If the sink in your Fort Collins home is full of dirty water and food, it means your garbage disposal isn’t working properly and it it is time to call in one of the plumbing experts at Lighten Up Plumbing, Heating, Cooling and Electric. Garbage disposals are a great appliance to have, but as with any modern convenience, when they break down, you are in for a major headache. Your garbage disposal may be malfunctioning due to:
- Jammed Grinder
- Something Stuck In The Grinding Plates
- Failed Electrical Connection
- A Tripped Reset Button
- Excess Food Remnants
Garbage Disposal Solutions
Your garbage disposal is not something that a home handyman should attempt to fix! You could further damage the disposal or put yourself in harm’s way if you stick your hand into the disposal to fix the problem. Our trained technicians know the proper way to handle a faulty garbage disposal and will do so safely. We will inspect the disposal, determine the problem and repair the issue – so you don’t have to.
For most issues, including jams and clogs, we can remove the problem and return your garbage disposal to normal. If your garbage disposal has reached the end of its useful life, have an electrical problem or the motor is blown, replacing the unit may be your best option.
How to Avoid Problems In The Future
Once your garbage disposal has been repaired, it is important to take steps to avoid the problem in the future. Here is a list of items that should never be put in your garbage disposal:
- Fat Or Grease
- Stringy Vegetables Such As Celery
- Potato Skins
- Whole Fruits Or Vegetables
- Non-Food Items Such As Silverware, Bones And Dirt
Avoid the annoyance of a broken garbage disposal! Call Lighten Up Plumbing, Heating, Cooling and Electric for garbage disposal replacement, repair or service today!