Possibly one of the scariest appliances in your home is the garbage disposer, especially when it comes to cleaning it or it stops working. Roto Rooter wants you to know how in a few simple steps, you can clean or fix your garbage disposer without losing a finger or a hand.
Cleaning Your Garbage Disposer
Foul odors can occur from a buildup of food debris within the disposal. Try these steps to eliminate odors:
Garbage Disposer Stops Working
Your disposer has an overload protector that senses if the motor is overheating and shuts it off. If your disposer cuts off during operation, it may be this broken electrical connection.
Eventually your old garbage disposal will simply wear out and you’ll need to replace it with a new one. Advanced DIYers can do it themselves but it can be an all day job for the inexperienced. When it’s time to replace your garbage disposal, call Roto-Rooter. Or buy one yourself at the local home store and hire Roto-Rooter to install it for you.
For more tips around the kitchen, visit RotoRooter.com.
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