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by The Nashville Plumber on March 12, 2013

A new installation or a repair of one of these units is often more affordable then extra pipe repairs which will be necessary if problems persist. Be proactive and have a local plumbing pro like Green Hills Plumbing come in and repair or replace your unit. Call us today at (615) 383-3339 for service in Nashville, TN.The drains in your home are pretty crazy places. Everything that you do to help them do their job better is going to both save you money and increase the drain’s longevity. This is the bottom line. What doesn’t break up in your drain will break down in the pipes your drain relies on. When this happens a drain will begin to malfunction and cause pressure problems in the rest of your plumbing system. Fluctuations can cause backups, burst pipes and excessive drain clogs which can overflow onto flooring. A garbage disposal is meant to prevent buildups of organic and soft, sticky substances inside the draining area which will in turn give your pipes more room to operate and a longer life expectancy.

Garbage disposal units are installed standard into most sink and kitchen set ups to make sure that you get the most out of your hard earned cash. The most important thing any homeowner can do is utilize all the tools at their disposal to keep their machines and other systems in working order. The garbage disposal in your sink works to remove excess. Excess is of food and other particles causes problems by sticking to the inner walls ad growing more massive as more particles are caught up in the sludge. Sometimes chemicals can help break up the waste and open up some space for the water to continuously flow, but they can physically break up deposits and as more water is run, the chemicals will dissolve and be useless. If the buildup develops deep within your pipes then the chemicals will be rendered useless before they even reach the problem.

Another concern is whether or not you know what is correct to break up in the garbage disposal unit. Some people disregard the limits of their machine and attempt to throw large or otherwise inappropriate items into their disposal units which can lead to damages and even more stoppage than previously existed. Only organic substances should be diced and churned by your disposal unit because these are the types of materials which the blades are designed for and these are the particles which cause problems in your drains. Allowing metallic, plastic, elastic or other such materials to be digested by the garbage disposal in your sink has the potential to cause a malfunction or even to spit garbage back up out of the drain unexpectedly. In addition, sink garbage disposals would always be facilitated by constant running water to smoothen out the tearing of organic substances.

When your garbage disposal unit breaks down, it may cause drain stoppages and even further clogging which can lead to addition problems in your plumbing. Always make an effort to monitor the disposal unit’s performance and determine if the unit is running at its optimum speed and efficiency or if it is damaged. It may only take one or two times that fork or other metal object falls into a garbage disposal unit for the blade or rotating mechanism to shatter. If you notice such a problem you will either need profession garbage disposal repair or a new garbage disposal installation.

Garbage disposals are essential to a healthy and functional kitchen sink and they can save money and time is they are proactively monitored or checked. A new installation or a repair of one of these units is often more affordable then extra pipe repairs which will be necessary if problems persist. Be proactive and have a local plumbing pro like Green Hills Plumbing come in and repair or replace your unit. Call us today at (615) 383-3339 for service in Nashville, TN.

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