One Call Plumbing Blog: Archive for the ‘Commercial Plumbing’ Category

What You Need to Know about Grease Traps

Monday, November 26th, 2018

white question mark on blue circle with white backgroundThe very first thing you need to know about grease traps is that if you own a commercial restaurant or kitchen in Raleigh, or anywhere really, then you need one in place.

Your commercial plumbing in Raleigh, NC shares a lot in common with smaller, somewhat less complex residential plumbing systems. One of these commonalities is that FOG (fats, oils, and grease) can do a lot of damage to the system in the form of clogs. And since commercial kitchens work with such high levels of production, FOG down the drains is something that’s impossible to avoid and is a serious threat.

Commercial grease trap systems are important in preventing clogged drains and sewer systems on your property. They’re also important for helping to protect the municipal plumbing system. More on that below. First, let’s talk a bit more about what these systems are and how they work.

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Is Your Commercial Kitchen Fully Equipped?

Monday, September 3rd, 2018

Grease trap, pluming device used to intercept greases and solids in Water Treatment System from Household Hazardous.No, we aren’t talking about cooking utensils and safety gear for kitchen accidents. Though, we certainly hope you’re equipped with all that! Rather, we’re asking if your kitchen is fully equipped with all the plumbing fixtures and components needed for you to run your operation smoothly and hygienically.

You may have seen us mention before on our blog how homeowners should never put FOG (fats, oils and grease) down their kitchen sink drain. But in a restaurant kitchen? You have no choice. There is going to be a high volume of food production and therefore a high volume of FOG, which poses a serious threat. So what can you do?

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Does Your Business Need Hydro-Jetting?

Monday, August 6th, 2018

plumber performing hydro-jettingNo matter what type of business you run, whether it’s a restaurant where you have extensive kitchen plumbing or a basic office with a bathroom and a sink, you have plumbing needs. Perhaps you try to handle those plumbing needs on your own—if a bathroom sink is clogged you can just pour some liquid drain cleaner down it and call it a day, right?

Well, not so much. These are actually pretty harmful to pipes—which we’ll get into more below—and with much higher stakes than in a residential situation, you want to ensure you are taking the best care you can of your commercial plumbing in Cary, NC. Read on to learn more about how chemical liquid drain cleaners can do more harm than good, and how beneficial hydro-jetting can be for your business.

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Caring for Your Commercial Kitchen Plumbing

Monday, March 5th, 2018

commercial grease trapCommercial plumbing systems have a lot in common with their smaller, residential counterparts. But, they are typically more expansive, and therefore more complex. This is particularly true when we’re talking about commercial kitchens. As such, certain problems can arise that could put an absolute halt to your business operations. These problems include issues caused by FOG (fats, oils, and grease), which poses a very serious threat.

It’s for this reason (aside from it being legally required) that your commercial kitchen be equipped with a grease trap, professionally installed and serviced by a commercial Cary, NC plumber. This important system will not only help prevent clogged drains and sewer lines on your property, but will protect the municipal plumbing system as well—helping you to run your business and to do your part in creating a healthier community.

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Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

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