Garbage disposal is clogged and water is pooling in the sink?

The garbage disposal works, but the pipes under appear to be stopped up. Any home remedies/solutions?

Asked By: seamore - 9/18/2008
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you need to remove the trap under the sink and clean out the debris and clog. It's a messy job so have buckets and towels and rubber gloves. or call a plumber.
Answered By: carpenter - 9/18/2008
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your disposal came with a reverse wrench. place on bottom of disposal and spin in opposite direction to remove any thing jammed in the blades clogging them. if that doesn't work you need a mop bucket. place under trap (curvy pipe) and unscrew. clean clog out of trap and pipes if you can reach it. replace trap and try... More
Answered By: deez - 9/18/2008
is the g. d. humming? if not reach in with r hand clean it out ,if it is humming when u flip the switch there is a re-set button on the bottom of the g. d. only after u get it all cleaned out hit the re-set button,if it doesn`t go down or still hum`s take a wooden stict (commode plunger ) the round end of it put it... More
Answered By: jeff s - 9/18/2008
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