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What Does My Grease Trap Do?

Posted by ADB Septic on February 12, 2019

In short, your grease trap traps the grease from your kitchen to keep it from clogging up your plumbing. Grease traps are an essential part of restaurant kitchens, as they keep your plumbing in good working order and prevent health code violations. When you keep up with your grease trap maintenance, it’s also helping keep your employees and customers happy and healthy. If you’re interested in learning more about your grease, trap we’ve compiled the important information you need below.

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Topics: Restaurant Grease Traps, Grease Trap Maintenance

4 Benefits of Regular Grease Trap Pumping

Posted by ADB Septic on January 15, 2019

Your grease trap is essential to the proper functioning of your restaurant kitchen. It is responsible for disposing of waste and keeping your sink and plumbing in good working order. Pumping your grease trap is essential to keeping it working the way it’s supposed to. Depending on the volume and type of food cooked at your restaurant, it’s recommended that you service your grease trap every 30-90 days and stick to a regular schedule. You might think that pumping your grease trap when it’s completely full is enough, but you should actually avoid allowing your grease trap to become more than 3/5 full. For this reason, a regular grease trap pumping schedule is important to keep your restaurant kitchen functioning smoothly.

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

Grease Trap Maintenance During the Holiday Season

Posted by ADB Septic on November 15, 2018

The holiday season is a busy time for everyone. People flock to retail stores to buy holiday decorations and the perfect gift for everyone in their lives. After a day of shopping, people will enjoy a meal at a restaurant, making restaurants equally busy. Additionally, many people opt for restaurant meals to celebrate the holiday season. With the busy season approaching, it’s important to make sure your restaurant and grease trap are ready. Here are some tips to help you prepare your grease trap for the holiday season. 

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Topics: Restaurant Grease Traps, Grease Trap Maintenance, Preparing for the Holidays

3 Signs Your Restaurant Grease Trap Needs to be Cleaned

Posted by ADB Septic on October 25, 2018

Grease trap maintenance is one of the most important (and frequently overlooked) aspects of keeping your restaurant kitchen up and running. Your grease trap handles all of the fats, greases, and oils that cooking food in your kitchen creates. When you wash dishes, that grease will collect in your grease trap. For this reason, you’ll need to empty out the grease trap regularly. If you’re wondering whether it’s time to clean out your grease trap, look for these three signs.

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

The Basics of Grease Trap Maintenance

Posted by ADB Septic on October 9, 2018

Restaurant grease traps are essential to a well-functioning restaurant kitchen. They handle all of the grease that cooking your food produces, allowing your plumbing to remain clog-free. Not only are they important for the functionality of your plumbing, but they also promote a healthy and safe environment for employees and customers alike. We've compiled the most important information you need to know about grease traps and grease trap maintenance.

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

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

Summer Grease Trap Maintenance: 4 Tips for Restaurants

Posted by ADB Septic on July 24, 2018

During the summer, people are on vacation and are often inspired to go out and have fun and celebrate. The result of this shift is an increase in business at restaurants. Although this uptick is great for business, it can have a big impact on your kitchen. An increase in the volume of food being cooked in your kitchen will lead to an increased need for maintenance on your grease trap. We’ve compiled a list of tips to help your grease trap running smoothly during the busy summer months.

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

5 Reasons to Pump Your Restaurant Grease Trap Regularly

Posted by ADB Septic on June 28, 2018

Your grease trap is an essential part of your restaurant kitchen, disposing of waste and keeping the kitchen running smoothly. 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 Grease Traps, Grease Trap Maintenance

8 Tips for Proper Grease Trap Maintenance

Posted by ADB Septic on May 22, 2018

Your grease trap is one of the most undervalued tools in your restaurant kitchen. Grease traps facilitate proper waste disposal, making them an essential part of a properly functioning commercial kitchen. For this reason, proper grease trap maintenance is an important practice in commercial kitchens to ensure an efficient and safe work environment. We’ve compiled a list of tips to help you perform proper maintenance on your restaurant grease trap!

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

The Dangers of a Clogged Grease Trap

Posted by ADB Septic on March 20, 2018

Grease traps are an essential part of restaurant kitchens, as they help streamline the dishwashing process and keep your plumbing in working order. Most restaurant owners and managers know that pumping your grease trap is an important part of kitchen maintenance. However, you might not know the risks of missing your regular grease trap pumping. Read below to learn about the dangers of a dirty grease trap!

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Topics: Grease Trap Pumping, Restaurant Grease Traps, Clogged Grease Trap

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