Do you have a sink full of dirty water or food? Odds are that your garbage disposal is not working correctly and it's time to call an expert- B C Plumbing Service Of SWFL Inc. Garbage disposals are a wonderful convenience, but as with any appliance, they can have problems. Popular causes of malfunctioning garbage disposals are:

  • Clogging
  • Excess Food Remnants
  • Failed Electrical Connection
  • Jammed Grinder
  • Misuse
  • Something Stuck in the Grinding Plates

Garbage Disposal Problem Solutions

Do not put yourself in a dangerous situation and try to stick your hand into the disposal to fix the problem. You can further damage the disposal by putting any utensil into the disposal to scrape it clean. Our trusted plumbers know the correct way to handle a faulty garbage disposal and will do safely. We will inspect the disposal, determine the problem and repair the issue.

If your garbage disposal has reached the end of its useful life, have an electrical problem or the motor is blown, replacing the unit may be your best option.

How to Avoid Problems in the Future

How to Avoid Problems in the Future

Once your garbage disposal has been repaired, it is important to take steps to avoid the problem in the future. Here is a list of items that should never be put in your garbage disposal:

  • Fat or Grease
  • Non-Food Items
  • Pasta
  • Potato Skins
  • Rice
  • Stringy Vegetables (i.e. Celery)
  • Whole Fruits or Vegetables