Garbage Disposals

Cooking and kitchen cleanup is a breeze when you have a garbage disposal. Learn how to take care of yours, how to get more out of it, and how to identify signs of trouble before they become big problems.

If it’s too late for that, call today for garbage disposal repair and replacement in Tracy.

Why Is My Garbage Disposal Tripping My Circuit Breaker?

Since its invention in 1927 by John W. Hammes, the garbage disposal has continued to be the kitchen's workhorse. Its design has remained relatively unchanged, but its importance has grown to the point that it is an essential appliance in our kitchens. They're effective in shredding leftover food and other [...]

By |2023-01-05T15:30:20+00:00January 5th, 2023|Garbage Disposals|

Is It OK to Run the Garbage Disposal while the Dishwasher is Running?

Yes, you can usually run your garbage disposal while the dishwasher is running. Even though your dishwasher and your garbage disposal share the same drain line, you can run them both at the same time. That is, assuming both the garbage disposal and dishwasher were installed properly and neither has [...]

By |2023-08-01T12:17:48+00:00April 5th, 2022|Garbage Disposals|

How Long Does a Garbage Disposal Last?

Garbage disposals are essential kitchen appliances, but even the best ones don’t last forever. Depending on the model you buy, and how you use it, your garbage disposal could last as little as 3-5 years, or as many as 15. Still, how long your garbage disposal lasts will depend on [...]

By |2022-02-25T13:26:37+00:00November 26th, 2019|Garbage Disposals|

Summer Sewer Problems to Watch Out for in Tracy

In Tracy, summer sewer problems can be just as dramatic as winter ones. While most people associate sewer problems with sudden, hard rains and flooding, the dry summer can do a number on your sewer as well. Here are a few summer sewer problems to watch out for in Tracy, [...]

By |2020-10-09T14:46:39+00:00July 9th, 2019|Garbage Disposals, Sewers|

Garbage Disposal Humming: What Now?

Jamming discarded food down your kitchen sink and flipping the switch to hear the satisfying grinding is almost an act of rebellion. Organic matter is masticated into nothingness and then it is gone. But there is an equal and opposite reaction in the pit in your stomach when you turn [...]

By |2019-03-05T15:17:14+00:00June 20th, 2018|Garbage Disposals|

How to Fix a Garbage Disposal That Only Hums

It happens to the best of us: One day, that handy little garbage disposal you keep under your sink stops being so handy. While you’re busy trying to clean up after a nice home-cooked dinner, your garbage disposal decides to sit there and hum instead of doing its job. Generally [...]

By |2023-08-01T12:09:23+00:00January 10th, 2018|Garbage Disposals|

Can I Put Chicken Bones in a Garbage Disposal?

With the holidays fast approaching, you’ll be cooking lots of stuffing, sweet potatoes, green onions, turkey – and yes, even chicken. While it’s clear that your food scraps can go in your green waste basket or down the garbage disposal, what should you do with your chicken bones? Can you [...]

By |2019-02-28T19:27:57+00:00November 17th, 2016|Garbage Disposals|
Go to Top