Garbage Disposal Repair Garbage disposals have become great tools in the kitchen. There is no easier way to get rid of scrap food than by using your garbage disposal. Just like other modern kitchen appliances, garbage disposals can have a range of problems that you are going to have to deal with in one way or another. Almost every garbage disposal gets clogged. It just happens. It does not mean that it is broken, but if you keep using a clogged garbage disposal, it will definitely break. The best way to fix a clogged garbage disposal is to call a professional. Garbage disposals can be very dangerous, especially if you do not know what you are doing. Totem Appliance Service can fix your clogged garbage disposal without you having to get involved. Never put your hand inside the garbage disposal. This is just asking for trouble. Sometimes garbage disposals start to produce a foul odor. No it is not the family dog this time. It is the garbage disposal. It most likely needs to be cleaned and serviced. This is one job that should be left to a professional appliance repair technician. Call Totem Appliance Service today, and have your garbage disposal working how it should. Emergency Tips! Smoke or Sparking – unplug or shut off the breaker immediately. Leaking water or overflowing - turn off the machine and shut off the water supply. Standing water - DO NOT operate any appliance - turn off the breaker. Smell gas (smells like rotten eggs) do not use your appliances. Exit your home and call for assistance from your gas company or 911. Shut off gas main if possible. Appliance fire - use a fire extinguisher or baking soda to douse a flame. Flour, water or other substance can make it worse. Large fire, exit and call 911.