Garbage Disposals

For plumbing solutions, Santa Barbara County residents call Carroll Plumbing at (805) 687-2677 or click here to email us.

Carroll Plumbing & Maintenance Inc

Common garbage disposal problems include humming noises with spinning, leaks, clogged drain lines, worn teeth, and power failure. Repairing or replacing a backed up garbage disposal may not be your highest priority since you can simply avoid using it. This comes at an unseen cost though as food debris can gather inside increasing bacteria levels and ultimately shorten the life of the appliance. Garage disposals are a quick fix for us and might be for you as well. Before call us try the following to see if you can get your garbage disposal working again.

Press the reset button located on the bottom of the disposer. If this doesn’t work, turn off the power switch and shine a flashlight into the drain. Look for a foreign object such as a coin, plastic bread tie or staple.

Remove the item with a grasping tool. It is dangerous to put your hand inside a garbage disposal.

Look to see if your disposer has a hex key jam clearing tool under the sink or taped to the disposer.

Check for a slot at the bottom of the disposer where the tool can be inserted and turned back and forth to clear the jam.

If this check list doesn’t solve your problem give us a call at (805) 687-2677 or click here to send us a message and we’ll get one of our expert plumbers trusty disposal working again

We Install & Service

  • Garbage Disposal Repair
  • Garbage Disposal Replacement
  • Disposal Cleaning
  • Clogged Garbage Disposals
  • Electrical Problems
  • Garbage Disposal Sales & Service

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