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Reasons To Get A Garbage Disposal Unit For Your Home


If you have ever worked in a kitchen of a restaurant as a chef or spend time creating culinary masterpieces in your own home, you will probably understand how much more work there can be to prepare something than what is actually shown in a cooking show.

The extra work often translates into cleanup around your sink area that can be annoying. Even if you clean well, a sink devoted to rinsing vegetables and other fresh foods often tends to be the one that clogs up the fastest. 

Surprisingly, the answer given by many plumbing consultants is to get a garbage disposal installed in your home. There is no other piece of equipment available that can cut down on the number of times that you have a clogged sink or drain.

Garbage disposals that are well-designed can be quiet and efficient ways of allowing you to clean up after you have created meals and after you have started to wash the dishes.

As you know, most dishwashers perform better when the plates are scraped before they are put into the dishwasher so the extra food goes away. Families that do not have a garbage disposal are often forced to rely upon a plastic bag on the counter or a container that the leftovers are scraped into. The problem is that for dishes that sit there for some time or require water to rinse them before they go into the dishwasher, they oftentimes need to be handled in the sink that has a trap. With a garbage disposal installed, you can move through rinsing these dishes quickly, allowing the system to trap the extra food before running it to clear the drain.

For those people that have never had a garbage disposal unit, they often wonder if there will be a lot of cleanup or maintenance to do surrounding the system. The truth is that if you have it installed professionally by a plumber and you follow the operating guidelines, it will operate for years without a hitch. One family purchased a 15 year old home with a system already installed and ended up running it for the next five years without a problem. 

So if you want to make your kitchen life easier and save time, call your plumbing professional today. Would you like to install a garbage disposal in your Gainesville home?  Call Powell’s Plumbing at (703) 316-2268 and get started today!

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