Nothing is more off-putting than foul odors or backed up water in the kitchen sink. There are many causes for these two common problems, but most revolve around the garbage disposal located between the kitchen sink drain and the sink trap. This mechanical device, when used, shreds food waste into pieces small enough to easily pass through the homes plumbing system.
Garbage disposals can become clogged by a buildup of food debris that can cause foul odors and cause the sink to backup because of poor drainage. In some cases, the Garbage disposal simply needs to be reset, which can be done by pressing the reset switch located on the underside or on the front of the disposal.
As with other mechanical devices, garbage disposals are susceptible to mechanical failures. Should your disposal fail for mechanical reasons, CrewPros plumbing professionals will diagnose the problem and determine whether to repair your current system or replace it.