How to Clean a Garbage Disposal (Plumber Approved)

There’s no shortage of internet advice on how to clean a garbage disposal, but not all of this advice is good. Here’s how to safely clean your garbage disposal at home – from a professional Las Vegas Plumber:

Required Supplies:

Ice Cubes
Distilled White Vinegar

Step 1: Fill your garbage disposal with ice cubes

Dump a bowl of ice cubes into the sink and pack as many ice cubes into the garbage disposal as possible.

Step 2: Pour vinegar into the garbage disposal

After packing the ice cubes down the disposal, pour the distilled white vinegar down the drain.

Step 3: Run cold water & turn on the garbage disposal

Turn on the garbage disposal while running cold water down the drain. Continue to rinse out the sink until all of the ice is gone.

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