Is it bad to have a garbage disposal with a septic system?

Answer On One Hand: Effectiveness of Septic SystemsWhen properly maintained, a septic system is an effective way to treat waste water and is fairly self-cleaning. Septic systems transport water to a tank ... Read More »

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Can you use a garbage disposal with a septic tank?

Yes, you can use a garbage disposal with a septic tank. However, using a garbage disposal increases the amount of solid matter in the septic tank and may result in more frequent maintenance pumping... Read More »

DIY Garbage Disposal?

Whether your garbage disposal installation is new or you are replacing an existing unit, the procedure is not difficult. The tools you will need to install the unit are minimal. Although the instru... Read More »

How do you fix a garbage disposal?

Your disposal might be jammed. Look on the bottom of the disposal there is a hex indention on the bottom of the unit. Using an Allen wrence turn the indention back and forth several times. Remove t... Read More »

How do I fix my garbage disposal?

Hi Tim, I'm not quite sure by your wording if the disposal is jammed or clogged. If the water runs out freely with no backup, we can eliminate the clogged drain issue. If the water does not run f... Read More »