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Garbage Disposal Repair & Installation in Northern Virginia and Washington D.C.

You depend on your garbage disposal to help you prepare food at home efficiently, and an unexpected breakdown is a frustrating inconvenience. United Air Temp’s team of licensed plumbers in the DC metro area can repair and install garbage disposals quickly, so you can get back to efficient food preparation as soon as possible.

Our plumbers have the mechanical and plumbing skills to repair and install new garbage disposals. Schedule an appointment today.

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The garbage disposal in your DC metro area home was designed to handle a lot of heavy use, but all garbage disposals need repairs over time to function efficiently. Here are a few common signs that your garbage disposal needs repair:

  • When you flip the switch, nothing happens
  • You hear humming noises instead of grinding up food
  • The blades don’t grind food as well as they used to
  • You see leaks from the disposal under your sink

If you have any of these issues with your garbage disposal, one of our experienced plumbers can identify the problem and repair it immediately.

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Garbage Disposal Installation & Replacement Throughout Washington, DC, Maryland & Northern Virginia

If one of our plumbers inspects your garbage disposal and finds that repairs won’t fix the underlying issues, we’ll give you a written report along with a free estimate for several replacement options and costs of installation.

We’ll answer any questions you have. If you decide to proceed with an installation, we’ll install your new garbage disposal as quickly as possible. With a professional installation, you’ll avoid water damage and injury risks.

Depend on United Air Temp for Professional Garbage Disposal Services

For garbage disposal repairs and installation services you can trust, contact United Air Temp. We’ve served homeowners in the DC metro area for over 90 years, and we’ve built a reputation for high customer care standards and service excellence.

Our licensed plumbers stay up-to-date on technological advancements in the industry, so you can rest assured you’re getting the highest quality service possible when you contact United Air Temp for our garbage disposal services. 

Schedule your garbage disposal repair today, or get a free estimate for a garbage disposal installation.

Frequently Asked Questions

How long does a garbage disposal last?

Garbage disposals usually last for about 10 years. If they last beyond 10 years of heavy use, they aren’t efficient and need constant repairs.

What should I avoid putting through my garbage disposal?

Here’s a list of items you should never put through your garbage disposal. Over time, these items will destroy your disposal—beyond simply jamming the flywheel or causing small leaks:

  • Eggshells (more specifically, the membranes that cling to the shells inside)
  • Oatmeal
  • Grease
  • Nuts
  • Potato peels
  • Coffee grounds
  • Fibrous fruits (i.e., melons)

The licensed plumbers at United Air Temp have seen and fixed every possible garbage disposal issue. Schedule an appointment with one of these experts today.

How do I get rid of a bad smell in my garbage disposal?

Sprinkle half a cup of baking soda in your kitchen drain, add a little vinegar, and wait for at least 15 minutes. This mixture should act as a natural cleaning agent that’s safe for your garbage disposal and the surrounding plumbing system pipes.


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