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Garbage Disposals in Staten Island, NY
Garbage disposals aren’t found in every kitchen. But if you’ve lived for any length of time with a disposal serving your home’s kitchen sink, you’ll probably find it hard to think about going without one. So if you have a busted garbage disposal, you’ll want it either repaired or replaced as soon as possible. The people to contact for this job are professional plumbers with experience working with bathroom plumbing.
You can’t go wrong if you live in Staten Island, NY or the surrounding areas when you call on the plumbers at Scaran for your sink disposal repair or replacement work. We have years of experience with all types of kitchen plumbing jobs, and we’ll see you have a unit that’s working the way it should in no time again. We also offer installation of garbage disposals if your home doesn’t currently have one. All it takes is to contact our offices and we’ll say “Can Do!”
Garbage Disposal Care Tips
As much as we want to be the plumbing contractor you call when you have garbage disposal repair needs, we’d also like to help you take the best care of your current disposal so you won’t run into frequent emergency problems. Here’s ways to keep your disposal running smoothly for years:
- Keep FOG out of the disposal: FOG stands for "fats, oils, and grease," which is shorthand for cooking byproducts that shouldn’t go down a disposal. FOG may look harmless when it’s in hot liquid form after cooking, but when it cools it turns into a tough, waxy solid that will jam up a disposal and shorten its lifespan.
- Don’t use the disposal as a garbage can: The term "garbage disposal" is a bit misleading, since you don’t want actual garbage—inorganic material like paper and plastic—to go down it. Keep actual trash in the trash can.
- If your teeth can’t chew it…: Here’s a good rule of thumb: any food product that you can’t chew with your teeth is something that shouldn’t go down the disposal—because it can’t chew it either. This includes meat bones, fruit pits, and popcorn kernels
- Don’t use ice cubes to "sharpen the blades": You might have seen advice about pouring ice cubes down a disposal and running it to sharpen its blades. This doesn’t work (there aren’t any sharp blades in the disposal, only blunt impellers) and can damage the mechanics of the disposal.
Garbage Disposal Installation and Other Services in Staten Island, NY
No matter how well you care for your sink disposal, it may need to have repairs at one point. Don’t fiddle with the unit yourself: stay safe and sure and let our plumbers handle the work. If you want a new disposal, or you’d like to upgrade an older kitchen by having a first disposal installed, you can trust us with this job as well. Scaran has served Staten Island, NY and its neighbors since 1930, and we’ve gotten this far by offering customer service that goes above and beyond to meet and exceed expectations. We stand behind our work with an exclusive 100% Satisfaction Guarantee.