Tips to Keeping The Garbage Disposal Running Fine
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If your choice is not to buy a new disposer immediately, then understanding that most problems can be directly linked to improper use. For that reason, keep your garbage disposals running with these simple tips on proper usage and what to avoid when operating your disposer.
- Do keep your garbage disposals clean, by pouring a little dish soap inside and letting it run for a minute or two after using
- Do run your garbage disposals regularly
- Do use of cold water because the temperature will help greases and oils to solidify and be chopped up easier
- Do grind some egg shells, small chicken and fish bones periodically in order to scour the disposer blade clean
- Do cut large items into smaller pieces
- Do use Orange peels to reduce the odor of your garbage disposals
- Don’t grind glass, plastic or metal. (Non-biodegradable items are a no, no)
- Don’t put large of amounts of waste in at a time
- Don’t grind cigarette butts or ashes
- Don’t pour grease, oil or fat into your garbage disposal or drain
- Don’t grind items like corn husks, celery stalks, onion skins, potato peels and artichokes
- Don’t use chemical drain cleaners to clean your drains they can harm your plumbing