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Houston Garbage Disposal Not Working? Call ARS/Rescue Rooter!

The kitchen garbage disposal is possibly one of the handiest kitchen appliances. Garbage disposals provide a convenient way to deal with messy food scraps and make sink draining an effortless task. But if not cared for properly, your disposal will need to be replaced sooner than later.

If you’re experiencing problems with your disposal that you can’t solve on your own, calling for professional garbage disposal repair service in Houston is the next step you should take. One call to ARS/Rescue Rooter is the easiest and safest way to solve some of the most common Houston garbage disposal repair situations you’re likely to see.

To repair garbage disposal issues or any other plumbing services, call today for an appointment or schedule service online.

Leaking Garbage Disposal Repair in Houston, TX

Have you found a pool of water under your kitchen sink? Garbage disposal problems usually show the first signs with puddles or a small leak under the sink.

Before you go digging under your sink, here are the six most common reasons for a Houston garbage disposal leaking:

  1. Sink Flange
  2. Sink Gasket
  3. Discharge Pipes
  4. Unit Cracked
  5. Faulty Dishwasher Connection
  6. Unit Has Shifted

If your garbage disposal is stuck or leaking, call ARS/Rescue Rooter for professional garbage disposal repair in Houston. Our plumbing service technicians can diagnose and repair a wide range of garbage disposal failures including when the disposal isn't turning on, spinning, or draining.

Garbage Disposal Noises to Listen For

Is your kitchen sink disposal making funny noises? It could be telling you it needs Houston garbage disposal repair. Call us to schedule service and have a trained plumber from ARS/Rescue Rooter come over if you hear any of the following sounds:

Loud Clatter

A loud clattering can mean that a hard object like a spoon was dropped down the sink and has entered the garbage disposal. You can retrieve it, but it’s very important that you turn off the power to the unit first! Check the owner’s manual to learn how to turn off the disposal and remove the object from the drain.

If you have removed the object(s) and the disposal is still making noise then it may require professional service or new garbage disposal installation.

Humming Noise

A humming noise usually means the masher is jammed, which means the motor is trying to turn the unit, but it’s stuck, usually due to a foreign object or vegetable residue.

This will also require that you turn off the electricity to the disposal, and then you’ll need to locate a special hex wrench that came with your disposal (six-sided metal tool bent in an “L” shape). Insert the hex into the matching hole and give it a few turns. When you can turn the inner workings with the hex wrench, restore the electricity and test the unit.

If it works momentarily then jams again, repeat this procedure. If it doesn’t work and still hums, even though you can turn the unit with the wrench, the unit may need professional service or replacement.

What if it makes no noise?

If the disposal is silent when you turn it on, it could be an electrical problem. To troubleshoot, first make sure the unit is plugged in. Then find the red reset button on the underside of the disposal. Hold the reset button until it jams. Try again to turn the disposal switch to test the garbage disposal.

What Should I Avoid Putting Down a Garbage Disposal?

We often think that our garbage disposal is indestructible because it just seems like that ultimate line of defense against our otherwise troublesome trash, but this isn’t always true. Your garbage disposal can still be “vulnerable” in certain situations.

To put it simply, garbage disposals can’t take everything! You can’t just throw any and everything in your disposal and expect it to chop it to smithereens and be done with it. If you want to avoid Houston garbage disposal repair in the future try to avoid putting these objects down your drain/garbage disposal:

  • Eggshells
  • Animal bones
  • Rice and pasta
  • Pits and/or seeds
  • Twist ties
  • Pull tabs
  • Rubber bands
  • Glass
  • Screws and nails
  • Cigarette butts
  • Paper
  • Plastic
  • Plants
  • Flowers

Houston Garbage Disposal Installers

If you find that your garbage disposal isn’t working correctly, it’s time to replace it with a new one. Replacing or installing a new garbage disposal can be difficult due to working in the confined space under your sink. Let one of our experienced plumbers come out to provide you with a variety of options or install a garbage disposal you provide us.

For garbage disposal service in Houston you can depend on, call us at 713-357-0876.

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*$200 minimum purchase required. Excludes service call fee. Valid at participating ARS® Network locations. Not valid for third party, new construction, or commercial customers, with any other offers, discounts, or on prior sales. Call service center for details. Coupon required at time of service. Void if copied or transferred and where prohibited. Any other use may constitute fraud. Cash value $.001. Offer expires 1/31/2022.

License # TACLB043711E J. Dooley, MPL40536 C. Teeters, TECL19006 M. Perryman Jr. | License # TACLB26717E - J. Ferguson, MPL#41024 J.Ferguson, TECL19006 M. Perryman Jr.

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David in drains was professional and got my drain unclogged in kitchen
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Josh laws came out to give an on site estimate,his service was great.thanks for sending josh out.
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Called for an emergency plumbing situation and they responded immediately and were able to show up within an hour of me calling. I was worried about prices because of some other reviews, but the initial diagnosis was free. Jose and Voltan were very nice and professional. Left me with a free estimate to fully fix the problem so I can shop around, but stated if I wanted them to, then they could get started on the fix the next morning if I wanted. Highly recommend. Very professional and nice and were upfront about pricing.
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