8 Things You Should NEVER Put Down Your Garbage Disposal
- 1 Bones. They'll just keep spinning around and around with the blades.
- 2 Celery. The fibrous strings tend to tangle around your disposal's blades.
- 3 Coffee grounds. Coffee grounds are deceptive.
- 4 Egg shells. There's a bit of argument on this one.
- 5 Fruit pits.
- 6 Grease.
- 7 Pasta.
- 8 Potato peels.
Just so, how do you clean a stinky garbage disposal?
TIP: To minimize smells, always run cold water when grinding items in the garbage disposal.
- Lemons. When life gives you lemons, cut them into small sections and then toss them down the disposal when it's grinding.
- Ice Cubes.
- Baking Soda and Vinegar.
- Clean the Lid.
- Brush Clean.
- Store Bought Products.
What can I use to clean a garbage disposal?
Ice and either rock salt or vinegar are also great for cleaning a garbage disposal. Fill the disposal with ice cubes, then pour a cup of salt or vinegar into the disposal and run it for a few seconds with the water turned on.
How do you sharpen the blades of a garbage disposal?
Use your discarded egg shells to sharpen dull garbage disposal blades. Use your discarded egg shells to sharpen dull garbage disposal blades. If your garbage disposal just isn't cutting it these days, we've got a trick to sharpen the blades. Just drop an egg shell in and run it (with water running, of course).