There are many appliances in your kitchen which get a lot of attention. The flashy dishwasher, refrigerator and even the stove get a lot of attention. Among all of these, one of the most underrated appliance of all is the garbage disposal. You will likely never even think about the appliance until there is a problem with it and you will have to invest time into a new garbage disposal installation. In most cases, you will be trying to replace the old one because it will not unclog or the motor has gone out.
Fortunately for you, the process of how to install a new disposal is a fairly straightforward process. The models are mostly made in the same way. You will go through three easy steps to install the new system. First you will have to prepare to get started including purchasing a new garbage disposal. You will then have to go through the process of garbage disposal removal. Last, but not nearly least, you will have to install the new disposal. Once you are done, you will have a brand new garbage disposal that you are not likely to ignore again.
Remove everything from under the sink. You will then need to garbage disposal installation that you will be working in. Make sure that you have all of the tools handy for the job including a camera and a wrench as well as sealant. Take a picture of the old unit and write down all information located on the plate. Take all of this information, including the picture, to the hardware store to buy a new disposal. Look for brands you have heard of. Make a comparison of the different brands to find the one you want. Make sure it has the same power as the old one.
Taking out the old unit is pretty easy to do. The hardest part is removing the flange from inside the sink. One thing you can try for this is to use the tip of a screw driver to wedge the edge loose and remove the old part. Other than that, you will simply need to remove all pipes going in and out of the old waste disposal unit. Once it has been removed, make sure that it is disposed of properly.