Mark Carpenter Plumbing Blog : Posts Tagged ‘garbage disposal’

Things You May Not Know About Your Garbage Disposal

Sunday, September 23rd, 2018

checkmarks-redThe garbage disposal is a good friend to have in your home kitchen. Maybe better than some of the finest books you can purchase on the culinary arts. You may not think of the sink disposal as a friend, but when you stop to consider the conveniences—and how much more work kitchen clean-up would be without it—you can see why it’s so important to have the disposal around.

The garbage disposal in Clovis, NM is one of our areas of expertise. We install them, replace them, and repair them, so we know quite a bit about their secrets. We’d like to share a few things you may not have known about the garbage disposal. These facts can help you take good care of your kitchen sink disposal and make sure it works for many years to come.

Continue Reading

Treating Your Garbage Disposal Well This Thanksgiving

Monday, November 6th, 2017

thanksgiving-cornucopiaThe year has certainly gone by fast! Halloween is behind us and Thanksgiving is rushing up toward us. Pretty soon it will be time to list out our New Year’s resolutions (if you haven’t started on that already). You might be making your big Thanksgiving plans now and thinking about the sort of feast you’d like to have for your family.

We’d like to help you with that planning. No, we can’t help with the cooking—but we can help you watch out for your kitchen plumbing, and specifically the garbage disposal. With the amount of cooking that takes place in the kitchen during Thanksgiving and often during the days around it, a garbage disposal will do a large amount of work. Some of that work might be work it shouldn’t do. So let’s look at how to keep your garbage disposal in good shape by keeping certain items out of it.

Continue Reading

How to Tell You Need a New Garbage Disposal

Monday, January 2nd, 2017

As the new year starts, you’ll want to plan on getting a few home improvements done. Maybe not anything major like a remodel; just replacing some worn out appliances that aren’t doing the best job anymore, or are costing too much to run.

We have a recommendation: getting rid of an old garbage disposal and having our plumbers install a new one.

Continue Reading

End of the Year Tips about Your Garbage Disposal

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

‘Tis the season for many festivities. And those festivities will often take place in your home and involve plenty of cooking. This can place your garbage disposal in a precarious position. It might have made it through Thanksgiving dinner still working, but that’s not a guarantee that it will continue through the end of the year because of all the stress placed on it.

Continue Reading

How to Keep Your Garbage Disposal as Repair-Free As Possible

Monday, June 13th, 2016

One of the most common repair calls that plumbing companies receive are for kitchen garbage disposals. These are almost universal devices for modern kitchens, and they help immensely with removing food waste while not creating plumbing clogs for the drainpipes. But many people treat their garbage disposals as if they can handle anything put down them—which they certainly can’t! This leads to a high incidence of breakdowns and repair calls.

Continue Reading