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17 Jun

Maintain Your Grease Trap Or Pay Later: Tips for Keeping Your Restaurant Running Smoothly

If you own a restaurant or commercial kitchen, you know how important it is to keep things running smoothly. One essential component of a well-functioning kitchen is the grease trap.

Grease traps prevent grease, oil and other solids from entering the wastewater system and causing blockages and backups. However, if not maintained properly, they can become a headache and a costly expense for your business.

The importance of maintaining your grease trap

Failing to maintain your grease trap can lead to severe problems. Over time, grease and food particles can build up and solidify, causing blockages in the plumbing system. This can result in clogged drains, overflowing sinks and even sewage backups.

In addition to the inconvenience and health hazards, the cost of repairing or replacing damaged pipes and fixtures can quickly add up. Therefore, regular grease trap maintenance is critical to keeping your restaurant running smoothly.

Plumbers 911 is here to help. Their network of professional contractors have the training and experience to service and maintain your grease trap properly. Call Plumbers 911 now and we can refer you to a plumbing contractor in your area.

Tips for maintaining your grease trap

The good news is that maintaining your grease trap is not tricky, and with a few simple steps, you can avoid costly repairs and keep your kitchen running efficiently.

Grease traps should be pumped out regularly to prevent grease and food particles from building up and causing blockages. Depending on the size of your trap and the volume of food waste produced, this should be done as frequently as every month.

Consult with the professional plumbing contractor by contacting Plumbers 911, and you will be connected with a professional, local plumbing contractor who will determine the optimal pumping schedule for your restaurant.

The cost of neglecting your grease trap

Neglecting your grease trap can result in expensive repairs and fines. In addition to the costs of repairing damaged pipes and fixtures, restaurants can face penalties and fines from local health departments for allowing grease to enter the sewer system.

The cost of repairs and fines can quickly add up, resulting in a significant financial burden for your business. Therefore, regular grease trap maintenance is essential to avoid these costly expenses.

Plumbers 911 can help!

A referred contractor through Plumbers 911 can set up the perfect maintenance schedule to keep your kitchen’s grease trap running smoothly.

All Plumbers 911 contractors only employ highly skilled and trained technicians who have undergone years of training, regularly pass drug screening and are insured and bonded. Have peace of mind that your kitchen will be taken care of properly. Call Plumbers 911 today.

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