by Zona on March 14, 2014

Reasons To Get A Garbage Disposal Unit For Your Home


Garbage DisposalA garbage disposal can be an investment worth making. The warranty on the product varies with the brand, but the function of a garbage disposal remains the same. A garbage disposal is a mechanical unit that is attached to the underside of the sink which grinds leftover food products. Some disposal units are made specifically for septic systems and some are made for homes that are connected to public wastewater management systems.

Having a garbage disposal in your home will allow you to keep your kitchen cleaner and smelling fresh longer. When you have food scraps inside your trash can the decomposing food is creating bacteria that eventually starts to stink. But, when food is properly discarded in a garbage disposal, the ground up food will be flushed into a septic system. Yes, the food will still continue to rot, but there are wastewater plants that are equipped to use the methane gases that are given off from the food waste to make fertilizer or produce alternative energy.

The less food that is in the trash can will allow for you to extend the life of a single trash bag. Because you will be putting cleaner items in the trash can due to the garbage disposal, there will not be a need to frequently change your trash liner. Consider the way that you use the other trash cans around the house. In general, you only dump them the night before trash collection day, because the contents inside of them rarely produce a stinky smell. Your kitchen trash can be just as low maintenance with the use of a garbage disposal in your home.

If you live in a community where you have to pay your municipal trash bill yearly, then you may eventually see a savings from company. The company may start a recycling program or reduce pick-up days. These are just some ways in which the company may find to save money and landfill space. As you cut down on the amount of trash that is being put on the curb, the municipal waste company can then pass the savings along to you and your community.

Are you interested in installing a garbage disposal in your Indianapolis home? Call Griesemer Plumbing & Mechanical Service at (317) 881-9536 and get started today!

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