Birmingham Garbage Disposal Care

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

In hopes of having property owners not have unanticipated Birmingham garbage disposal repairs, and to make certain it stays clean and odor free, we put this infographic together to highlight the products that one ought to not put into a disposer.

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

In terms of properly running the disposal system, make certain that only cold water is made use of and have the water running on high before turning on the disposer. Then, in little amounts put food waste into it. Once all the waste is chopped up, run the disposal for 30 to 60 seconds longer. And of course, keep the water running until after the disposal is switched off.

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

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Here is our infographic too:

Garbage Disposal Repair Birmingham