Grease Trap Maintenance
Looking to have your grease traps pumped? Rooter-Man has been providing affordable grease trap pumping services and maintenance programs for over 40+ years.
Grease traps are a vital part of your restaurants sewer system. Grease traps prevent thick grease from flowing into and clogging the sewer system. When these systems are not working correctly, there is the danger of a backup occurring. Rooter-Man can take care of the pumping and cleaning of grease traps and interceptor systems. Our technicians are also equipped to provide water jet drain cleaning, full-service plumbing, and power washing services.
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Grease trap service programs
Rooter-Man provides grease trap pumping and maintenance programs to chain restaurants as well as individual restaurants and food establishments. Call us to discuss your needs and we will work with you to determine what schedule will keep your business operating as smoothly as possible.
How is a grease trap cleaned?
Cleaning a grease trap starts with pumping and scraping of grease and sludge from the traps and interceptor systems. Once the sludge is removed and the system is clean our expert technicians will perform an inspection of the grease trap system to ensure that everything is working properly. Inspection records and any maintenance suggestions will be made available to customers.
Why grease traps need cleaning?
One common cause of a commercial septic system failure is the lack of pumping of grease traps. Rooter-Man recommends that when grease is 1 foot deep in a tank that is 4 feet deep, the grease floating on top of the tank should be pumped out including the sludge at the bottom of the tank. However, many municipal health departments require a twice a year complete pumping of the grease trap even if the grease deposit has not reached the 25% level.