When to Replace Your Garbage Disposal

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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. Want to learn how to fix a jammed garbage disposal? Click Here If the garbage disposal is operating poorly and is older than eight years or…

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How to Fix a Jammed Garbage Disposal

jammed garbage disposal

Got a jammed garbage disposal?  Here are some easy steps you can take to try and clear it yourself. Check to see if there is power going to the disposal. If you turn on the disposal and hear a hum, that indicates that there is power to the unit. Push the red reset button on…

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How to Clean Your Garbage Disposal

orange and ice

Got smells? Here are three easy ways to clean out your garbage disposal and get it smelling fresh again. Lemon Cut several small pieces of lemon that will easily grind in the disposal will leave it smelling like citrus. Ice Put several ice cubes into the disposal. Turn on the disposal and turn on the…

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Garbage disposals: How do they work?

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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: Inside the garbage disposal, a metal plate with a hole in the middle spins around. The hole…

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