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You appear to have an "Air Gap" above the counter which the hose is coming from. That is the code approved "better than a loop" method for diswasher drains. You're fine.


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If there is no wiggle room as jay613 suggested you will have no choice but get other parts. The T is not directly centered between both sink drains because the disposal outlet is angled back. The new dispoal will offset the T regardless where you place the outlet The horizontal pipe can be shortened or replaced with a longer one but you will have to change ...


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Can't be guaranteed but it probably will fit using your existing plumbing fittings. You have tons of space and plenty of vertical drop to the wall drain. Everything you have there is compression/slip joints that have some room to slip in and out and rotate. The new unit is 3/4" wider so you'll rotate it and the trap to a position where they line up, ...


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Which is generally considered superior for garbage disposal grind components, galvanized steel or stainless steel? As noted in the other answer, the manufacturer warranty is probably a much better indicator of quality than anything else. There are many variables that affect durability, even just of the cutting blades, never mind the rest of the appliance, ...


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If you are buying just one or two (or probably anything up to a pallet full), you really don't get to pick this kind of spec. The specs you will generally get to choose (by picking different models) are: Power - Typically advertised in horsepower (e.g., 1/2 HP, 1/3 HP) but more properly measured here in Amps (current) or Watts (power), which should be ...


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That foul smell that just won't go away is almost certainly sewer gas. It sounds like you either have: Something bypassing the trap. Typically someone not familiar with plumbing putting an entrance for a dishwasher drain or the like after the trap, not before it. Or a trap is missing. Or you have a failed mechanical vent (I hate mechanical vents, because ...


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