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For example, there are a few different places within the connection system
that may spring a leak, so often the hardest part of fixing a leaking
garbage disposal is trying to determine where the leak is coming from.
Aside from the obvious connections, possible areas for leaks include water
inlets and outlets as well as rings and seals.
Because water runs through the garbage disposals, attachments can and do
come loose just from the continuous vibrations produced by the motor through
normal use. This can be especially true if you are overworking the disposal.
Consider the following dos and don’ts to properly maintain your disposal unit:
As the saying goes, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure; in
other words, take care of your garbage disposal to prevent leaks from
happening. Proper use, regular maintenance and frequent inspections for
leaks will keep your disposal in top working order. If you experience any
water leaks or
burst pipes, please call us and we will be happy to help.
If you need further information on maintaining your garbage disposal,
call Cardinal Plumbing, Heating & Air Inc. in Sterling, VA at (703) 997-1120.