Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Don't let it happen to you!

With thanksgiving around the corner, i thought you might like to hear some handy-dandy tips that I got from the plumber, about how to properly care for your garbage disposal, so you don't have to go through what I went through.

-Don't put in celery

-Don't put in potato peels.

-Always use cold water when running the disposal. this keeps everything crisp & easy to grind.

-Afterward, run hot water down the drain for a few seconds to rinse everything though the pipes.

-Once a month, or so, fill up all your sinks with hot water (& someone else told me: a little bleach) & pull all the plugs, so the water can clean out your pipes.

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