Garbage Disposal

Don’t throw that down there: How to keep the garbage disposal clog-free during the holidays

With the fall season upon us, the holidays are right around the corner. And that means meals with family and friends.  When you’ve got family visiting for a few days, you’ll likely be cooking, eating, and cleaning up together. And that can open up the possibility of having one or more family members put something […]

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When to Replace Your Garbage Disposal

Although a lot can be done to prolong the lifetime of a garbage disposal, sometimes replacement is necessary.  Here are some signs you may need a new garbage disposal.

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Three Things to Remember When Fixing Your Garbage Disposal

A garbage disposal can present certain risks when repairing it. Here are some things to be aware of when fixing your garbage disposal.

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Is My Garbage Disposal Compatible with My Plumbing and Electrical?

Although most garbage disposals are built to be compatible with nearly any kitchen, you may need to adapt a garbage disposal to your power system or pipes.  Here are a few things you should consider about making your garbage disposal compatible with your kitchen.

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Is Horsepower Important in a New Garbage Disposal?

A garbage disposal is one of the few kitchen appliances where horsepower is something to consider in your search for a new unit. But how much does it matter?

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How to Fix a Jammed Garbage Disposal

Got a jammed garbage disposal?  Here are some easy steps you can take to try and clear it yourself.

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How to Clean Your Garbage Disposal

Got smells? Here are three easy ways to clean out your garbage disposal and get it smelling fresh again.

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Things You Should Never Put down the Garbage Disposal

Want to keep your garbage disposal running for years?  The easiest thing to do is to avoid putting certain things into it that can cause clogs are damage.

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Garbage disposals: How do they work?

Often we assume garbage disposals are simply comprised of a motor powering a set of rotating blades that work to cut up our food.  However, garbage disposals are a lot more complicated than that.  Here’s how they work:

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Is It Time to Replace Your Garbage Disposal?

Like anything else in your house, garbage disposals wear out over time. But when is it necessary to replace it? That depends on how old it is and how it’s been treated over the years.  If you routinely do some basic things like run cold water through it after you use it and keep large pieces […]

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