Replacing your garbage disposer can be a very daunting process. People always have a trepidation when it comes to water and electricity. Sink connections are unfamiliar and may make sink to leak. You should learn how garbage disposal are since it is very easy to replace you garbage disposal. You should check you old unit when you want to replace your garbage disposal unit before buying the unit. You should check the connection of the disposal unit if it working well since jammed disposals are very common. The following factors should be considered when you want to replace your jammed disposal unit.
Your electricity should be turned off. You should turn off your electricity for you to be sure that the disposal unit is not connected with an electric current. When you want to work on your disposal unit, turning off your electricity is very important. It is important that you remove the cover of the disposal unit. You will find the cover at the base of the disposal unit. The wires connecting the disposal unit should be removed by you loosening the screw.
You should loosen the bolts that cover the disposal. By loosening the hose clamp, the hose should be removed from the fitting. You should the remove the old unit once you have loosen the bolts. For you to remove the disposal unti you should have the ability to remove the disposal unit from below. The next step is that you need to rotate the disposer counterclockwise. This will be until the unit does fall away. You should remove the remainder of the drain by loosening all the three bolts.
The putty should be applied. Putty is applied in times that you want to install the new drain. The putty should be rolled on the counter that is 1/2 thick. You should firmly press towards the sink hole when you stick the putty at the underside. The ring should be backed up when finishing the drain by sliding the cardboard washer. The snapping ring should then be mounted. The drain should be drained by retaining the snap into the drain.
The bolts should be tightened. The bolts can be tightened by use of a screwdriver. The drain should be snug with the sink. This is important when you are looking to install a new drain. You should perform wiring of the new disposer to make it flexible. When it comes to upgrading the disposal, this will help. When it comes to installing the dispoer,you should bring the wires into the conductor. This will help to secure the conductor.