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Grease trap pumping and Inspection

Many cities in Southern Maine are now mandating monthly grease trap inspections and cleanings. [caption id="attachment_1897" align="alignnone" width="300"] Grease trap cleaning Portland Maine[/caption] Northeast Sewer & Drain Service has 8 years experience in grease trap cleaning and inspection. Routine cleaning is essential for preventing grease build up, Northeast Sewer & Drain Service recommends having your grease trap pumped at lease 4 times a year (or every 90 days) for small traps and twice a year for 1000 gallons or over.  While cleaning grease traps is unpleasant, it is crucial to maintain them properly to prevent major problems from happening in...

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Importance of Cleaning Grease Traps

Importance of Cleaning Grease Traps Routine cleaning and inspection of your commercial kitchen grease trap is crucial in preventing major problems with your sewer system. Everything removed from the grease traps needs to be appropriately disposed of in an ecologically friendly way. Just as if you were home, you would not dispose of bacon grease down your kitchen sink. The oily waste collected by the grease trap interceptors is mostly fat from dishwashers, sinks and kitchen equipment, and is not safe to dispose of using basic procedures. The fat does not decompose easily, and with Maine weather it congeals quickly in...

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