With THANKSGIVING just days away, we are all thinking of Family, Food and Football not to forget the Bruins and Rangers on Friday, we at Simmons would like to offer some things you can do to prevent expensive repairs to your Garbage Disposal.
*DO keep your garbage disposal clean. Pour a little dish soap inside and let the garbage disposal run for a minute with some cold water after washing dishes.
*DO run your garbage disposal regularly. Frequent use prevents rust and corrosion, assures that all parts stay moving and prevents obstructions from accumulating.
*DO use cold water. Why cold water? It will cause any grease or oils that may get into the unit to solidify, so that they can be chopped up before reaching the trap.
*DO grind small chicken and fish bones, small fruit pits, etc. A scouring action is created by these particles inside the grind chamber that cleans the garbage disposal’s walls.
*DO grind peelings from citrus fruits such as lemons or oranges to freshen up drain smells.
*DO cut large items into smaller pieces. Put them into the garbage disposal one at a time instead of trying to shove a large amount in at once.
And as always if all else fails let a professional fix your garbage disposal.
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