If your kitchen sink is equipped with a garbage disposal, you know how much easier it can make your kitchen chores. If, however, your disposal is not maintained properly or if it's not operated correctly, you may encounter a breakdown that could necessitate extensive repairs and plumbing work. Here are some do's and don'ts when it comes to operating your garbage disposal:
Maintain disposal cleanliness. To keep your garbage clean, pour a couple drops of liquid dish washing soap inside and let the unit run for about a minute after you wash your dishes.