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Kitchen Cleaning Tips From A Plumber

The kitchen is the heart of most homes. It’s where Thanksgiving meals are created, Christmas cookies are baked, and where one-of-a-kind birthday treats are made a reality. Countless memories are made in kitchens all throughout our service area, which is why we are completely dedicated to providing you with the best tips and advice for maintaining your household to the fullest!

Check out some of our guidelines below to ensure your kitchen stays in the best condition possible year after year.

Garbage Disposal Care

One thing that makes a huge difference in keeping your kitchen looking and smelling great is taking care of your garbage disposal. Garbage disposals make kitchen clean-up extra easy and convenient, but only if you properly maintain them! For example, there are lots of things that get thrown into these appliances that should definitely remain out. These include coffee grounds, stringy or fibrous foods, eggshells, and various non-food items, such as paper towels, rubber bands, sponges, plant clippings, and more.

You’ll also want to avoid sending food down that that could expand, such as pasta, rice, beans, and potatoes, and never send oils, fats, or greasy foods down the drain, either. Items like these are sure to form clogs and cause headaches!

From time to time, it’s good to clean out your garbage disposal, and there are lots of great remedies are there for getting this job done. Do some research and find the option that works best for you!

And if you’re in need of repair, turn to our expert team! We repair and install garbage disposals with the care and attention you deserve!

Locate Your Shut Off Valves

Should leaks, flooding, or some other disaster occur, it’s important to know how to shut things down in a hurry! Knowing where your sink’s shut-off valves are ahead of time can save you a lot of money in water damage, and it will buy you some time to catch your breath before calling in our professional team to help you out.

Be Alert!

Staying ahead of the game is always the ideal route to take when it comes to plumbing issues. Leaks, pools of water, or lack of water pressure are all signs that something is amiss and they aren’t things that should be ignored. Fixing small problems right away is always a better option than paying for expensive repairs later on. If you’re worried about the state of your pipes, count on the crew at Stadler Plumbing to evaluate your leaks and plumbing issues!

Call now!

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We Install & Repair Garbage Disposals

Garbage Disposal Maintenance - Macomb County MI- Stadler PlumbingA garbage disposal is desired by many and makes a great asset to any kitchen. They create less waste for landfills and make meal clean-up easy, saving homeowners a lot of time and extra work. No more picking out food scraps from the bottom of your sink. Simply flip a switch, run the cold water, and let the garbage disposal take it from there.

Once you get used to the convenience that these units offer, you may get frustrated fast when it clogs or breaks down. If your garbage disposal seems to be facing some issues, call in the experts at Stadler Plumbing and let us take a look. We have been installing and repairing garbage disposals for over 20 years, so we are sure that we can find the issue and get your appliance back in working order.

Garbage Disposal Maintenance

We are always ready to help you out with any and all of your garbage disposal needs. If you face problems, give us a call right away. In the meantime, check out these tips for keeping your garbage disposal in the best condition possible.

Use Cold Water: Using cold water while running your unit will help the fats that are building up bind together. This makes them easier for your garbage disposal to chop up and flush away. Avoid hot water at all costs, as it will cause the fats to melt, thus inviting clogs and other issues.

Clean It Out: You can clean your garbage disposal by sending down some ice cubes, along with a cup of rock salt. Let it run for a little bit so the two can work together and clear things out. Another trick to freshen things up is to grind up lemons, while warm water runs down your disposal.

Turn It Off: If it sounds like something is jammed or malfunctioning, immediately turn your unit off. This will stop whatever is causing issues from inflicting further damage. It will also give you the freedom to inspect things on a closer basis. That being said, never stick your hand in the disposal to check things out! A flashlight and some pliers are both great options for removing any obstacles.

Avoid Bleach/Chemicals: Don’t use bleach or de-clogging products in hopes of cleaning out your messes. Chemicals, in general, are not good for your plumbing and drainage system. Over time they will cause them to weaken and break down at a quicker rate. Instead use natural products to regularly clean your garbage disposal and ask your plumber for tips on clearing out clogs.

Call Us Today!

At Stadler Plumbing, our staff is trained and certified to inspect, install, and repair garbage disposals. If you’re having problems on a consistent basis or if you need a new unit installed, please give us a call and let us help you out. Thanks for choosing us!

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