These helpful hints should help keep the plumbing in your kitchen running efficiently.
- Never put hard-to-grind, stringy or fibrous waste (poultry skins, carrots, celery or banana peels) into the garbage disposer.
- Run cold water down the drain for 15 seconds before and after using the garbage disposer to flush waste through the line.
- Don’t pour liquid grease down the drain. Wipe congealed grease from pots and pans with a paper towel and dispose of in the trash.
Cleaning Your Garbage Disposer
Foul odors can occur from a buildup of food debris within the disposer. Try these steps to eliminate odors: