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Garbage Disposal

Garbage Disposals for Septic Tanks: What You Should Know

If your home uses a septic system you likely either don’t have a garbage disposal, or you’re wondering if you can have a garbage disposal with a septic tank. Although, many homeowners choose to play it safe and not install one, the fact of the matter is, you actually can use a garbage disposal with […]

How to Replace a Garbage Disposal Splash Guard

It’s not uncommon to need to replace the garbage disposal splash guard that sits inside your sink drain. These rubber flaps take a beating and often tear or break apart. Fortunately, they are inexpensive and relatively easy to replace. This article will cover what you need to know to replace your garbage disposal splash guard […]

Garbage Disposal Air Switch: The Definitive Guide

Garbage disposal air switches are a convenient way to operate your garbage disposal. They are simple to use and  surprisingly easy to install. If you own a garbage disposal, you should definitely consider installing a garbage disposal air switch. This article will cover what you need to know about air switches for garbage disposals. How […]

Buying Guide for the Quietest Garbage Disposal

Owning a quiet garbage disposal can definitely make your time in the kitchen more pleasant. Nobody likes to hear a loud grinding noise. It’s disruptive, and if you’re listening to music, podcasts or simply trying to hold a conversation, it can bring the kitchen to a stop. Choosing the quietest garbage disposal on the market might […]

Garbage Disposal Leaking from Bottom: Here’s How to Repair

    When you notice water under your kitchen sink, there’s a good chance that your garbage disposal is leaking. There’s a number of issues that can cause a leak. It could be an improper seal on the flange, a drain issue, or simply the unit itself. But if your garbage disposal is leaking from the bottom, […]

InSinkErator Evolution Excel vs Waste King L-8000

Should you buy the InSinkErator Evolution Excel or the Waste King L-8000? If you’ve been shopping for garbage disposals, there’s a good chance that you’ve stumbled across both. You may even be on the fence between which to buy. Both of these disposals have powerful 1-horsepower motors, but each manufacturer approaches the method of disposing garbage […]

How to Buy a Garbage Disposal: A Buyers Guide

If you’re in the market to buy a garbage disposal, you probably have a few questions. Most homes today come with a disposal already in place, but that’s not the case for many older homes. Whether you need to replace an existing garbage disposal or install one for the first time, this buyers guide will help […]

How to Determine the Right Size Garbage Disposal

Selecting the right sized garbage disposal for your home is an important decision. With so many choices, you may feel overwhelmed at first, but it’s not as difficult as you might think. Purchasing a garbage disposal too small for your household can lead to drain clogs and jams, leaving you annoyed and frustrated. But buying […]

Dull Garbage Disposal Blades: How to Fix

Over time, a garbage disposal’s blades become dull and unable to grind food as efficiently as they used to. After years of service, you’ll probably notice that it takes longer to grind your food waste. Simply put, your disposal just isn’t working as it once was.  When a garbage disposal is no longer efficient at grinding […]

What to Do When You Have A Smelly Garbage Disposal

There’s nothing worse than a smelly garbage disposal! But you might be suprised to know that there’s a good chance you’ll be able to fix the problem yourself. In fact, you probably already have the supplies in your kitchen. This article will give you 4 methods to help get your garbage disposal’s odor under control, plus […]

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