One of the most innovative 20th century plumbing advances was the invention of the garbage disposal. If you have lived much or all of your life with a garbage disposal in your home’s kitchen but do not fully understand what it does or how it benefits you, check out this brief video.

After screening this clip, you will be familiar with the primary components of a garbage disposal and how they work together to keep after-dinner cleanup easy and your sink drains from clogging. You will also know about some of the ways in which you can troubleshoot your garbage disposal should you run into trouble.

If the troubleshooting methods in this video do not return your garbage disposal to its optimal working condition, discontinue use of your disposal until after it has been inspected by a plumbing professional. To arrange to have an experienced plumber inspect and repair the garbage disposal in your Libertyville home, call Arrow Plumbing, Inc. at (847) 549-9600.