For our clients who are looking to reduce the number of grease trap problems, the risks of sewer overflows, and increased grease trap maintenance, we tell them to go after the source. For most clients – which are usually restaurants – they have multiple sources of wastewater that combine to feed into and through the grease trap. By changing what and how waste enters those sinks and drains, they can have better functioning grease traps that require less maintenance.[Read more…]
Do I Need a Grease Trap If My Restaurant Doesn’t Use Oil?
We service thousands of grease traps, and many of our first conversations with clients when they call about their grease trap is “I don’t get it, we have no grease. What could possibly be in there?” While they are called grease traps and grease interceptors, there’s more than just grease that gets pulled into a trap. And yes, this is how the grease trap is meant to function: taking water from your sinks and drains and treating it before the wastewater hits the sewers. If you think you don’t need a grease trap or don’t need your trap serviced, you may reconsider after reading this blog.