Deodorize Garbage Disposal

Deodorize Garbage Disposal

You detect a nasty smell in your kitchen, so you check if it's coming from your trash can or refrigerator. But these areas are clean and free from odor, so where is that bad smell coming from? Well, it could be from anywhere, but one of the first things that you should check is your garbage disposal. That's right: your disposal can emit a nasty odor when food particles stick to its blades or … [Read more...]

Garbage Disposal Not Spinning

Garbage Disposal Not Spinning

If the motor of your garbage disposal unit is humming but it's not turning, then most likely it's jammed. Maybe you didn't notice a foreign object fall into the disposer or something fell in accidentally. Either way, one of the easiest ways to see if this truly is the cause of your disposal not spinning is to remove the object. This post will teach you how to remove an object that is preventing … [Read more...]

How To Fix a Mansfield Toilet

How To Fix a Mansfield Toilet

Usually, there are two reasons why a leak causes a Mansfield toilet to run: The water level is set too high. The flush valve seal is damaged. Then again, there are occasions when none of the two problems listed above are the cause of the problem. But before you call a professional for help, you can do some investigating on your own. This way, you can save both time and money because some … [Read more...]

Fixing a Dripping Bathtub Faucet

Fixing a Dripping Bathtub Faucet

One of the common plumbing problems of home owners is a leaky or dripping bathtub faucet. Overtime, this can happen especially if the fittings are already old and worn out. Even if you turn the faucet tight, it is still leaking. Cranking it several times and pressing it does not solve the problem either. With some do-it-yourself skills, though, you can fix a dripping bathtub faucet … [Read more...]

GE Garbage Disposal Troubleshooting

GE Garbage Disposal Troubleshooting

A GE garbage disposal unit is built to last a long time. However, this doesn't mean it isn't prone to problems. Whether the issue was caused accidentally or something malfunctioned, what's important is you know how to fix it and you understand what you can't do with the unit. Knowing these things helps you avoid further trouble down the road. Then again, this doesn't mean that you shouldn't … [Read more...]