by Duane Blanton on December 5, 2014 - Uncategorized

Maintaining a Garbage Disposal


Garbage DisposalWhen your garbage disposal is no longer working, you may be inclined to go buy another. However, you do not need to invest money in another garbage disposal. A plumber is able to repair these units with a few simple parts, and the plumber may uncover lingering problems with your current unit. The items below show how a garbage disposal can be fixed in short order.

A Smell

If you have a bad smell coming from the garbage disposal, you want to make sure you have a plumber look at the unit. The plumber can clean out the unit for you, or they can remove the unit to check all its parts. The plumber can take the disposal apart, and they will be able to see where the smell is coming from. Also, they will be able to show you why the smell was happening. You can use this advice to avoid the smell in the future.


Round Lake PlumberWhen the garbage disposal is smoking or burning, you need to have it looked at immediately. The smoking could have something to do with the wiring, but the smoking might have something to do with the interior components. The garbage disposal can be repaired quickly if the plumber is able to get the right parts. Many plumbers bring these parts with them on the truck, and they can complete the job quickly.

The Pipes

The pipes that are connected to the garbage disposal can be repaired quickly, or the things that are producing the bad odor might be in these pipes. The plumber can flush these pipes, or they can snake the pipes before they move on to other parts of the system.

When you call a plumber for help with your garbage disposal, they can go through a number of steps to fix the system. Each step in the process is going to give you a much better garbage disposal, and you can get rid of the smell in the system. You need to call your plumber when you notice the problem, and the plumber can immediately turn up at your house with a solution.

If your home is in need of garbage disposal services, call Duane Blanton at (847) 855-0000 for the best services in the Round Lake area. 

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