The kitchen is a popular gathering place for families, whether you’re cooking, eating, or entertaining guests. From doing the dishes to discarding scraps from making a meal, having functional plumbing is crucial for keeping your kitchen in working order. In particular, your faucet, sink, and garbage disposal are the features that get the most use.
Do you have concerns about maintaining your kitchen plumbing system, or want to learn how to keep it in good shape? Read on for tips and suggestions for maximum efficiency.
A big part of kitchen plumbing maintenance requires keeping your faucet clean. This prevents it from falling into disrepair or running slowly. One way to keep your sink running properly is to keep the faucet’s aerator free from debris and buildup. Low water pressure is typically a sign that you have some lime or sediment buildup happening inside the faucet’s aerator.
To clean it out yourself, here are a few tips:
Clogged sinks not only look and smell unsightly, they also prevent you from being able to fully use your disposal. This can pose a challenge for both preparing food and cleaning after cooking.
To prevent clogs from happening, follow these suggestions:
Not sure when you need to clean your garbage disposal? The presence of foul odors coming from your sink is a major clue. This nasty side effect can happen whenever there’s a buildup of debris that didn’t quite make it into the disposal’s blades. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to fix this issue:
Garbage disposals tend to have an “overload” feature that can sense when the motor is about to overheat. When this happens, the disposal will cut off. If this happens, your electric connection may need fixing. Here are a few things you can do:
Art Plumbing, AC & Electric has been serving the residents of South Florida since 1983. We’re one of the most trusted names in plumbing due to our prompt, professional service, knowledgeable technicians, and fair pricing. Whether your kitchen appliances require a little bit of maintenance, a full repair, or a preventative inspection, we are here to help. Give our technicians a call today at 1-800-475-1504 for questions or a service quote.
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