Garbage Disposal Troubleshooting

Problem: Garbage Disposal Vibrating If a garbage disposal is filled with food garbage it will vibrate under use. That is normal. But if it vibrates when you turn it on and it is empty, you have a problem either with a broken impeller creating an unbalanced flywheel or the mounting bolts are too tight. Checking […]

Buying A New Garbage Disposal

So it is time to replace your garbage disposal or you’d like to install one. There are a few things to consider because you want to buy the right one for your kitchen. Not all garbage disposals work the same so it is a good idea to consider all the options. Please contact Duncan Plumbing […]

Trouble Shooting Your Garbage Disposal

PROBLEM: Disposal Will Not Turn On (no noise) If your garbage disposal will not turn on and it is NOT making a humming sound, then there is an electrical problem. This may seem obvious, but make sure the disposal is plugged in. Check the circuit breaker. If it is plugged in then press the Reset […]

Broken Garbage Disposal

With the holidays approaching and more use of the kitchen and appliances, we receive many calls regarding the garbage disposal. COMMON PROBLEM: Humming Noise or Flywheel is Stuck on My Garbage Disposal: If the garbage disposal won’t turn on but makes a humming sound when you flip the switch, it won’t do that for long. […]

Plumbing Tips for the Summer

Summer is a great time to relax and not worry about plumbing problems, right? After all, the pipes can’t freeze and cause a flood, right? Unfortunately, summertime is when our water usage is at its highest level of the year and that makes the hottest months prime time for all kinds of plumbing problems. Here […]