Ready for a different garbage disposal in Albany? Look no further than D.A. Bennett Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning.
We’ll support you in finding one that matches your needs—and budget—and expertly install it.
We can also help if you want garbage disposal repair. One of our Experts will come to your house to determine the problem and get your disposal operating shortly.
Whatever service you need, it’s supported by our 100% Satisfaction Guarantee for a year.*
Common Garbage Disposal Problems
Here are some garbage disposal problems we commonly repair:
- Garbage disposal won’t start.
- Disposal makes noise but isn’t operating correctly.
- Disposal is leaking.
- Disposal reeks and the odor won’t go away.
- Water won’t drain or is draining sluggishly through the disposal.
You should always drizzle cold water into the garbage disposal while breaking down foods. Cold water sets oils that have been poured in. This makes it smoother for the system to break them up.
Garbage disposals also must have everyday use to avoid corrosion.
Fixing a Leaky Garbage Disposal
A leaky garbage disposal can be restored if you can find the part that's causing the problem.
If you find a beat up or leaky part, put in a new one. Don’t use plumber’s putty to stop cracks.
Disposals may leak over time due to:
- Deterioration on the seals
- Unsecured pipes
- Flanges or gaskets that have dried out and split
- Breaks in the garbage disposal body
Some disposals are connected to the dishwasher, which allows for self-cleaning. This area frequently experiences leaks as well.
These malfunctions can be fixed except for cracks in the body or interior lining of the disposal. If this is your problem, you will need to replace your garbage disposal.
It can take a DIYer a lot of time to diagnose and complete simple repairs, so factor that into the cost when choosing to tackle the problem on your own.
Having a skilled technician like one from D.A. Bennett Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning diagnose and take care of the problem can help catch other parts that may be about to stop working. That way, you won’t find yourself fixing the same disposal two weeks later.
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