Chattanooga Garbage Disposal Care

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

In hopes of having property owners not have unexpected Chattanooga garbage disposal repairs, and to ensure it stays clean and odor free, we put this infographic together to highlight the products that one must not put into a disposer.

Among the leading food waste items to not put in a garbage disposal unit is grease. It seems harmless enough given that it is primarily a fluid and soft, however can easily congest pipes considering that it can stick to the insides of sink pipes. Grease should be put put in the wastebasket. Other items that ought to not enter are bones, onion and potato peels, celery, shells from shell fish, large quantities of coffee grounds, and pastas (which can also make a sticky mess in ones drain pipes).

In terms of correctly running the disposal system, make certain that just cold water is made use of and have the water running on high prior to switching on the disposer. Then, in percentages put food waste into it. When all the waste is chopped up, run the disposal for 30 to 60 seconds longer. And of course, keep the water running up until after the disposal is shut off.

To keep the disposal blades clean and free of debris, chop up a few 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 Chattanooga