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We’ve all been in the same situation. You’re doing the dishes after a large meal. The dishes are stacked up in the kitchen sink and all of the scraps that didn’t go into the garbage can are quickly piling up. You turn on the garbage disposal does not work. What do you do now? Do you call the Good Guys at Smylie One, where our plumbers are standing by every day ready to serve? Or do you attempt to try to fix it yourself?
Remember this, your garbage disposal is extremely sensitive to clogs and will automatically shut off when it gets clogged, overheats, or if there is a definitive motor issue. However, there may be a simple fix.
THERE IS A LITTLE RED RESET BUTTON ON THE BOTTOM OF YOUR DISPOSAL!
First and Foremost, Never Put Your Hand Down the Garbage Disposal! Use a Wooden Spoon or a similar object to dislodge any debris that is stuck!
If the motor is humming and the disposal will not grind, this could mean that your flywheel is stuck.
This will occur when something is lodged between it or the impellers and the shredder ring.
If any of these steps fail, please contact Smylie One. You may need additional expertise, or a new garbage disposal.
Here is a list of Items that you should never place down your garbage disposal.
There are many reasons and other items that professionals suggest do not go down garbage disposals. These are highly suggested items to avoid to keep your disposal running smooth and to keep your drains clog-free for many years to come!
If you have any questions or assistance from a Smylie One Plumbing Professional please give us a call at 440-449-4328 or visit our website at www.smylieone.com