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Garbage Disposals Installation and Repair

Garbage disposals have proven to be so useful that it's fast becoming unusual for a house not to have one. Despite their prevalence, though, most people still can't properly install or repair them, since doing either typically requires plumbing and electrical skills. But all Plumber San Jose personnel have these skills, and can thus carry out proper garbage disposal installation and repair. Contact us to avail of our plumbing services.

Acquainting Yourself with Garbage Disposals

Like all other garbage disposals, yours must be placed directly under your kitchen sink to dispose of food remains. This waste will make its way into your disposal through your sink drain. Once in your disposal's grinding chamber, a shredder will tear it up into small particles, and an impeller arm and plate will force these particles down the drainpipe.

We'll teach you how your garbage disposal works so that you can quickly determine if something is amiss. If you do notice anything, contact us and we'll be there shortly to tend to the problem/s.

Repairing Garbage Disposals

Garbage disposal repair may be possible, but it's far from simple. In order to be successful, you must have acquired the requisite tools and skills, and have made the necessary preparations. Even so, DIY plumbing work should only cover minor repairs; you can trust us to handle any other repair job. Our services guarantee flawless and inexpensive repairs. But if you're resolute in doing the repairs yourself, turn off the disposal before you start.

Keeping Garbage Disposals Clean

Keeping your disposal and sink drain clean is the most effective way to stave off bacteria, odors, and clogs formed by the accumulation of waste. Cleanliness can also keep your disposal working well into the future.

Cleaning should always begin with removing items lodged in your disposal with tongs or pliers. Flushing impurities from the drain should follow: plug the sink, fill it with 2-4 inches of water, pull the plug, and turn on your disposal.

Do you already have a clogged drain to clear? If so, remove its trap and get rid of the blockage. If you can't find the obstruction, use an auger or plumber's snake to clear the drainpipe. Keep in mind, though, you don't have to burden yourself with all these responsibilities. Contact us and we'll be glad to clean your disposal and clear your drain. Our maintenance services will allow your disposal to stay in top shape and avoid problems in the future.

Garbage Disposal Plumbing Services/Guidance

After cleaning and clearing, place some citrus peels into your disposal while letting cold water flow down your sink drain. Then, switch the disposal on. This finishing touch should freshen up your drain.

Ask us for more tips or information on garbage disposal repair, installation, and maintenance. You can also contact us at any time to request for our plumbing services. As your plumbing guide and service provider, Plumber San Jose will do everything to serve you.