In need of a new garbage disposal?
The cost depends on the following factors:
Let’s go into each of these cost factors in more detail...
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Garbage disposals are divided into 2 types:
For most homes, a continuous garbage disposal will work just fine. Continuous feed garbage disposals are the most common type of disposal. How they work is really simple: When the switch is turned ON, they run at a constant speed until you turn the switch OFF again.
However, if you have little kids at home and you’re concerned about safety, you may want to consider a batch-feed garbage disposal. These disposals don’t have an ON/OFF switch but are instead activated by pressing a stopper into your drain, which protects fingers or hands from being near the disposal blades.
Once you choose what type of garbage disposal you want, you can add advanced features that will upgrade your garbage disposal. Of course, these features all cost extra, so they’ll make the total install cost more expensive.
Special garbage disposal features include...
The electrical wiring and plumbing connections of a garbage disposal
If the following situations apply to you, then the total cost of installing a garbage disposal will be greater:
Who you hire will also determine how much you’ll pay for a new garbage disposal installation.
Some plumbers charge more for their services than others, but that’s usually an indication of their quality. Generally speaking, more experienced plumbers will charge more for their services.
But that also means they’ll do a better job, which will save you from unnecessary expenses (in the form of frequent repairs) down the road.
To find a high-quality plumber, make sure they...
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