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Garbage Disposal Installation and Repair

Keeping Cleveland-area garbage disposals running smoothly

An essential part of your home’s plumbing system

You may not realize it, but in addition to adding convenience for homeowners, a well-functioning garbage disposal serves an important role in your home’s overall plumbing system. Garbage disposals use centrifugal force to continuously force food waste against a stationary grind ring, liquefying it. This process assures the full breakdown of waste to prevent the blockage of the main sewer line. When a garbage disposal breaks or is simply not performing optimally, food particles can build up in the pipes, eventually resulting in serious clogs that are expensive to fix. A poor quality garbage disposal can even decrease the lifespan of your other plumbing fixtures. Because of this, the modest cost to install a high-quality garbage disposal and perform periodic maintenance on it is well worth the money.

What are some common issues you may be facing with your garbage disposal?

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 speak with a knowledgeable Cleveland-area plumber who is qualified to troubleshoot and repair it. It is unwise to attempt to fix a garbage disposal by yourself; it is all too easy to injure yourself on a disposal’s sharp components.

Decades of experience installing and repairing garbage disposals

The Hann family has been Northeast Ohio’s premiere plumbing and garbage disposal professionals for generations. Our team has installed countless high-quality disposals. No matter what type of service you require, the well-respected team at Verne & Ellsworth Hann is happy to help.

If you are concerned with the performance of your current garbage disposal or would like to install a new one, contact the best Cleveland plumbing company. A friendly, professional technician can be at your door and have your disposal working perfectly before you know it!

What People Are Saying

  • Excellent and prompt service.  The workmen were professional and helpful in their explanation of care and service of the equipment.

    - Charles S.( Cleveland Heights, AC Installation July 2017 )
  • I want you to know how pleased I was with the entire experience.  From the initial meeting with Chris through the installation of my new A/C unit.

    - Sondra S.( Shaker Heights, Air Conditioning Installation July 2017 )
  • Installers were spot on time at 8 am, took care not to track dirt into house, and were both courteous and friendly.  Excellent quality work to boot!

    - John S.( Cleveland, Air Conditioning Installation, June 2017 )
  • I have had several projects from Verne & Ellsworth, across boiler replacements, heating system installation, and air conditioning system set up and install.  Each of these times, Bill Hann takes a ton of his time to talk to my wife and I to learn about the issues we’re having, explain the root causes of those issues, and suggest fixes that we know will prevent the issues from coming back – not just paper over the issue temporarily.  Lastly, he always delivers on time – onsite when he says he will be, fishing when he says he will – and always makes sure every aspect of the job is completed, from material removal and set up, to equipment install, to clean up after the project.  A++ and highly recommended!

    - Mike C.( Shaker Heights, Heating and Cooling, June 2017 )
  • The unit is working very well.  The installers were very professional, showed me how everything worked, and cleaned the basement beautifully.  I would never have even known they were there.  Thank you again.

    - Michelle T.( Wickliffe, Furnace & Air Conditioning Installation, June 2017 )