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Glenview, IL Garbage Disposal Replacement by Reliance Plumbing Sewer & Drainage, Inc.

Since the invention of the first residential garbage disposal, manufacturers have designed these labor-saving devices for durability. If you take excellent care of the garbage disposal in your kitchen sink, making sure that you don’t place any items down in it that shouldn’t go there (such as grease, fibrous foods, bones, etc.) it should provide you with a long service life.

But any appliance that does as much mechanical work as a garbage disposal will eventually run down. At some point, the disposal will go beyond the point where repairs are a cost-effective way to keep it running. You will then need to call up plumbers, like our skilled team at Reliance Plumbing Sewer & Drainage, Inc., to schedule a replacement. We offer quality disposal replacement services in Glenview, IL. Contact us today and we will have the job done fast and to your satisfaction.

For expert garbage disposal replacement in Glenview, IL and the surrounding areas, call on Reliance Plumbing Sewer & Drainage, Inc..

How Long Should My Garbage Disposal Last?

According to the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors, a home garbage disposal should last for around 12 years. However, this calculation is based just on standard wear and tear due from normal use. If the disposal has suffered neglect, or if it has been used to grind up items that don’t belong in it, it will probably wear out a few years early. On the other hand, if you take extra steps to see that your garbage disposal receives regular maintenance, it may work a few years past expectations.

Signs You Need to Replace a Garbage Disposal

No matter what type of care a disposal receives, it will need to be replaced at some time. There are a number of signs to watch for that will tell you a disposal needs a replacement. One of the more obvious is when the disposal starts making loud, clanking, and rattling noises when it runs—even though there’s nothing loose or caught inside it. Also look out for leaks around the edges of the disposal that show that it is coming loose, or even damaging the sink. If clogs are becoming frequent in the drainpipe connected to the disposal, it probably means that the unit is no longer capable of grinding down food to the consistency needed to go easily down the drain.

If you are unsure about whether the disposal should be replaced, call a professional plumber to examine it. If the unit is older than 12 years, it’s practical to have it replaced, even if the malfunction can be fixed.

Call Us if Your Garbage Disposal Is Not Working

Regardless of whether you must replace your garbage disposal or only need a few targeted repairs done to restore it, you must rely on professionals for the work. Replacing a garbage disposal requires a technician with the skill to find the right size and power of new unit to best serve you, and then to hook up the disposal to your plumbing and sink so that it doesn’t leak or rattle loose—both of which will cause serious problems in your kitchen.

Reliance Plumbing Sewer & Drainage, Inc. is the company to contact for garbage disposal replacement, or any service when a disposal isn’t working as it should. We stand behind our work and offer a 30–day standard warranty on all plumbing services.