An in-sink disposal is one of the most useful appliances in the kitchen if you know how to operate it correctly. If not, you can spend a lot of money calling a plumber to unjam disposal blades. Unjamming a disposal and operating one correctly is not difficult. Following are three suggestions to help keep your disposal working at all times. For more information about kitchen disposals, visit us at Roto-Rooter.com.
A kitchen disposal will function well if you take care of it. The following are steps you should follow to correctly operate your appliance:
Dislodging garbage disposal blades is not difficult. Even those with very little plumbing experience can get the blades moving again by completing the following steps:
If the disposal doesn't work after completing these steps, repeat the steps again one or two more times. If you still can't get it to work and the blades are rotating freely, you may need to replace the appliance. Feel free to call Roto-Rooter to install a new disposal if you need one.
There are a few foods and items that should never be put into a disposal. The following items are either hard on the disposal blades or can cause a clog further down the line:
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