Garbage Disposal Repair in Lancaster, PA
Customer Focused Repair Service in York County
A garbage disposal is a convenient addition to the kitchen that saves time and helps reduce the amount of trash your home generates. When something goes wrong with your unit, Lancaster Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electrical offers garbage disposal repair in Lancaster and throughout York County and surrounding counties.
Let a Professional Handle the Repair
Even if you often perform home repairs on your own, this job is one that needs a professional. Garbage disposal issues can be tricky to diagnose and the blades are sharp, so handling the unit can be dangerous without the right training. Attempting the repair your disposal without the proper tools and experience can result in further damage to the unit or injury.
Don’t risk your fingers! Our technicians are highly trained and licensed professionals with the experience needed to deliver garbage disposal repair in Lancaster with the quality service you deserve. In addition to extensive training and experience, they are background checked and drug tested for your safety and peace of mind.
Solutions for Common Garbage Disposal Problems
When the garbage disposal breaks down, the water and food particles can start backing up into your sink. Garbage disposals can stop working for a number of reasons. Our technicians are skilled at troubleshooting all types of problems and providing Lancaster garbage disposal repair to get the unit working again.
We can help with garbage disposal problems such as:
- Clogged lines
- Jammed grinder
- Electrical connection problems
- Objects lodged in the disposal
We will inspect your garbage disposal and remove any objects that are jammed inside the unit or clear the clog to get the disposal running again. If the garbage disposal is damaged beyond repair, we can replace it with a new unit. We always explain the work that is needed and provide a free estimate before starting the job.
Avoiding Future Problems with Your Garbage Disposals
Some repair issues arise from misuse, improper care, or lack of maintenance. Our technicians have found that many repairs could have been prevented by avoiding overloading the unit with food scraps, keeping hard or fibrous foods out of the disposal, and following a few simple maintenance tips. While you should never try to repair your garbage disposal on your own, there are a few things you can do to optimize performance and the life of the unit.
You can keep your garbage disposal in good shape by:
- Run the water when you run the garbage disposal
- Use cold water
- Avoid foods that can clog the unit, such as fat, grease, celery, corn stalks, potato skins
- Keep foreign objects out of the disposal
- Run ice in the disposal periodically to keep the blades sharp
- Grind lemon peels to keep it smelling fresh
If your garbage disposal isn’t working, you can check to make sure the breaker hasn’t tripped and hit the reset button on the side of the unit to make sure it isn’t something really simple. If that doesn’t work, get in touch with us for five star service from a family owned and operated company that has served Lancaster, York, and surrounding counties since 1904.