Oceanside Garbage Disposal Care

Posted by on Nov 13, 2014 in Garbage Disposal Repair Oceanside

In hopes of having homeowners not have unexpected Oceanside garbage disposal repairs, and to see to it it stays clean and odor free, we put this infographic together to highlight the products that one must not put into a disposer.

One of the leading food waste products to not put in a garbage disposal unit is grease. It seems safe enough considering that it is mainly a fluid and soft, however can easily clog up pipes given that it can adhere to the insides of sink pipes. Grease should be put put in the trash bin. Other items that should not enter are bones, onion and potato peels, celery, shells from shell fish, large amounts of coffee grounds, and pastas (which can likewise make a sticky mess in ones drain pipes).

In regards to correctly running the disposal unit, ensure that just cold water is used and have the water running on high prior to switching on the disposer. Then, in percentages put food waste into it. As soon as all the waste is chopped up, run the disposal for 30 to 60 seconds longer. And naturally, keep the water running until after the disposal is shut off.

To keep the disposal blades clean and free of debris, chop up a couple of ice cubes to clean it. Likewise, chop lemon slices or other citrus peels to assist in keeping smells away.

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Here is our infographic too:

Garbage Disposal Repair Oceanside