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Does Your Kitchen Need A Garbage Disposal Replacement?

3 Reasons You Should Add a Garbage Disposal to Your Kitchen Sink

Garbage disposals are an essential part of any modern kitchen. They are used frequently and are prone to wear and tear over time. It’s important to know when your garbage disposal needs repair or replacement. In this regard, it’s essential to recognize the warning signs that indicate it’s time for a garbage disposal repair. Keep reading to learn more about the followingcommon indicators that your unit needs attention.

Your Garbage Disposal Constantly Restarts

If you are restarting your garbage disposal frequently, it might indicate an underlying problem. Although occasional overloading of the disposal may not be a significant issue, if you experience frequent restarts every time you use it, it could be a sign of a severe problem. In such a case, it is advisable to consider repairing or replacing your garbage disposal. This will help to avoid any potential hazards and ensure the proper functioning of your kitchen disposal system.

Constant Leaks

Garbage disposals are a common appliance in most kitchens, but they can lead to issues if they start to leak. A poorly installed garbage disposal is one of the primary reasons for leaks, but it can be fixed by reinstalling it correctly. However, if your garbage disposal has been in use for a long time and has started leaking suddenly, it could be due to a more severe problem. In such a case, it is advisable to seek the help of a plumber who can inspect the seal and determine if it can be repaired. If the garbage disposal is cracked, it must be replaced or repaired. To prevent further damage, it’s essential to address a leaking garbage disposal.

Bad Odors 

It is expected to encounter clogged garbage disposal, which can often be attributed to the accumulation of food particles in the drain pipe or drains. The unpleasant odor is caused by the inability of these food particles to move through the drain pipes.

Clogs In Your Garbage Disposal

Frequent clogging of your garbage disposal might indicate that your food is not being ground up properly. Over time, garbage disposals can begin to fail, so you may need to consider repairing or replacing them. If you are a residential property owner and require a new garbage disposal, contact Alpha Plumbing today to replace it.


Alpha Plumbing is a full-service plumbing and contracting company serving the Baltimore and Annapolis metro area with expertise in all aspects of plumbing. We’re family-owned and operated since 1991 from our office in Pasadena. We offer quality plumbing services at reasonable rates in a timely fashion. Our trucks are equipped with GPS systems to ensure we’re prompt and on time. No job is too large or too small! We maintain a fleet of well-stocked trucks and own and operate our backhoes for excavating jobs.

For more information and to get a free no-obligation estimate, you can contact us on our website, send us an e-mail, or give us a call at (410) 255-5998.


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