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Garbage Disposal Repairs, Replacements & Installations in Fredericksburg & Alexandria

Garbage Disposal Repair Available Throughout Alexandria

If you live in a modern home, chances are you have a garbage disposal in your kitchen sink. While a garbage disposal can be a convenient addition to your kitchen, it’s also important to have a knowledgeable plumber repair any problems that may arise with your unit.

The Pipe Doctor is proud to provide Northern Virginia families with long-lasting garbage disposal solutions they can trust. From installation and replacement to repair, we are here to resolve all your garbage disposal concerns quickly and efficiently.

Don’t let your garbage disposal cause trouble for your home plumbing system: Call The Pipe Doctor at (703) 388-6529 to schedule garbage disposal services today!

Garbage Disposal Installation & Replacement in Alexandria, VA

If you live in an older home, you may not have a garbage disposal. Choosing to install a garbage disposal in your kitchen can afford you many benefits, including:

  • Time savings: Dispose of your kitchen waste faster and make fewer trips to take out the trash when you have a garbage disposal installed.
  • Improved odor: Since you’ll be tossing fewer food scraps into the trash, your kitchen will have a fresh, clean odor thanks to your disposal system.
  • Fewer leaks: With fewer food scraps being sent down your drain, you won’t have to contact a 24-hour plumber for leak detection and repair services.
  • Cost savings: Cleaner, clearer drains will save you money on drain clog removal services and repairs down the road — all thanks to your trusty disposal.

Bring the benefits of a garbage disposal system to your Virginia home by scheduling garbage disposal installation with The Pipe Doctor today. Call (703) 388-6529 to schedule!

Same-Day Garbage Disposal Repair for Northern Virginia Families

Our team has years of experience expertly resolving a wide variety of garbage disposal failures and malfunctions, including:

  • The system won’t turn on when the flip is switched
  • Disposal hums but doesn’t grind
  • Disposal runs but doesn’t grind food well enough
  • Unit is leaking
  • Disposal operates but kitchen sink won’t drain

We understand that ignoring garbage disposal repair needs can have devastating consequences for your kitchen plumbing. That’s why we offer reliable garbage disposal repair throughout the Alexandria area.

No matter what time of day or night your garbage disposal problem occurs, our team will be there to provide the long-lasting fix you need to prevent future failures.

Let our team restore your garbage disposal system in no time by scheduling same-day plumbing repairs with The Pipe Doctor. Call (703) 388-6529 today!

Don’t Place These Clog Culprits Down Your Disposal

Avoid having to call in a 24-hour plumber in the first place by knowing what not to put down your garbage disposal:

  • Potato peels
  • Eggshells
  • Grease, oil, and fats
  • Nuts
  • Oatmeal

If your garbage disposal clogs or fails after sending one of these items down your system, call The Pipe Doctor at (703) 388-6529 to schedule repair.

Schedule Garbage Disposal Services in Northern Virginia Today

Whether you want to install a new unit or repair an existing system, The Pipe Doctor has the garbage disposal services you need to get the job done.

We’re proud to be Northern Virginia’s preferred plumbing team for more than 30 years, offering same-day services and a team of top-quality, continuously trained technicians.

If you need garbage disposal services near Alexandria, VA, call (703) 388-6529 to schedule with The Pipe Doctor today!

Frequently Asked Questions About Garbage Disposals

How long do garbage disposals last?

Most modern garbage disposals are designed to last up to 10 years. If your garbage disposal is more than 10 years old, it may be time to consider garbage disposal replacement.

Will my dishwasher run if my garbage disposal is broken?

Yes — if your dishwasher and garbage disposal system are connected, it’s okay to run the dishwasher if the garbage disposal is malfunctioning. However, you must wash off large food remnants before placing dishes in the dishwasher to avoid clogging your dishwasher.

How can I reduce the odor coming from my garbage disposal?

Keep your garbage disposal fresh by sprinkling half a cup of baking soda down your disposal, followed by some vinegar. Allow the mixture to sit for 15 minutes before washing away with hot water.

If your disposal still smells, you may need professional cleaning: Trust The Pipe Doctor to get the job done right by calling (703) 388-6529 today!

Do garbage disposals need to be emptied?

While it’s not necessary to empty your garbage disposal, it is essential to maintain its cleanliness. To keep your unit operating as it should, we recommend cleaning it once every two to three weeks.

It’s also wise to clean your garburator frequently, which will keep organic debris from building up and rotting, contributing to foul odors from your system.

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