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Benefits of having a garbage disposal in your home


There are three main reasons to install a garbage disposal in ones home. First, it cuts down on trash odors. Second, it saves space. Third, it is the easiest method of disposing organic waste when one does not have access to a compost pile. Using a garbage disposal makes sense in a variety of ways.

The biggest reason that people choose to install a garbage disposal in their homes is to cut down on the smelly trash. Food waste that sits all day can build up odors that are unpleasant. Using scented trash bags, taking the trash out daily, and washing the container are great ways to help cut the smell down, but it is timely and unpleasant. The best solution is installing a garbage disposal. Food waste can be disposed of immediately so that odors do not linger. It also is a lot easier to dump the food down the disposal than to carry out heavy trash bags every day. It is not necessarily more pleasant to empty food down the drain, but it beats scrubbing a trash can.
The second reason that people choose to install a garbage disposal is to save space in the garbage. Some people are limited by the amount of trash bags they can use or the size of the container that they are given for a week. This means that there may not always be room for seven bags of trash for the week. Installing a garbage disposal allows one to take the trash out less often because there is less trash and there are fewer odors.
Finally, when one lives where there is no compost pile or access to composting, it makes sense to install a garbage disposal for both the odor control and the space saving advantages. For people who live in the city, composting is not always possible. Tight spaces, small apartments, and little or no yard leaves no place to put a composting bin. It makes much more sense for these people to put in a garbage disposal. Installing one also gives apartment dwellers much less trash to carry to the city dumpster.
Need garbage disposal installation or repair services in the Burke area? Contact The Plumbing Doctor at 703-525-9280 and make an appointment today!