It can be daunting when you are thinking of replacing you garbage disposer. When it comes to water and electricity people always have trepidation. The sink may leak since the sink connections are unfamiliar. 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. 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. The common thing about the disposal units is that they normally jam easily hence you should check the connection of the jammed disposal. You need to consider the following factors when replacing your garbage disposal.
It is important that you turn off your electricity. You should turn off your electricity for you to be sure that the disposal unit is not connected with an electric current. 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. At the base of the disposal unit is where you will find the cover. The wires connecting the disposal unit should be removed by you loosening the screw.
You should loosen the bolts that cover the disposal. The hose should be pulled from the fitting by loosening the hose clamp. You should the remove the old unit once you have loosen the bolts. 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. To loosen all the three bolts, you should remove the remainder.
There should be application of the putty. When you want to install a new drain you should apply the putty. 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. 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 be mounted, this is a very important step. By retaining the snap into the drain, the drain should be drained. There should be draining of the drain by retaining the snap into the drain.
There should be tightening of the bolts. By using the screwdriver, the bolts should be tightened. The sink should snug the drain. 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. When it comes to installing the dispoer,you should bring the wires into the conductor. This will help to secure the conductor.