Garbage Disposals in Westchester County
If you find yourself with a sink full of backed up water and food, you may be facing a serious garbage disposal problem. Don’t risk a hand or finger to a DIY project, call the plumbing experts at T. Webber Plumbing & Heating today. Garbage disposals are a great appliance to have in the kitchen, but as with any machine, it can be incredibly frustrating when they break down. Your garbage disposal may malfunctioning for many reasons, but look for these common issues:
- Grinder that are jammed by a foreign object
- Objects stuck in the grinding plates
- Misuse of disposal
- Faulty or broken electrical connection
- A tripped reset button
- Excess food build up
- Clogged lines
Garbage Disposal Solutions
While a simple jam in your disposal might seem like a simple issue any handy homeowner could tackle, damaging your garbage disposal or injuring your hand is a very real possibility if it isn’t done properly. Don’t risk a finger or hand, the trained technicians at T. Webber know the proper way to handle a faulty garbage disposal and will complete the work with all ten digits intact. We will inspect the disposal, locate the cause of them problem and fix the issue the same day.
The most common issue found with garbage disposals tends to be clogs and jams caused by food. A trained technician can properly power down your disposal and safety clear out drain, ensuring your equipment stays intact and there is no further damage to the disposal. If you have an older disposal, have a major electrical issue or the motor is damaged, replacing the unit may be your best option. This will save you money in the long run and ward off future breakdowns, keeping your kitchen up and running.
How to Avoid Problems In The Future
Once your garbage disposal has been repaired, it is important to take steps to avoid the problem in the future. Older disposals are more susceptible to break downs, so if you aren’t having your system replaced, you need to be extra vigilant in your daily usage. Here is a list of items that you should avoid putting into your garbage disposal:
- Fat and grease
- Potato skin
- Whole pieces of vegetables
- Whole pieces of fruit
- Other non-food objects
Problems happen sometimes, and if you need up dropping a fork or bone down your disposal your bound to have a few. Call the experts at T. Webber to help you solve your garbage disposal problems quickly, and without causing further damage to your property. Call today!