These convenient devices provide an economically and environmentally friendly way to dispose of everyday food waste. At Plumb Perfect Plumbing, we offer garbage disposal installation and repair services. We can also replace a garbage disposal that is no longer functioning properly.
We work with all of the major brands, including KitchenAid and Whirlpool. Our expertise can help make sure that you have the proper garbage disposal for your specific needs based on the kinds of items that will be disposed of, your horsepower requirements, and whether special safety features are desired. That way, you know that you have the best garbage disposal for you – not just the same cookie-cutter solution that may be offered by other companies in Fredericksburg, VA.
To request garbage disposal installation or repair, call Plumb Perfect Plumbing or contact us online today.
The Two Main Types of Garbage Disposals
These devices are one of the handiest kitchen appliances you can own. You don’t have to scrape off every last bit of food from your dishes, and you don’t have to worry about food waste clogging up your kitchen drain. While garbage disposals are simple appliances, there are two main types to be aware of before you buy. Let’s take a look.
- Continuous Feed: Continuous feed disposals are the most common in kitchens because they’re easy to use. These disposals feature an ‘open mouth,’ and you turn them on and off via a switch on the wall.
- Batch Feed: With a batch feed disposal, you must put a stopper into the ‘mouth’ to turn the unit on; this is a safety feature designed to prevent people from turning on the unit when their hand is in it and to prevent accidentally grinding up a spoon if it falls in.
If you’re considering adding a garbage disposal to your kitchen, call the experts at Plumb Perfect Plumbing and ask which system is right for you.
Garbage Disposal Installation
Many homes today come with one of these handy appliances or have sinks that are compatible with one. Having a professional perform the installation of a new garbage disposal ensures that all necessary safety precautions have been taken and that the appliance is properly installed. This way, you know that your disposal has been handled properly and is prepared for regular use. Plumb Perfect Plumbing can get your new unit installed in no time.
Garbage Disposal Repair
If your garbage disposal has been misused, it may not be operating at peak efficiency. While some may be tempted to attempt repairs themselves, it is important to understand that a malfunctioning garbage disposal could pose a danger to you and your family. With that in mind, it is in your best interest to contact a professional.
Our Fredericksburg plumbers have the skill and expertise necessary to safely assess the situation and make any needed repairs. We are equipped with all of the required tools and can replace any parts that may be damaged or corroded. Our goal is to have your garbage disposal back in shape quickly, allowing you to safely return to your regular activities.
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Garbage Disposal Maintenance & Use
To keep your garbage disposal in ideal shape, it is important to understand how it should be used and maintained. Our licensed Prince William County plumbing professionals are prepared to answer any questions regarding the safe operation of your disposal. This includes recommendations on what should or should not be sent through the disposal, as well as any regular care or maintenance activities that can be safely performed by the homeowners.
We proudly service the Fredericksburg area and are happy to offer advice to keep your garbage disposal and other plumbing fixtures functioning properly. Providing services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, we can address your concerns at a time that works best for you. This way, you can get back to your day with as little inconvenience as possible while still receiving the quality repairs and installations you deserve.