Garbage Disposal Repair: What NOT to Put in Your Disposal

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If you need a garbage disposal repair, you definitely want professionalism and knowledge. One of the problems that most homeowners have dealing with their household appliances is a leaking or a stalled garbage disposal. When using your garbage disposal, you will need to know some tips on what to do, and what not to do, so Able Appliance is here to help! All things garbage disposal repair – we got your back.

There are some general rules when using a garbage disposal to keep it running and free from garbage disposal repair. There is nothing worse than your kitchen garbage disposal breaking down on you – clogged sinks can breed all kinds of bacteria and smells. Plus, if the kitchen sink backs up; the dishwasher won’t clean your dishes because your garbage disposal won’t work to remove the food and particles from your drain. Every appliance is always going to need to be serviced regularly – so call the garbage disposal repair experts to help you today. Some things you should NOT do when using a disposal include:

  • Pour fats, oils, or grease (FOG) down any of your drains – this can clog pipes and lead to raw sewage overflows.
  • Use hot water when running your garbage disposal.
  • NEVER grind any of these:
    • inorganic material (glass, plastic, paper, etc.)
    • stringy and starchy vegetables
    • hard stuff (large bones, pits, seeds, etc.)
    • excess amounts of anything (feed items in slowly)

If you continue to follow these tips, you should rarely have the need for a garbage disposal repair. But if you do, the trusted family at Able Appliance has you covered!

Able Appliance Repair started out in 1983 with only one technician and has since expanded to a family of twenty-one. We have been repairing and servicing garbage disposals in the Kansas City area for over 30 years – including areas such as North Kansas City, Liberty, Gladstone, Platte Woods, Weatherby Lake, Independence, Leawood, Prairie Village, Lenexa, Olathe, Overland Park, Blue Springs, Lee’s Summit and many more. Some brands we specialize in repairing include Whirlpool, Kenmore, InSinkErator, Badger, and KitchenAid. We guarantee our work and look forward to being your dependable appliance repair company! Contact Able Appliance today for your garbage disposal repair needs and more!