It feels as if there’s a constant war of information about what can and cannot go down a kitchen drain or kitchen garbage disposal. You may have heard that you should pour cold water down the disposal when you run it—or you should run hot water. (We’re on the cold water side, as it solidifies fats, oils, and grease so they’ll wash down the drain easier.) And you’ve probably heard conflicting information about coffee grounds going down the sink or disposal:
- Coffee grounds can help clean the drain and make it smell pleasant.
- Coffee ground will clog the drain and damage the disposal.
Which is it? As professional plumbers, we can give you an expert opinion, which is…