Garburator: Pros and Cons

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A garburator will play a major role in ensuring you are able to get rid of sold particles through your kitchen sink. The garburator will cut the sold chunks into small sizes so that the particles will go through the sink and the drainage line. This makes it easy for you to get rid of food scraps in your kitchen. In order for the garburator to work, you will have to install it and supply it with electricity. This makes it necessary for you to try and ensure the power supply is not interrupted. You can decide to install the garburator by yourself or hire a professional.

Signs You Need a Garburator

If your kitchen sink keeps on clogging every now and then due to deposition of sold particles, then you need to install a garburator. After you install a garburator you will be able to avoid cases where the solid particles will get into your kitchen sink and clog it.

Pros of Owning a Garburator

  • You will reduce kitchen sink clogs–Most clogs in a kitchen are caused by food particles going down the kitchen drain. A garburator will cut the sold chunks into small sizes so that the particles will go through the sink and the drainage line. This makes it easy for you to get rid of food scraps in your kitchen.
  • Your kitchen will be cleaner—Without a garburator you will probably deposit food scraps in your trash. This can cause orders as well as bug and mice.

Cons of Owning a Garburator

  • You will require a lot of water to empty wastes–After you have cut the solid particles into small sizes through the use of a garburator you will have to make use of water to wash them down your kitchen drain line. It will require you to use a lot of water in order to get rid of the wastes.
  • Your drain will be more prone to clogs—Many people think they can put anything down their garburator, but stringy vegetables, bones, and grease will cause the garburator to become clogged.
  • Your kitchen utensils may become damaged- to avoid this be sure to keep all your knives and spoons out of the drain. Letting these items go into the garburator will do a lot of damage.
  • Your fingers can get cut if you are not careful—You should always push food down the garburator with a dish brush and not your fingers or utensils. You can help prevent this, especially if you have children, by installing a garburator that has to have a magnetic lid before it will run.

As you can see there are many reasons to have and not to have a garburator. Of course you have to consider the cost of installing and repairing the garburator, but ultimately the decisions depends on what you feel is right for your family.

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