Garbage Disposal Repair in Houston
Our Houston Plumbing Company has the knowledge and expertise you can trust when dealing with all aspects of your garbage disposal repair. Once your new system is installed, our plumbing technician will share with you all the details and tips for maintaining your new garbage disposal as needed so that your system will run smoothly for a years to come.
The Importance of Maintenance
Many people don’t realize the importance of taking care of their garbage disposals until we explain the problems that could occur should they ignore simple maintenance which prevents sink backups, leaking pipes, and equipment malfunction. It only takes a few minutes to perform monthly maintenance, and we can teach you the simple strategies needed to have your garbage disposal running for years to come.
However, like all technology, garbage disposals will eventually break down. When this occurs let Ben Franklin’s Houston plumbing technicians come to your rescue. We can fix your existing disposal or expertly install a new one.
Garbage Disposal Maintenance Tips
We know garbage disposal systems get a heavy workout from daily usage, here are some simple tips that we recommend you follow to extend the life of this valuable kitchen tool. Performing these garbage disposal tips on a weekly basis will help achieve maximum performance and extend the life of your garbage disposal.
- Putting a cup or two of ice through the disposal is a good tool to assist in maintaining the sharpness of your blades.
- To address the occasional odor associated with usage, discard a lemon or orange in the unit for a fresh scent.
- Pour a mixture of ammonia and warm water in the drain and let it sit for 30 minutes, then run cold water with your disposal turned on.