Expert Garbage Disposal Repair and Installation in Austin

Need a different garbage disposal in Austin? Search no further than Strand Brothers Service Experts.

We’ll support you in choosing one that fits your needs—and budget—and professionally install it.

We can also help if you want garbage disposal repair. One of our Experts will come by to detect the problem and get your disposal working in no time.

Whatever service you need, it’s backed by our 100% Satisfaction Guarantee for a year.*

Common Garbage Disposal Problems

Here are several garbage disposal problems we commonly fix:

  • Garbage disposal won’t start.
  • Disposal makes noise but isn’t running properly.
  • Disposal is leaking.
  • Disposal smells bad and the smell won’t dissipate.
  • Water won’t drain or is draining sluggishly through the disposal.

You should always trickle cold water into the garbage disposal while crushing foods. Cold water sets greases that have been dumped in. This makes it easier for the system to chop them up.

Garbage disposals also must have everyday use to avoid malfunction.

Fixing a Leaky Garbage Disposal

A leaky garbage disposal can be restored if you can locate the part that's leading to the problem.

If you find a beat up or leaky part, put in a new one. Don’t use plumber’s putty to fill cracks.

Disposals may leak over time due to:

  • Wear and tear on the seals
  • Loose pipes
  • Flanges or gaskets that have dried out and split
  • Fissures in the garbage disposal body

Some disposals are linked to the dishwasher, which enables self-cleaning. This spot commonly suffers from leaks as well.

These problems can be fixed except for cracks in the body or interior lining of the disposal. If this is your problem, you will need to get a new garbage disposal.

It can take a DIYer an entire afternoon to locate and finish simple repairs, so include that in the cost when choosing to take care of the problem without professional help.

Having a skilled technician like one from Strand Brothers Service Experts identify and repair the problem can help locate other pieces that may be about to break. That way, you won’t be dealing with the same disposal two weeks later.