How to Clear a Garbage Disposal

- Pure Plumbing in Las Vegas, NV showing you how to clear a garbage disposal if the unit gets clogged. Just a tip on how to use your Garbage Disposal key for the average home owner.

How Do I Unclog My Garbage Disposal Without Calling a Plumber?

You’re in your kitchen, busy preparing a meal or cleaning up after the meal has been finished. Suddenly, your garbage disposal stops working. You have a pile of food scraps you need to get rid of, so what do you do? In all actuality, it’s usually a pretty simple task to get your garbage disposal working again, and you can do it yourself.

First of all, locate the key that goes with your garbage disposal. The key can usually be found under your cabinet and looks like a thin metal bar that is angled on both ends. Simply insert one of the ends of the key into the bottom of your garbage disposal, turn it a few times in both directions, and your garbage disposal will be completely free from clogs. It’s that simple.

This tip from Pure Plumbing, the plumbing experts, is offered to help you save money for those small repairs that you can do yourself. If you have other plumbing problem, simply call us and our friendly customer representatives will be happy to answer your questions or arrange for one of our licensed and qualified plumbers to come by to take care of your plumbing needs.

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