Garbage Disposal Installation & Repair Services in Short Pump & Richmond, VA
Meal prep and cleanup can be difficult and unpleasant without a properly functioning garbage disposal. A broken disposal may smell bad and make noise. It can also cause blocked or slow drains, as well as other plumbing problems.
Whether you need a new garbage disposal installed or it’s time to fix your broken down disposal in your Richmond or Short Pump, VA home, you can count on expert plumbers at Short Pump Heating & Air for fast, first-class services!
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Garbage Disposal Installation & Replacement for Richmond Homeowners
If your garbage disposal has reached the end of its service life—or if it’s causing you more problems than it’s worth—Short Pump Heating & Air can install a new garbage disposal for you. We can recommend the best new disposal for your needs and install the new unit quickly and efficiently.
You can avoid garbage disposal breakdowns, jams, and clogs by being mindful of the items that should (and should not) go down. Here’s a handy outline of what your disposal can handle (and what it can’t).
Food waste that can clog your disposal and, therefore, that shouldn’t be put through it includes:
Celery and other stringy veggie waste
Pumpkin seeds, peach pits, walnut shells
Chicken skin or bones
Fat or cooking oil
Starchy foods, like pasta or rice
Food that garbage disposals can handle in small amounts include:
Liquids or liquefied food
To avoid clogs and garbage disposal problems, use these easy maintenance tips:
Start the disposal, so that the blades are already running, before you drop/pour food in.
Run water to help carry the food through the grinding process.
Get Garbage Disposal Service from Expert Plumbers in Richmond
At Short Pump Heating & Air, our team knows all the ins and outs of garbage disposals. Whether you’ve got a clogged or broken disposal or you’re ready to upgrade your current unit, you can count on our friendly, experienced plumbers.