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Why Should Grease Traps be Routinely Maintained?

Grease traps not maintained on a regular basis will result in the discharge of brown grease into waste streams. Grease mixed with cold water and sewage causes major clogs in sewer lines.

 

Grease traps not maintained on a regular basis will result in back-ups in your restaurant. Every restaurant has a horror story of all drains backing-up and paying a large bill to repair or in worst case scenario shutting your doors for the day or longer.

 

Grease traps not maintained on a regular basis can result in odor problems outside where customers park and in some cases inside the restaurant.

 

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Grease traps form part of a restaurant’s sewer system. They stop thick grease from flowing into and clogging the municipal or city sewer system. If these tanks are not working properly, then there can be a danger of a backup or backflow happening. This usually means extra cost in terms of fines and loss in revenue if the problem results in the closure of the restaurant.

Allow us to clean out that smelly, dirty grease trap and get you back to cooking.

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What Are the Requirements Regarding Grease Trap Size and Servicing Frequency?

Each LGA (Local Governing Authority) has specific requirements. The sizing is based on many factors with the most important factor being number of seats in your establishment.

 

The servicing frequency varies depending on the requirements of LGA. Typically indoor grease traps are serviced from 30-90 days. Outdoor grease traps are serviced a minimum of 90 days and a maximum of 180 days. Check with LGA to verify your facilities requirements.

 

Typically indoor grease traps are serviced from 30-90 days. Outdoor grease traps are serviced a minimum of 90 days and a maximum of 180 days.