Replacing your garbage disposer can be a very daunting process. Trepidation is what people have especially 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.
You should turn of your electricity. 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. The cover of the disposal unit should be removed. You will find the cover at the base of the disposal unit. You should loosen the screw and remove the wires connecting to the disposal unit.
There should loosening if the cover that cover the disposal unit. By loosening the hose clamp, the hose should be removed from the fitting. Once the bolt is lose, you should remove the old unit. From below the disposal unit should be removed hence you need to have the ability to remove it. The next step is that you need to rotate the disposer counterclockwise. Until when the unit has fallen off. The remainder should be removed by you until all the three bolts fall off.
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 firmly press towards the sink hole when you stick the putty at the underside. When it comes to backing up the cardboard washer, you should back it up with the ring this is very important when you are finishing up the drain. 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. You should perform wiring of the new disposer to make it flexible. This will help when it comes to upgrading the disposal. You should then finish up by bring the wires into the conductor. Securing of the conductor is what you will manage to get by this process.