Greenville Garbage Disposal Repairs & Installations
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You may not think all that much of your garbage disposal, but the truth is it’s an indispensable part of your kitchen drain system. Garbage disposals are important because they give you a safe and easy way to dispose of many different types of food waste, flushing them down the drain where they can safely decompose and create nutrients for the environment around us. As for your home, your garbage disposal helps stop odors by eliminating the need for food to sit and rot in your trash can. It also helps keep pests like bugs and rodents out of your home by removing the smells that attract and lure them inside. This is why you must take any problem with your garbage disposal seriously and why the team at Waldrop Plumbing – Heating – Air is the name to call when you need garbage disposal service.
Waldrop Plumbing – Heating – Air has consistently delivered outstanding-quality plumbing services to customers throughout the Greenville area for over 50 years. In that time, we’ve learned a thing or two about what it takes to be the number-one name in local plumbing services. We’re constantly looking at ways to improve what we do and make ourselves better, and that includes listening to our customers in every job we take. We regularly undergo professional training to improve our skills, and every member of our team is hand-selected for their outstanding reputation for customer service. We service all makes and models of garbage disposals, and we’ve never come across a problem we couldn’t solve. When your home or business demands the absolute best, make sure you’re putting it in the hands of the skilled Greenville garbage disposal services team at Waldrop Plumbing – Heating – Air.
If your garbage disposal needs professional attention, call Waldrop Plumbing – Heating – Air at (864) 641-4011 to schedule your appointment.
Garbage Disposal Repairs
Garbage disposals will eventually break down. While these devices are engineered to last a long time while operating under some seriously heavy loads, they face their fair share of hazards and can eventually break down if not properly cared for. Here at Waldrop Plumbing – Heating – Air, we know garbage disposals inside and out and can quickly diagnose and repair a wide variety of issues.
We fix all types of garbage disposal problems, including:
- Food waste overflow
- Rotors that aren’t spinning
- Strange smells
- Extremely loud operation
- Strange noises
- The disposal won’t turn on
We service all makes and models of garbage disposals, meaning we can help you with whatever problem you’re experiencing, no matter the age of your system. If your problem isn’t financially feasible to fix, we’ll advise you to replace your unit—a service that also helps improve kitchen functionality and overall kitchen drain health at the same time!
New Disposal Installations
There may very well come a time where you have to replace your garbage disposal — or maybe you live in an older home where a disposal was never actually installed. Here at Waldrop Plumbing – Heating – Air, we offer garbage disposal installation services, ensuring that your new system is set up and working as it should. We help with all aspects of the installation process, including connecting your new disposal to your kitchen drain for safety and ease of functionality. Your new unit will be leak-free, working great, and ready to provide you with a safe and effective method of food disposal when we’re done.
Waldrop Plumbing – Heating – Air is ready to handle all of your garbage disposal needs! Contact us today.
Frequently Asked Questions
HOW CAN I KEEP MY GARBAGE DISPOSAL WORKING?
There is one major rule to keep in mind for your garbage disposal: no grease, oil, fats, or similarly gooey substances. These things can often pass easily into your garbage disposal and then harden rapidly into a mess you will never quite clear out. Even if these substances do make it through your disposal, in the colder months of Greer, there’s a good chance these substances hit cold pipes further in and harden into clogged drains, affecting more than just your disposal. For similar reasons, avoid using your garbage disposal on food items that expand, like rice.
WHAT CAN I DO TO FIX MY GARBAGE DISPOSAL?
While we recommend against most garbage disposal DIY repairs, you can try running hot water, enzymatic cleaners, or vinegar and baking soda through your garbage disposal to get the gunk out. Make sure you reset it if you tripped the internal breaker by pushing the small button on the underside of your garbage disposal. If this isn’t enough, it’s time to call in the pros for proper garbage disposal repair.
WHY IS WATER LEAKING FROM MY DISHWASHER?
Many dishwashers drain through the disposal of the adjacent sink, meaning that a blockage in your disposal will be a blockage for your dishwasher. For similar reasons, if you have a blockage past your sink and continue to run the sink, water can end up in your dishwasher—especially if you try to plunge it or otherwise add pressure.
HOW CAN I KEEP MY DISPOSAL CLEAN AND FRESH?
Make sure you always run your disposal with cold water during the grinding process. Hot water can have negative effects if you use it at this point, and if you need it to melt grease, you’re already doing something wrong. For cleaning, on the other hand, use vinegar and baking soda and flush with hot or even boiling water.
CAN I PUT A LIQUID PLUMBER DOWN MY DISPOSAL?
Any experienced plumber will almost always recommend against liquid plumbing products because the effects they can have on your plumbing will be unpredictable at best. Liquid plumbing also does nothing to resolve the root cause of your clog while potentially pushing you closer to needing a full replacement of drains, pipes, etc. If you’re going to use anything, stick to safer enzymatic products.
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