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Tips for choosing a garbage disposal

February, 1st, 2012

If you’re thinking of buying a garbage disposal and having it installed in your kitchen then be prepared to look at a flood of models and brands that are available in the marketplace. The simple task of choosing what will work best for you can be a daunting prospect when faced with so many choices.

Having a garbage disposal in good working order is essential in maintaining a clean environment for your home and averting any drainage issue in the future. This is one reason why one of your most important criteria for choosing a garbage disposal should be quality and durability.

Here are additional tips for choosing garbage disposal

  • Choose a brand or model with a warranty, this proves the manufacturer’s commitment to their merchandise.
  • Take into consideration the extent of the use the garbage disposal will be subjected to. If you want the unit for your home, then choose one that is suited for home use. But if you need it for your business, such as a restaurant, then get a more powerful garbage disposal.
  • Another factor to consider is easy and simple installation. There are units that are simple and easy to install, some even comes with a DIY installation instruction.
  • Consider also the presence of a septic tank in your sewer system. There are models that are septic tank specific.
  • Lastly, compare prices. Some disposals are more expensive than the others even if the specifications and features are the same.

Garbage disposals are very helpful kitchen appliances. If and when you buy one, make sure that you’re getting the best one, at least the best for you. It also pays to ask for recommendation from friends and family and to check comments and reviews of satisfied users for each and every product that you are considering.