Garbage Disposals

Garbage disposals are one of the simplest conveniences in your kitchen, but they don’t always work like they should. Follow our guides to make sure you’re using yours correctly.

And if you ever need garbage disposal repair in Castro Valley or surrounding cities, we’re only a phone call away. We also offer regular maintenance and garbage disposal replacement performed by helpful, talented, and fully licensed plumbing professionals.

Garbage Disposal Sounds Weak: What It Means and What To Do

Having a garbage disposal in your kitchen is a handy addition to your sink. It helps clean up organic matter while also working to prevent clogs in your sink drains. However, from time to time you may notice your garbage disposal seeming weak or making strange noises. This can be due to a variety of [...]

By |2023-03-13T15:20:24+00:00March 13th, 2023|Garbage Disposals|

Can Potato and Carrot Peels Go in a Garbage Disposal?

Garbage disposals can be a wonderful addition to your kitchen. They are great at breaking up small amounts of organic matter and sending it safely through your plumbing system for disposal. However, it’s not uncommon for some items to be placed in a garbage disposal that shouldn’t be. While this handy tool can take care [...]

By |2022-12-13T10:52:21+00:00December 13th, 2022|Garbage Disposals|

Garbage Disposal Sounds like Grinding Metal?

If your garbage disposal sounds like grinding metal, your first thought should be to peek down there with a flashlight. Yes, grinding metal sounds, rattling sounds, or other large noises usually indicate mechanical issues. Sometimes you'll get lucky and it's just a penny stuck in your garbage disposal, but what if you can't see a [...]

By |2022-10-10T19:21:19+00:00October 2nd, 2018|Garbage Disposals|

How to Fix a Garbage Disposal that Only Hums

There is a certain satisfaction when you stuff your leftovers down the garbage disposal to hear the mechanical jaws whirr the organic material into nothingness. But the opposite is true when you flip the switch and hear nothing but a gentle hum. What’s happening and what do you do next? Fixing a garbage disposal that [...]

By |2018-11-07T19:19:02+00:00May 29th, 2018|Garbage Disposals|
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