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How to fix clogged drain with garbage disposal

Garbage disposal unit get clogged up because there is a develop of the garbages transferred into the drain. Garbages like potato peels, coffee grinds, and egg shells, to name a few products, are not friendly to the its operation. Potato peels have a high level of starch. Starch develops and solidifies in the drain. These deposits are not going to be washed down with water after an amount of time. Also, drains get clogged since not nearly enough water is being used when running the system. Without the appropriate amount of water, and permissible garbage deposits, it is almost specific that there will be a clogged up garbage disposal unit. This is when a plunger, and even a snake, ended up being crucial devices in unclogging the sink drain. If the plunger does not fix the issue then the next option is making use of an auger or a snake.

 

How to fix clogged drain with garbage disposal

 

Now, when the garbage disposal is running slowly, that is, when the water is slowing dropping the drain with the garbages, there is either a blockage in the P-trap or in the line from the garbage disposal unit system going into the wall. The P-trap and the drain line can be cleaned with a snake or auger. The cable goes deep down into the trap and line, unclogging it. To taken away the P-trap, which is actually a garbage holding dump and might be in the shape of an “S” and not a “P”; simply try to find it under the sink standing out from the garbage disposal unit. Getting rid of the trap is easy if it is plastic, which the newer units are, however if the trap is metal it can take some muscle force to reverse it and get it off.

 

Now, see to it you have a plastic container under the trap and disposal device. Start to slowly move the auger or snake into the drain and stop regularly to flush the drain with hot water. Keep taking the snake deeper into the drain up until you find that you reached a stopping point. Bear in mind that there may be bends and curves, however those are not stopping points. Now, switch on warm water and also remove the kitchen sink drain. Flush very well with the water. Halt, take out the lizard, and hang the P-trap back onto the device. You need to don’t have a stopped up garbage disposal.