Category: Grease Traps

Unclogging Septic System

Why is My Septic Tank Gurgling?

It’s something you don’t want to hear: the distinct gurgling noise of your septic tank, letting you know that something could be wrong. Homeowners everywhere know the heartache involved with blockages and backups, and they wish to avoid them all together. A Gurgling Sound is a Sign That Something is Wrong Gurgling sounds can mean… Read more »

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How to Get Rid of Kitchen Grease and Oil

When cooking on the stove with oil, you’re going to be gathering quite a bit of grease. It’s important to know that you should never be dumping the excess grease down the kitchen sink. This will cause a lot of problems over time, especially dumping grease and food down the drain. What happens when I… Read more »

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What Not to Put Down Your Kitchen Sink

We tend to forget about what we throw down our kitchen sink because of cooking and cleaning. This can be a major problem if we don’t make sure we are watching what we put down. There can be some clogging and back-up in the drain and grease trap. These Should NOT be in the drain:… Read more »

Three Signs that Your Kitchen Grease Trap Needs to be Cleaned

Kitchen grease traps work hard to intercept greases and solids from entering your wastewater disposal system and sewers. However, when these plumbing devices get clogged, issues arise that indicate it is time for a thorough cleaning. Here are a few tell-tale signs that it’s time to clean your kitchen grease trap! Water draining slower than… Read more »

Don’t Let a Dirty Grease Trap Put Your Restaurant at Risk

Grease traps are essential tools for businesses in the restaurant industry, but simply installing a grease trap is not enough. The grease trap also needs to be cleaned and maintained on a regular basis. That’s because dirty grease traps aren’t just unappetizing; they can be downright dangerous as well. The first thing you’re likely to… Read more »

Commonly Asked Questions about Grease Traps

Grease messes with sewers in a way that causes blockages. Of course, as you’d imagine, it’s no good if and when a sewer gets blocked up. Oftentimes, wastewater ends up overflowing, damaging people’s property as well as infiltrating local bodies of water. Gross. People are smart, though, about grease– thankfully. There’s such a thing as… Read more »

Prevent Unwanted Problems by Routinely Cleaning Your Grease Trap

You don’t tend to think of grease too much, but if you totally ignore it, there’ll be problems. A grease trap is a plumbing device that intercepts most greases and solids before they enter a wastewater disposal system. You should clean your grease trap regularly. Of course, most people aren’t sure on how to completely… Read more »