Garbage disposal is an essential factor in life. Proper maintenance of garbage is very important for maintaining a healthy life. A garbage disposable unit, therefore, becomes very important in life. This particular device gives you the chance to make your life simple and free from the hassle of garbage disposing of. This device is electrically powered and is usually installed under the kitchen sink. It is fixed between the kitchen sink and the trap. This device grand the food wastes into small pieces and passes it through plumbing. However with time every device go through a wear and tear and there comes a time when you utterly need a replacement or maintenance.
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Garbage Disposal Installation Steps
If you want to buy a garbage disposal for you, then you should first know how to install it.
Installation of garbage disposal can be done in few easy steps. These steps are mentioned below:
Step 1: In the first step you have to remove the drain lines that connect the two bowls of the sink. Now you need to remove the strainer from the bowl. To this, your disposal will be attached. Now you have to removable the strainer body to which the drain line was attached.After completing this, you will see that a simple hole remaining in the bottom of the sink bowl
Step 2: Now you have to roll plumbers putty and run it around disposer flange’s base. Now place the flange in drain hole
Step 3: Now install the gasket and the upper and lower mounting rings. Now tighten the screws of the lower mounting.
Step 4: Attach disposer unit to the flange.
Step 5: Clamp the dishwasher discharge and attach the discharge tube to the opening.
Step 6: Install the drain lines now.
After these steps, you can now connect the electric lines. After this your installation gets complete.
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Removing And Replacing Garbage Disposal
For replacing your garbage disposal you need to follow these following steps:
Step 1: in the first step you have to remove the drain arm and the tube. You can use pliers to loosen the clamp and remove it.
Step 2: In the second step you have to take out the disposable unit. You must dump out the waste water and the debris. Now you have to pull out the electric connection by pulling the cable off.
Step 3: Now you have to install the new hardware by placing the rubber seal around the drain flange.
Step 4: Now you have to attach the mounting ring with three screws just as you did at the time installation. You must make sure whether it is tight or not.
Step 5: Now you must prepare the new disposal. You must make sure before installing whether anything has remained inside it. After this, you can fix it with screws and tighten it.
Step 6: now you can connect the electrical connections and get ready to use your garbage disposal again. Connect the electrical wires correctly that is with white to white and back to black and fix the connection with wire nuts.