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How Does My Grease Trap Work?

Posted by ADB Septic on August 16, 2018

Grease traps are an essential part in the proper functioning of a restaurant kitchen. They prevent fats, oils, and grease from entering your sewer line. Although every restaurant kitchen is equipped with a grease trap, many restaurant managers and employees don’t know how they work. Read below for a description of how grease traps function and why they are important.

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Topics: Grease Traps, Restaurant Grease Traps, Grease Trap Maintenance

4 Common Questions About Grease Traps

Posted by ADB Septic on October 17, 2017

Grease traps are an important part of any restaurant kitchen. Despite their functionality, many restaurant owners do not fully understand their importance. Knowing the facts about grease traps can ensure that your grease trap functions properly and receives proper maintenance. Here are some of the common questions people have about grease traps.

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Topics: Restaurant Services, Grease Traps, Grease Trap Questions

How Do Grease Traps Work?

Posted by ADB Septic on September 25, 2017

Grease traps are an essential part in the proper functioning of a restaurant kitchen. They prevent fats, oils, and grease from entering your sewer line. Although every restaurant kitchen is equipped with a grease trap, many restaurant managers and employees don’t know how they work. Read below for a description of how grease traps function and why they are important.

Why Do We Need Grease Traps?

Grease traps are important because they catch the fats, oils, and grease from your cooking. If these materials go down your drain, they can clog your pipes and your sewer line. If these pipes get clogged, they can cause unsanitary flooding which will lead to expensive repairs and health hazards.

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Topics: Grease Trap Pumping, Restaurant Services, Grease Traps

8 Common Myths About Grease Traps Debunked

Posted by ADB Septic on September 14, 2017

Your grease trap is a crucial part of your restaurant kitchen. It traps grease, fats, and oils, while disposing of wastewater. Without a grease trap, these materials will build up in your pipes and can lead to clogs and damage that will be expensive to fix. Despite the importance of a grease trap, many restaurant owners and managers don’t fully understand how it works. Here are some common myths about grease traps that you shouldn’t believe!

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Topics: Grease Trap Pumping, Grease Traps, Grease Trap Myths

How Often Should Restaurant Grease Traps Be Cleaned?

Posted by ADB Septic on August 24, 2017

If you own a restaurant or commercial kitchen, it’s likely that you are familiar with your grease trap and the basics of how it functions. In fact, local health and safety regulations in your state mandate that all commercial kitchens have processes in places to manage excess cooking oil and grease trough the use of a grease trap system.

If you own a restaurant, your grease trap needs to be pumped at regular intervals, if you want to ensure that it remains functional for all of your cooking and kitchen preparation needs.

Be sure to get in touch with your local septic services company right away, when you notice your grease trap showing signs of clogging or overflowing. Professionals will be able to safely and effectively remove any blockages from your grease trap system, allowing you to rest assured that your restaurant’s kitchen will pass your next health inspection.

So, how often should grease traps be cleaned?

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Topics: Grease Trap Pumping, Restaurant Services, Grease Traps

What are the Benefits of Regular Grease Trap Pumping?

Posted by ADB Septic on June 22, 2017

Pumping your grease trap is important to ensure it works the way it’s supposed to. It’s recommended that a grease trap be serviced every 30-90 days, depending on the volume and type of food cooked at a restaurant. You might think that you only need to pump your grease trap when it’s completely full, but servicing it regularly will help you avoid a lot of problems.

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Topics: Grease Trap Pumping, Restaurant Services, Grease Traps

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