Garbage disposal

BarbaravJuly 26, 2014

I've been looking at single bowl sinks- stainless under mount and also farmhouse style. Can you put a garbage disposal in any sink? Thanks.

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lascatx

Any of those that I am familiar with anywho.

    Bookmark   July 26, 2014 at 12:29AM
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texaspenny

As far as I know....and if you have an offset drain it allows for more space under the sink for storage, instead of having the disposal right in the middle.

    Bookmark   July 26, 2014 at 2:57PM
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quadesl

Shouldn't be a problem but you may have to have the drain pipe going into the wall lowered which will add some extra expense. Have a licensed plumber do the work.

    Bookmark   July 26, 2014 at 6:33PM
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Barbarav

Quadesl, So if I'm actually moving the sink and dishwasher down the wall should I know which sink and gd I'll be using before the plumber does his rough ins? Right now I am just working on where the sink and dw will be positioned. Thanks for your responses everyone.

    Bookmark   July 26, 2014 at 6:45PM
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quadesl

It would help as specifications vary among various sinks and garbage disposals, unless your plumber knows a height for the drain pipe that works for all possibilities.

The drain line into the wall cannot be higher than the waste line from the disposal. Otherwise you would have standing water in your disposal. More vertical separation is better.

This post was edited by Quadesl on Sun, Jul 27, 14 at 8:06

    Bookmark   July 27, 2014 at 8:05AM
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Barbarav

Thanks for your help.

    Bookmark   July 28, 2014 at 9:25PM
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