Safely Unclogging the Garbage Disposal

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Garbage disposals are helpful but tricky appliances. They take care of the small particles of food; however, sometimes they can have their downfalls, such as if they get clogged. Clogs happen from time to time no matter how well you take care of your garbage disposal, but no worries. There is a safe way of unclogging the garbage disposal. Read below on how to safely unclog the appliance.

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Signs of Garbage Disposal Failings

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The garbage disposal is a helpful tool, but when it comes to replacing them, it could be a hassle. There is also the point on not wanting to replace the disposal if there is no need. There are certain signs to look for when the garbage disposal is beginning to fail. Read below to see what they are.

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Don’t Put These In Your Garbage Disposal

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Garbage disposals are an extremely helpful appliance that makes doing dishes and cleaning up a breeze. But, there are some things that even your tough garbage disposal cannot handle. And, if these select items are put in your garbage disposal, they cannot only damage your disposal, but your plumbing, too.

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Garbage Disposal Pros and Cons

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Are you thinking about getting a garbage disposal but not sure? A garbage disposal is a nifty machine that breaks down biodegradable food waste into tiny particles.  Having a garbage disposal is convenient but it might not be for you. Here we have listed the pros and cons of a garbage disposal

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Cleaning Your Kitchen with Lemon

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Lemon has so many uses. But did you know that you can use it to clean your entire kitchen? Follow these tips so you can learn how to use lemon to clean your entire kitchen. Continue reading

Naturally deodorize a stinky garbage disposal

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If you have a garbage disposal in your sink you know how helpful it is in your kitchen! One of the main reasons your kitchen might smell is because your garbage disposal needs to be cleaned out! Every now and then the disposal itself needs to be cleaned to eliminate odors that might be lurking around down there. You can buy chemical products that declog your garbage disposal or you can make a natural deodorizing method that is also cheaper than commercial products! Below we have some quick ways to absorb the smell in your garbage disposal!

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Garbage Disposal Maintenance

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The last thing you want to do after making dinner and washing the dishes is clawing out remains of food scraps. Thank god for garbage disposals, it saves you the hassle of a gross task and that is why it is important to keep up your garbage disposal maintenance! Homeowners fail to properly use their garbage disposals which can lead them to face frequent problems. No worries! With these simple procedures, your garbage disposal will be kept up to maintenance and it will reduce your chances of problems!

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Benefits of Trash Compactors

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As our planet and the environment around us is trying to become more sustainable and environmentally responsible it is important to take precautionary steps to help out in every way possible. Although it may not seem relevant, trash compactors can contribute to this responsibility. They can also help us in other ways we may not have even known about. Here are the benefits of using a trash compactor for your household or your business.

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Last Minute Holiday Home Tips

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The holidays are almost here and before you know it, your guests will be knocking on your door. With so much to do in addition to your regular day-to-day, it can get a little stressful.  We thought we’d help you out with a quick list of tips and to do’s for those last few days before the main event.    Continue reading

Why is My Garbage Disposal Leaking?

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You have noticed some water leaking from the bottom of your sink that seems to be coming from your garbage disposal. If a unit inside of your disposal is leaking, it most likely needs to be replaced. Some repairs require a specialist, but other can be replaced by simple do-it-yourself steps!

The leak could be coming from four common areas on you garbage disposal:

  1. The sink flange – silver part above cutting chamber where the sink and disposal unit 24682609_sconnect directly
  2. The inlet hose- the black rubber hose connecting to the upper part of the black cutting chamber
  3. The drain – drain pipe attached in the middle of cutting chamber, below hose.
  4. The bottom of the disposal – water could be draining from the bottom of your disposal – Call a specialist

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