Garbage Disposal

How to Determine the Right Size Garbage Disposal

Selecting the right sized garbage disposal for your home is an important decision. With so many choices, you may feel overwhelmed at first, but it’s not as difficult as you might think. Purchasing a garbage disposal too small for your household can lead to drain clogs and jams, leaving you annoyed and frustrated. But buying one […]

Dull Garbage Disposal Blades: How to Fix

Over time, a garbage disposal’s blades become dull and unable to grind food as efficiently as they used to. After years of service, you’ll probably notice that it takes longer to grind your food waste. Simply put, your disposal just isn’t working as it once was.  When a garbage disposal is no longer efficient at grinding […]

What to Do When You Have A Smelly Garbage Disposal

There’s nothing worse than a smelly garbage disposal! But you might be suprised to know that there’s a good chance you’ll be able to fix the problem yourself. In fact, you probably already have the supplies in your kitchen. This article will give you 4 methods to help get your garbage disposal’s odor under control, plus […]

How to Install a Garbage Disposal: With Pictures

Installing a garbage disposal is a relatively easy task and something you can do yourself, especially if you’re a DYI kind of person. We’ll take you step-by-step thru the process with pictures and a video. This article primarly covers installing a garbage disposal for the first time. Although, if you are replacing your disposal, you’ll also […]

How To Unclog a Garbage Disposal: 4 Different Ways

Many homeowners simply call a plumber when their garbage disposal clogs or becomes jammed. But you might be suprised to know that it’s really not that difficult to fix yourself . . . even if you don’t consider yourself to be a DYI’er. This article will show you 4 different ways to unclog your garbage disposal, […]

8 Signs Its Time for a New Garbage Disposal

Knowing when it’s time to replace your garbage disposal can keep you from throwing away good money. Sometimes the writing is on the wall and there’s simply no doubt. But if you’re unsure of what to look for, it’s easy to fall into the repair trap.  Even the best garbage disposal won’t last forever. The International […]

How to Buy a Quiet Garbage Disposal

Finding a quiet garbage disposal can defintely make your time in the kitchen more pleasant. Nobody likes to hear a loud grinding noise. It’s disruptive, and if you’re listening to music, podcasts or simply trying to hold a conversation, it can bring the kitchen to a stop.  Suprisingly, many homeowners don’t consider how noisy a […]

How to Keep Your Garbage Disposal Healthy

Keeping your garbage disposal healthy isn’t a difficult task. Many homeowners never question what should and should not go down their disposals, but this can create a lot of issues down the road.  Knowing what not to put down the drain, and a few other realtively simple tasks, can keep your garbage disposal running healthy for […]

Leaky Garbage Disposal: Repair or Replace?

Determining the cause of your leaky garbage disposal is the first step in helping you decide if you’re up for the fix-it job or would rather simply have your unit replaced. “Use our quick navigation below to find out what to do with your leaky garbage disposal”Depending on the source of your leak, you could be […]

Garbage Disposal Leaking from Bottom: Here’s What to Do

If you notice the cabinet under your is sink wet, there’s a good chance that your garbage disposal is leaking. A garbage disposal leaking from the bottom can be a real problem, but fortunately there are other fixable issues that can be the culprit.If your garbage disposal is leaking, there are 3 common problems. We’ll […]