What is the purpose of a garbage disposal?

Answer A garbage disposal is a device that is installed into a sink. The general purpose of a garbage disposal unit is to eliminate food waste from the home or workplace, providing several beneficial uses... Read More »

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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 »

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 »

Do you need a pee trap with a garbage disposal?

Most plumbers would say yes, of course . . . but I have my doubts. The purpose of the pee trap is to prevent sewer gas leaks into the home and to catch your engagement ring when you drop it in the ... Read More »