When you are thinking of replacing your garbage disposer, it can be very daunting process. People always have a trepidation when it comes to water and electricity. There is unfamiliarity of the sink connection which may result to the sink leaking. You should learn how garbage disposal are since it is very easy to replace you garbage disposal. Old units should be checked to ensure that they are not jammed hence you should not buy the old units before you check how the units are. 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.
It is important that you turn off your electricity. For you to be sure that the disposal unit is not connected with an electric current, you should turn off your electricity. 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. At the base of the disposal unit is where you will find the cover. You should loosen the screw and remove the wires connecting to the disposal unit.
The bolt that covers the disposal is the one that you should remove. By loosening the hose clamp, the hose should be removed from the fitting. The old unit should be removed once the bolt is lose. You should support the disposal unit from below for you to remove the disposal unit. The next step is that you need to rotate the disposer counterclockwise. Until when the unit has fallen off. You should remove the remainder of the drain by loosening all the three bolts.
There should be application of the putty. Application of the putty should be done when you want to install a new drain. You should roll the putty on the counter that should be 1/2 thick. You should stick the putty at the underside of the drain and firmly press towards the sink hole. You should then finish the drain assembly by sliding the cardboard washer while backing it up with the ring. The snapping ring should then be mounted. The drain should be drained by retaining the snap into the drain.
You should tighten the bolts. By using the screwdriver, the bolts should be tightened. You should snug the drain 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. This will help when it comes to upgrading the disposal. You should then finish up by bring the wires into the conductor. This will help to secure the conductor.