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How to Sharpen Garbage Disposal Blades

After many uses, garbage disposal blades need sharpening. Just a handful of ice can do the job.

Simple ice cubes can sharpen your disposal blades.
  1. Turn the disposal off.

  2. Drop several ice cubes into the disposal.

  3. Turn on the cold water so it runs into the disposal.

  4. Turn the disposal on and let it chop up the ice.

  5. Tip

    Fresh citrus can be added to the disposal to give a fresh scent.