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What is the Average Cost of a Garbage Disposal? Average Garbage Disposal Price

A garbage disposal is placed under a kitchen sink to grind away food waste so that it may disappear into the sewage system. This is a convenient and effortless way for homeowners to dispose of food scraps. The average cost of a food disposal depends on the brand and horsepower of the model. For a 1/3 horsepower motor, an average cost of $85 is charged. For a ½ HP model, the price inches up to $120 or so. A garbage disposal with ¾ HP will cost on average $225. Finally, a 1 HP model will cost around $275. Garbage disposals for commercial use are more expensive at an average of $1250.

by Susan White on Thu, 11/04/2010 - 07:25

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