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Ashburn Garbage Disposal Services

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Don't let a problematic garbage disposal ruin your day – or month! Call the dependable Ashburn garbage disposal experts at Benjamin Franklin Plumbing® of Ashburn. Our team of professional plumbers can diagnose any garbage disposal issue that you are facing and provide fast and effective repair or replacement. You deserve the best when it comes to plumbing services for your home in Loudoun County and Northern Virginia. When you turn to us, you can know that you will receive quality workmanship and superior products.

Resolve your garbage disposal woes today, by calling (571) 364-7557.

6 Garbage Disposal Tips to Keep Your Garbage Disposal Running Smoothly

Your garbage disposal is one of your most used appliances in your home. it's also an appliance that needs to be maintained and repaired more frequently than other appliances. In order to make sure you take care of your garbage disposal, here are 6 garbage disposal tips to avoid unnecessary repairs.

  • Don't put the wrong objects down your disposal -
    The garbage disposal isn't made to grind up everything. Some items you should avoid putting down your disposal include, rice, fats, oils, animal bones or anything made of plastic.
  • Break down larger objects before grinding them -
    When you have larger food scraps, you'll want to make sure to make them into smaller pieces in order to help the disposal more easily grind up the food scraps.
  • Turn on cold water when running disposal -
    Turning on cold water helps prevent oils and greases from making their way into your disposal and solidifying and clogging your disposal.
  • Ensure your disposal is clean -
    After each use, pour a little bit of dish soap down the drain and run the cold water. Not only will this help with bad smells, but it will also keep your disposal clean.
  • Use citrus fruit to get rid of bad smells from disposal -
    If your disposal still smells bad after using dish soap, try throwing some lemon or orange peels down the drain and grinding them up. This can help with the smell and naturally freshen it up.
  • Ice cubes help maintain your unit -
    Grinding a few ice cubes about once a month will help the disposal by sharpening the blades and removing any food waste stuck on the walls of the disposal.

Common Garbage Disposal Problems

Garbage disposals have become an essential household appliance. These small but highly effective units are responsible for dicing up food into smaller pieces that will not cause blockages in your plumbing. To be without a properly functioning disposal can lead to clogged sinks, foul smells emitting from drains, and even extensive damage to entire plumbing systems.

Our skilled plumbers fix all garbage disposal issues, including:

  • Disposals that are jammed
  • Disposals that are smelly
  • Disposals that are making strange noises
  • Disposals that are leaking
  • Disposals that have no power
  • Disposals that have seized motors
  • Disposals that have non-moving blades

There are some preventative measures you can take to prevent these problems from occurring, such as watching what you put down your drain. However, once you have a problem, it will not go away on its own. You will require the help of a professional to get your system running at 100% or to replace your old unit.

Receive the Best Plumbing Services Today!

Benjamin Franklin Plumbing® of Ashburn is here to ensure that you can acquire fast and effective solutions for all your plumbing needs. When you turn to our Ashburn garbage disposal experts, you can have peace of mind knowing that your job will be done right the first, and always on time.

  • If there’s any delay, it’s you we pay!

  • Straightforward Pricing Guide

    Before we get to work, we discuss your available options to let you decide which pricing works best for you. No hidden costs or technical jargon!

  • The Punctual Plumber

    When you don’t have time to wait around, you can count on us to be punctual plumbing professionals. For every minute we’re late, we pay YOU!*

  • Repairs on the Spot

    Our trucks are fully stocked so we can fix 90% of plumbing issues on the spot without a follow up visit. That's less time & money spent!

No Job Is Too Big or Too Small!

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