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What are the benefits of having a garbage disposal?

Reasons To Get A Garbage Disposal Unit For Your Home

Garbage Disposal[Having a garbage disposal unit installed in your home is a great idea, any plumber would highly recommend doing so because it is an effective way to deal with common kitchen waste such as uneaten food by shredding them into small pieces]1. As a result they can easily pass through plumbing. The best part is having one installed is both affordable and easy. Here are reasons to get a garbage disposal unit for your home.

Effective Way to Deal with Food Waste

Rather than throwing food waste in the trash where it can rot and omit unpleasant odors they can be disposed of in the garbage disposal. [Having a unit in your home also makes food disposal quick and easy.]1

Beneficial to the Environment

Having a garbage disposal unit in your home helps the environment by reducing waste. About 20% of waste in the environment consists of food scraps. [When food scraps are disposed of in a garbage disposal rather than the trash it can be rerouted and turned into renewable energy or fertilizer rather than ending up in a landfill.]1 Aside from that, operating a garbage disposal requires very little water and costs about $0.50 per year to run.

Protects Plumbing

At some time or another food scraps find their way to your kitchen sink. [Without a garbage disposal installed, plumbing can become clogged.]1 When this happens a plumber has to be hired to unclog your drain, which costs money. Homeowners with a garbage disposal save money yearly. If a garbage disposal does become clogged, it can usually be cleared by adding water to the unit then turning it on to unclog the drain.

Overall, there are a few reasons to get a garbage disposal unit for your home. Not only will it provide you with a quick and effective way to dispose of food waste but a garbage disposal can benefit the environment and protect your plumbing.

Are you interested in installing a garbage disposal in your Montgomery home? Call Cole Plumbing at (334) 279-8919 and get started today!

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