Chandler Garbage Disposal Care

Posted by on Nov 13, 2014 in Garbage Disposal Repair Chandler

In hopes of having homeowners not have unforeseen Chandler garbage disposal repairs, and to make certain it remains clean and smell free, we put this infographic together to highlight the items that one need to not put into a disposer.

One of the leading food waste items to not put in a garbage disposal unit is grease. It seems harmless enough since it is mostly a liquid and soft, however can quickly congest water pipes considering that it can adhere to the insides of drain pipes. Grease rather should be put in the trash bin. Other products that must not go in are bones, onion and potato peels, celery, shells from shell fish, large amounts of coffee grounds, and pastas (which can likewise make a sticky mess in ones drain pipes).

In terms of properly running the disposal unit, see to it that just cold water is used and have the water running on high before turning on the disposer. Then, in percentages put food waste into it. As soon as all the waste is chopped up, run the disposal for 30 to 60 seconds longer. And of course, keep the water running till after the disposal is turned off.

To keep the disposal blades clean and without debris, chop up a couple of ice cubes to clean it. Also, chop lemon slices or other citrus peels to assist in keeping odors away.

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Here is our infographic too:

Garbage Disposal Repair Chandler