When disaster strikes, every second counts. This is especially true with your grease trap. When you have an emergency, there’s no time to wait. Our fast response time and quick thinking are what differentiates Silver City Processing from our competitors. We have round-the-clock emergency response services to help your business keep flowing.
Included in our routine service package, our highly trained, seasoned technicians are properly equipped to clean interior traps using 3,000 psi water after the trap has been emptied. Southwaste’s attentive dispatchers and experienced technicians maintain your traps by keeping your business on a consistent cycle. Consistent service is the best way to avoid problems, whether they are compliance-related or overflow-related.
Most grease trap issues are really plumbing problems in disguise. As a full-service provider, our experienced vacuum truck drivers and plumbers can handle a variety of issues. From minor clogs to business-shuttering overflows, we have the technicians, the equipment, and the experience to address any drainage issue you face.
Our maintenance of customer records is a lifesaver in the event that your original paperwork is misplaced, keeping you from experiencing any compliance issues. If you do have issues with local regulators, we know the people in the area and we can work with them to keep your business in good standing.
Your cycle for grease trap maintenance depends on several factors:
As a rule of thumb, most municipalities with pumping ordinances require that companies perform grease trap cleaning every 90 days. We’ve had customers who choose not to keep up with those regulations, but the law catches up with them eventually.
Small Grease Traps
Usually located in the kitchen, small traps tend to hold about 50 gallons or less. Depending on how much waste gets collected, 50-gallon traps should be cleaned more often than every 90 days.
Large Grease Traps
Larger traps are designed to hold up to 1000 gallons. These traps are often located outside of the building, generally in the parking lot. While larger traps tend to have longer maintenance cycles, it all depends on how much waste is going into the trap. Additionally, local government regulations require grease traps and interceptors to be properly maintained.
Watch this video below to see how different issues affect the grease trap and your kitchen plumbing.