Garbage Disposal Installation & Repair in the Greater Salt Lake City Area

Garbage disposals are a vital part of a smoothly operating kitchen. If you don’t already have one, you must be diligent about not letting food go down the drain. Or if your disposal suddenly breaks, the sink may start backing up, bringing everything to a grinding halt.

If you need garbage disposal services in Salt Lake City, the expert plumbers at SameDay Heating & Air, Plumbing, and Electrical have you covered. We can install a new fixture, replace your old unit, or repair a disposal that has stopped working.

Give us a call today at (801) 726-3329 or contact us online to request garbage disposal services along the Wasatch Front.

Garbage Disposal Installation & Replacement

Adding a garbage disposal to your sink can increase the functionality of your kitchen and help your plumbing flow smoothly. With the ability to dispose of food waste down the drain, you can also keep kitchen odors at bay.

Whether you’re interested in installing a garbage disposal for the first time, or you need to replace an old unit that has stopped working, you have two choices — you can either buy a disposal and install it yourself or rely on a plumber for the installation.

Here’s why you should choose a professional for plumbing services:

benefits of professional garbage disposal installation:

  • Job well done: You don’t want to end up with gunk and water all over your kitchen floor. Leaving the job to a qualified plumber ensures a smooth installation process.
  • Effective food disposal: Not all disposals are created equal. A plumber can help you choose a model that meets your expectations. Plus, an expert installation ensures the appliance operates as intended for the next several years.
  • Fast installation: With your busy schedule, it may be beneficial to leave the replacement process to a pro. Our Green Team® trucks are fully stocked with new plumbing hardware, including replacement garbage disposals, so SameDay can get the job done quickly and efficiently.

Call (801) 726-3329 or contact SameDay online for plumbing replacement or installation service at your Salt Lake City-area home.

Garbage Disposal Repair

The disposal under your kitchen sink is responsible for grinding up food particles that make their way down the drain. As such, this appliance is robust, but it can still experience various problems. Here are the top reasons Salt Lake City homeowners call SameDay:

  • The garbage disposal won’t operate: If you flip the wall switch and nothing happens, make sure the unit is plugged in and no circuit breakers have tripped. Next, try pressing the reset button. If these troubleshooting tips don’t work, it could mean the motor has worn out and you need to replace the unit.
  • The flywheel is jammed: If the disposal hums when you flip the switch, but it doesn’t grind up food, this means the flywheel is stuck. Try freeing the jam by inserting a hex wrench of the proper size into the hole on the bottom of the garbage disposal. Alternately, you can prod the flywheel by sticking a broom handle (not your fingers!) into the sink.
  • The flywheel is worn out: When old blades become dull, they no longer grind food effectively. SameDay can remove the flywheel and sharpen the blades or replace the grinding mechanism to make your garbage disposal as good as new!
  • The garbage disposal is leaking: This is caused by a worn-out hose or seal. We’ll thoroughly inspect your system to find the problem and perform the necessary repair.
  • The drain line is clogged: If your kitchen sink clogs, never use chemical drain cleaner! Instead, call a plumber to locate and clear the clog without damaging your disposal.

To schedule garbage disposal repair in the Greater Salt Lake City area, call SameDay at (801) 726-3329 or contact us online now.

Schedule Garbage Disposal Services in Salt Lake City, UT

At SameDay, our plumbing services are second to none. We can help you choose a new garbage disposal and install it with expert precision. Our team is also knowledgeable when it comes to diagnosing and fixing broken disposals. Everyone on our team is clean-cut, drug-free, and background-checked to ensure the highest level of courtesy and professionalism in your home.

Need garbage disposal services along the Wasatch Front? SameDay is just a call away! You can reach our Salt Lake City office at (801) 726-3329 or contact us online.


How do I prevent my garbage disposal from smelling bad?

Here are things you can put down your garbage disposal to prevent/alleviate bad smells:

  • Ice
  • Citrus
  • Vinegar and baking soda
  • Specialty cleaning products

Can I install my own garbage disposal?

Installing a new garbage disposal is not usually difficult as long as you have the right tools and materials. For more information on how to install a garbage disposal, contact our plumbing team online.

When should I replace my garbage disposal?

  • If your garbage disposal clogs easily/frequently
  • You can’t get rid of odors
  • The blades have become dull
  • You have a leak that can’t be easily fixed
  • You’re replacing your kitchen sink or dishwasher

Can I run the dishwasher if the garbage disposal is broken?

It’s possible to run the dishwasher with the garbage disposal broken. Just make sure to clean anything big off the dishes first.

What shouldn't you put down a garbage disposal?

  • Coffee grounds
  • Pasta, rice, and bread
  • Animal bones
  • Nuts and shells
  • Pits and seeds
  • Onions
  • Eggshells
  • Stringy fruits and vegetables
  • Potato peels
  • Grease, oil, and fat
  • Non-food materials

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