Garbage disposals are a staple of most kitchens here in Atlanta, GA, and because they’re so good at getting rid of foodstuffs for us, we tend to take them for granted. The purpose of a garbage disposal is to grind the food up into sufficiently small particles to let is all slip down the drain easily. But not every kind of food can be disposed of in such a manner, and if you throw the wrong foods down the drain, they’re apt to either damage the disposal of clog up the pipes. Neither outcome is particularly welcome and requires the services of a trained plumber to fix.
You can avoid that outcome simply by taking care which foods you throw down the kitchen drain. Some of them are likely known to you, but others my surprise you. The list includes, but is not limited to, the following:
If you run into trouble with your garbage disposal, call the pros at Quick Action Plumbers to get it resolved!