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6 common issues with your garbage disposal

You may not realize it, but in addition to adding convenience for Northeast Ohio homeowners, a well functioning garbage disposal serves an important role in your home’s overall plumbing system.  Garbage disposals assure the full breakdown of waste to prevent the blockage of the main sewer line.  When a garbage disposal isn’t performing optimally, food particles can build up in the pipes resulting in serious clogs and costly repairs.

Homeowners in Cleveland and elsewhere in Northeast Ohio experience the following concerns that often indicate damage to their garbage disposals:

  • The disposal is running louder than normal
  • There is a foul odor coming from the sink
  • Water is not properly draining in the sink or is leaking below the disposal
  • The disposal motor is running but not properly grinding
  • The disposal starts to run but shuts off by itself
  • A utensil or other object is stuck in the disposal

If you are experiencing any of these problems with your garbage disposal, it is time to call the professionals at Verne & Ellsworth Hann.  Attempting to repair a garbage disposal by yourself can lead to serious injury with its sharp components.

Located in Cleveland Heights, Verne & Ellsworth Hann has repaired and installed countless high-quality disposals in Cleveland Heights and the surrounding area.  Owned and operated by brothers Bill and Chris Hann, Verne & Ellsworth Hann is the 5-generation company to call!  216-932-9755

What People Are Saying

  • Well done, as always.

    - Jeff P.( Moreland Hills, Air Conditioning Installation, July 2018 )
  • I had an exceptional experience.  From office staff on the phone to Chris giving me a quote to the installers, everyone was polite, professional, and respectful.  I was treated as a responsible, knowledgeable homeowner and completely comfortable with the installers in my home. I absolutely made the right decision in hiring them to add central A/C to my home.

    - Julia B.( Cleveland Heights, Air Conditioning Installation, June 2018 )
  • We found the entire experience of working with Verne & Ellsworth Hann to be professional and our expectations for the work were exceeded.  We really appreciate your attention to detail and how thoroughly you completed the work.

    - Kirstan R.( Cleveland Heights, Furnace and Air Conditioning Installation, April 2018 )
  • You guys were amazing!  So happy with you and LOVE our new furnace!

    - Bill F.( Chagrin Falls, Furnace Installation, March 2018 )
  • Professional and courteous.  Fair and accurate estimate.  Great job guys!

    - Steve A.( Solon, Furnace Installation, March 2018 )