Categories for Professional Grease Trap Cleaning

How Often Should I Clean My Grease Trap?

May 15, 2023

How Often Should I Clean My Grease Trap? A grease trap is an essential part of any commercial kitchen’s plumbing system. It’s designed to capture fats, oils, and grease (FOG) that come from cooking and prevent them from entering the sewer system. A clogged grease trap can cause backups, unpleasant odors, and damage to the plumbing system. That’s why it’s important to clean your grease trap regularly. In this blog post, we’ll discuss how often you should clean your grease trap and what factors affect the cleaning frequency. Factors Affecting Grease Trap Cleaning Frequency: 1. Size of the Grease Trap:... View Article

How Often Should You Pump Your Grease Trap?

February 24, 2023

One of the most common questions asked by commercial kitchen operators is “how often should I pump my grease trap?” The answer to this question depends largely on your restaurant’s specific needs and your local municipal regulations.   Over time, fats, oils, and greases (FOG) begin to build up in your grease trap. As this amount of grease begins to accumulate, it can start forming a thick layer in your grease trap. This accumulation can lead to clogs and backups in your sanitary sewer lines. It can also result in a toxic and noxious odor that is unhealthy for your... View Article

The Most Common Grease Trap Problems

August 15, 2022

If you own or operate a commercial kitchen, you know grease traps are essential to your plumbing system. Grease traps help keep food waste and grease out of your drains, sewer lines, and septic tanks. But like any other piece of equipment, grease traps can break down and need to be repaired or replaced. This blog post will discuss the most common grease trap problems and how to fix them. 1. Grease Trap Clogs One of the most common problems with grease traps is clogs. Grease traps can become clogged with food waste, grease, and other debris. When this happens, the... View Article

How Does a Grease Trap Work?

December 13, 2021

Need grease trap maintenance at your Holland, OH business? If you run a business with a commercial kitchen, you likely have a grease trap somewhere on the property. These containers collect fats, oils and greases that run through the drains during everyday kitchen operations, separating them from water and allowing them to be removed safely. Here’s what you need to know about grease trap maintenance and the signs you should look for if you need grease trap cleaning at your Holland, OH property. Why are grease traps important? Many businesses with commercial kitchens need grease traps to collect the fats,... View Article

How Are Your Grease Traps Looking?

February 24, 2020

Though they’re often overlooked, grease traps are an essential part of every commercial kitchen. Without one, all of the fats, oils and grease (FOG) would pollute the sewer system, cause clogs or even result in health code violations. As you can imagine, grease traps accumulate quite a bit of buildup over time. This means they need to be thoroughly cleaned to ensure they work properly and don’t become hotbeds for nasty bacteria. Continue reading to learn more about grease trap cleaning in Toledo, OH. How often should grease traps be cleaned? Not all grease traps require the same cleaning schedule.... View Article

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