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How to Remove an Object Stuck in a Garbage Disposal

A blocked garbage disposal can be a pain that may temporarily stunt your kitchen operations. If you are not in a position to use your garbage disposal, you may end up with a stinky kitchen, especially if there are food scraps in the garbage disposal.

How To Remove An Object Stuck In A Garbage Disposal

To remove glass from a garbage disposal, switch off the garbage disposal, and remove the power cord from the power outlet. The proceed to unlock it and then get the broken glass out of garbage disposal. Make sure you remove all the glass from the garbage disposal housing. You can flush it out to ensure no glass is left behind.

Unclog Eggshells In Garbage Disposal

If you have a garbage disposal with an auto-reverse grind system, use it to push the shells back out the grind them again until they are fine enough to go through the drainage pipe.

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Unclog A Garbage Disposal Potato Peels

Try to use the auto-reverse grind to regrind the peels and help them to move along the drain pipe. If this does not work, proceed to dismount the garbage disposal and empty it manually.

Do not under any circumstance dip your hand into the sink drain pipe while the garbage disposal is still plugged into the power outlet especially if it is a continuous feed model. If the item stuck is within reach, you can proceed to remove them using a pair of pliers or a wire.

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Also, do not put any huge hard to chop foods that may cause your garbage disposal to get jammed or dull the grinding mechanism faster.