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How to Choose, Use, and Clean a Restaurant Inside Grease Trap

Grease and oil are common byproducts of commercial kitchen operations and it is imperative to understand how to manage and dispose of these potentially damaging substances properly. Pouring oil or grease down the sink can cause issues that impact the efficiency of your kitchen. Grease traps are essential for preventing plumbing problems in commercial kitchens. […]

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Why You Should Never Let Your Grease Trap Reach Maximum Capacity

Grease traps have been an essential element in commercial kitchens for more than 100 years, separating grease from water before it can clog or damage the drains and pollute the environment. Because they play such an important role, neglecting grease traps can result in serious blockages, sulphuric acid damage, and overspills. If they impede water […]

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What Is the Best Way to Clean a Grease Trap?

Dealing with a dirty grease trap is a messy business, but the alternative—leaving it go—can lead to obnoxious odors, clogged plumbing, and even property damage. Any of these can equal lost business in your commercial or industrial facility. Learn more about how to clean a grease trap, when to clean, and when to leave it […]

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How Often Should Your Business’s Septic System Be Pumped?

Your business’s septic system may be out of sight, but you definitely don’t want it out of mind. When the tank gets too full, the wastewater has nowhere to go except back into your building, potentially resulting in lost revenue and productivity as well as an expensive cleanup. Regular septic tank pumping is important to […]

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How to Implement an Effective Stormwater Management System

When left unchecked, stormwater can have devastating effects on private and public property, like soil erosion, flooding, and/or diminished water quality. As such, implementing an effective stormwater management system is critical. The following article provides an overview of stormwater management, including what it is, why it’s important, and how to best to implement it. What […]

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Grease Traps vs. Grease Interceptors

Grease traps and grease interceptors perform similar functions—i.e., preventing fats, oils, and grease (FOG) from leaving a kitchen facility and entering the sewer system. These compounds are byproducts of cooking that stem from food materials containing fats and oils, such as meat and dairy products. When disposed of down a drain, they can stick to […]

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How to Maintain Your Commercial Kitchen

Commercial kitchens have the capacity to produce an astounding amount of food—and an astounding amount of waste, including fats, oils, and greases (FOG). These kitchens are in use all day, and in some cases, all night as well, which only emphasizes the need for everything to be in working order.   Regular grease trap cleaning […]

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Interesting Plumbing Facts You Never Knew

Great plumbing and the technology of the sewer system is something that is often taken for granted, but has a rich and fascinating history full of interesting plumbing facts you never knew. We all know that skilled plumbers and drain cleaners are vital to keeping homes and businesses running smoothly today, but do you know […]

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An Inside Look at Storm Drains

Storm drains are infrastructure components found in curbsides or parking lots that collect rainwater runoff to prevent the flooding of streets and commercial and residential properties. Once the drain collects the watershed, it moves the water through a system of underground piping, culverts, and drainage ditches into local waterways. The critical function that storm drains […]

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Caring for Your Septic System

If something goes wrong with the septic system in your business, it can be a major expense to replace it. Because of this, proper maintenance is a necessity to protect your septic system from damage. If you take the correct steps to care for your septic system before problems arise, the septic tank will last […]

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Service Pumping & Drain Co., Inc.™ has been serving Eastern Massachusetts for over 85 years. With 24-hour emergency services and over 12,000 customers, you'll see why people have come to rely on Service Pumping & Drain Co., Inc.™ for exceptional service.