Is your Grease Guardian ready for the Holidays?

Grease Guardian would like to wish everyone a happy and safe Holiday season! Grease Guardian take pride in providing the most reliable grease removal equipment. Whether you are an engineer designing a new project, a restaurant owner or a municipality starting your FOG program, Grease Guardian can help! We look forward to another year of protecting your drains and the environment in 2023

At this time of year eating and cooking is central to the festivities, it is important to responsibly dispose of any fats, oils and grease (FOG) in your kitchen to avoid potential pipe blockages and to protect your internal plumbing. By simply wiping your pots and pans with paper towel before washing can have a big impact when it comes to reducing blockages and build-ups in your home.

Restaurant Grease Trap Management

This can be one of the busiest times of the year for restaurants, with more cooking comes more grease, therefore being prepared will save you time and money in the long run. During this time, maintenance of your grease trap will help your kitchen run more smoothly and will reduce issues with pipe blockages.

What can you do to be prepared?

  • Ensure you are aware of the correct maintenance steps, images will be attached below to make the steps easier to follow. Carry out these checks daily, no matter the style and size maintenance of the grease trap is essential for it to be running as efficiently as possible.
  • Make sure to pump out or clean your grease trap if it as full capacity. When your grease trap is full it is no longer capturing grease, instead the grease is entering the pipes, which could potentially lead to a costly blockage.
  • Wipe down all cooking utensils and scrape remaining food into the bin before washing your plates
  • Fill your sink with hot soapy water and release daily, this will help wash away any debris and keep unwanted odors away

Grease trap maintenance and service are essential components of your grease trap working efficiently. Looking after and maintaining your grease trap in correspondence with your local ordinance and manufactures recommendations makes sure you are compliant with local regulations. The goal of keeping FOG out of the sewer out of public sewers benefits everyone evolved, keeping costs down and keeping the environment free from hazardous waste.

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