Cost to Top Quality Repair Garbage Disposal in South Portland for the Right Price

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The cost of garbage disposal repair South Portland is determined by two major factors. These factors are the labor and the materials needed for the repair. A plumber usually charges by the hour of work that they render. The usual cost of South Portland garbage disposal repair service is around $85 up to $210 per hour. It generally covers labor tasks like replacing or fixing fitting leaks, removal of clogs and debris, and resetting the motor breaker. The amount also includes any area preparation, setup, and clean up after the job. Garbage disposal repair South Portland generally takes a maximum of two hours to be completed.

Estimated final cost for garbage disposal repair

Item Quantity Fair Price
Garbage Disposal Labor 2 Hours $107.22
Garbage Disposal Job Materials and Supplies 1 Disposal $25.31
Totals - Cost to Repair Garbage Disposals - 1 Disposal $132.52
Average Cost Per Disposal $132.52

How can I avoid getting my garbage disposal South Portland damaged?

There are few simple ways to avoid damaging your garbage disposal. Some of them include using cold water in grinding the leftover foods instead of hot water. Hot water melts fats that can cause clogging. Make sure that you do not overfill your garbage disposal. Run water before and after using your garbage disposal to get rid of residues. Avoid using bleach, drain cleaners or any other chemicals down your unit. Also, avoid grinding hard stuff in your garbage disposals like bones, coffee grounds, corn husks, glass or metal. It can be very damaging to your unit.

My garbage disposal unit in my South Portland home will not run when I turn it on. What can be the problem?

If your garbage disposal is not working after turning it on, there is possibly some issue with the start switch or the motor may be defective. If you do not have any background in troubleshooting or you have tried troubleshooting it using the manufacturer's manual, you may need to call a plumber to fix it for you.

My garbage disposal in South Portland emits some bad odor. What should I do?

If your garbage disposal is emitting a foul odor, you can use some non-toxic and biodegradable cleaning pellets available in your local stores.

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The materials needed for a South Portland garbage disposal repair may include connectors, fittings, and mounting hardware. These materials can cost you around $20 up to $30 each. Overall, you can expect to pay around $190 up to $450 for a two-hour garbage disposal repair. Sometimes, the repair can be finished in less than two hours. Since plumbers charge a flat rate per hour, you may have them check other problems with your plumbing to maximize your payment. Also, to save costs on repair and avoid replacing parts, make sure that you call a plumber to repair your garbage disposal right away. Letting it sit around with any damage for a long period of time can do harm not just to the unit but to other plumbing parts as well.

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    Air Temp Inc

    Rating: 93
    11 Wallace Ave. 
    South PortlandME  04106
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    S P Plumbing And Heating

    Rating: 77
    120 Thadeus St #8. 
    South PortlandME  04106
  • 3

    Acl Consulting & Inspection

    Rating: 58
    17 Stone Dr. 
    South PortlandME  04106
  • 4

    Behr Process Corp

    Rating: 62
    300 Clarks Pond Pkwy. 
    South PortlandME  04106
  • 5

    Thibodeau's Plumbing & Heating

    Rating: 85
    704 Broadway. 
    South PortlandME  04106
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    Caron & Waltz

    Rating: 83
    321 Lincoln St. 
    South PortlandME  04106