Upgrading Your Kitchen With a New Garbage Disposal?
Upgrading your kitchen with a new garbage disposal? Tired of your old disposal being underpowered or needing frequent repairs? Will Fix It professionals can help you determine the best replacement for your needs and budget.
Garbage Disposal Services from Will Fix It
Are you tired of dealing with unpleasant odors and a clogged kitchen sink? If so, it may be time to consider installing a garbage disposal. A garbage disposal can make your kitchen more efficient, hygienic, and eco-friendly, while also saving you time and money on plumbing repairs. At Will Fix It, we offer affordable garbage disposal installation and reliable service.
Signs You Need a New Garbage Disposal Installed
With proper maintenance, garbage disposals generally have lifespans of 10 to 15 years. There are a few signs that can indicate that you may need a new garbage disposal:
- Clogging – your garbage disposal is frequently or increasingly clogged.
- Foul odors – you notice odors coming from the disposal, even after a thorough clean.
- Leaks – water or other liquids are coming from the unit.
- Noises – rattling or grinding noises coming from the disposal.
Which Garbage Disposal Is Best?
There are two main types of garbage disposals: continuous feed and batch feed. Continuous feed garbage disposals are the most common type and are designed to operate continuously while running water. They allow you to add food waste to the disposal while it’s running. Batch feed garbage disposals, require you to load food waste into the disposal and then activate it with a stopper. Generally considered safer than continuous feed disposals, they may not be as efficient for larger households that generate a lot of food waste.
Garbage disposal horsepower is another important factor to consider when choosing a disposal. Higher horsepower disposals can handle tougher food waste and reduce the risk of clogs.
Garbage disposals can be hardwired or plugged into an electrical outlet. Hardwired disposals require professional installation and are more permanent. Plug-in disposals are easier to install and can be moved or replaced more easily.
Other factors to consider when choosing a garbage disposal include motor power, noise level, component materials, and grinding capacity.
Our expert plumbers can recommend the best garbage disposal for your needs and provide efficient installation services to ensure it’s up and running quickly.
How to Install a Garbage Disposal?
Installing a garbage disposal involves blades, electric work, and plumbing. While getting a garbage disposal installation kit and installing a unit yourself might be tempting, this mix of water and electrical work can be risky—done incorrectly, it can cause issues such as leaks or electrical issues down the line. If you’re unsure or uncomfortable with the process, we recommend contacting Will Fix It to seek the assistance of a professional plumber.
Garbage Disposal Repair
If you’re having issues with your garbage disposal, our team of skilled plumbers can diagnose and repair them. There are several common issues with garbage disposals that may require repair:
- Clogs: Food particles, grease, and other debris can build up and cause clog the disposal or drain line.
- Leaks: The disposal may develop leaks in the sink flange or dishwasher connection.
- Jammed Impellers: The impellers that grind up the food can become jammed.
- Motor Malfunctions: The motor may be noisy, not grind food properly, or fail to turn on.
If you are experiencing any of these issues with your garbage disposal, it’s important to seek professional repair services to prevent further damage.
Troubleshooting Your Disposal
When a garbage disposal is not functioning properly, it can be frustrating and inconvenient. Some common issues include a jammed disposal, unusual noises, leaking, or not turning on at all. Troubleshooting these issues can involve checking for clogs, inspecting the blades for damage, resetting the disposal, or adjusting the mounting hardware. However, it is important to remember that working on a garbage disposal can be dangerous, and it is best to let a professional provide a safe repair solution. If the issue is drain related, we also provide high-quality drain cleaning services.
We can offer a no-cost analysis of the disposal unit, and will help you determine whether your unit needs repair or replacement. If a replacement is needed, our friendly staff will help you find the right unit for your home.
Prompt and Effective Service
Don’t let a malfunctioning disposal ruin your day. Our experienced plumbing professionals can provide top-notch garbage disposal services, ensuring that your kitchen is clean and functional. Call now to schedule a no-cost consultation.