The Goods on Garbage Disposals:
What to Do if Your Garbage Disposal Stops Working

Shredders, impellers, and flywheels: oh my! The inside of your garbage disposal is a dark and dangerous place, and even granddad didn’t go sticking his hands inside it. But there are a few safe, simple skills you can learn to keep your garbage disposal running smoothly.

In today’s lesson…

  • How a garbage disposal works
  • Important safety tips
  • Breaking a blade jamb
  • Resetting the overload protector

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