One Call Plumbing Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Commercial Grease Trap Services’

What You Need to Know about Grease Traps

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The very first thing you need to know about grease traps is that if you own a commercial restaurant or kitchen in Raleigh & Durham, or anywhere really, then you need one in place.

Your commercial plumbing in Raleigh & Durham, 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.

The Functionality of a Grease Trap

Residential homes and properties very rarely would have a need for a designated grease trap. However, you should always be careful about not putting FOG down …