Replacing your garbage disposer can be a very daunting process. Trepidation is what people have especially when it comes to water and electricity. There is unfamiliarity of the sink connection which may result to the sink leaking. It is very important for you to learn to replace your garbage disposal since you may learn that is very easy to replace your garbage disposal. You should check you old unit when you want to replace your garbage disposal unit before buying the unit. The common thing about the disposal units is that they normally jam easily hence you should check the connection of the jammed disposal. The following factors should be considered when you want to replace your jammed disposal unit.
Your electricity should be turned off. For you to be sure that the disposal unit is not connected with an electric current, you should turn off your electricity. Turning off the electricity will help you when you want to work on your disposal unit. You should remove the cover from the disposal unit. The cover is normally at the base of the disposal. The wires connecting the disposal unit should be removed by you loosening the screw.
There should loosening if the cover that cover the disposal unit. There should be removal of the hose for the fitting by loosening the hose clamp. You should the remove the old unit once you have loosen the bolts. You should support the disposal unit from below for you to remove the disposal unit. You should rotate the disposer counterclockwise, this is the next step. This will be until the unit does fall away. To loosen all the three bolts, you should remove the remainder.
The putty should be applied. When you want to install a new drain you should apply the putty. On the counter that is 1/2 thick, you should roll the putty. You should stick the putty at the underside of the drain and firmly press towards the sink hole. 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. By using the screwdriver, the bolts should be tightened. The drain should be snug with the sink. It is very advantageous when it comes to installing a new drain. For the new disposer to be made flexible, it should be wire. When it comes to upgrading the disposal, this will help. You should then finish up by bring the wires into the conductor. You will secure the conductor by this help.