Category Archive: Grease Traps

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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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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