Grease Traps Vs Grease Interceptors

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Grease Traps & Grease Interceptors

Jensen precast grease interceptor cleaning service. We service grease interceptors with manholes flooding with water coming out. 
	                        		Grease traps blocked leaking grease trap pumping service.

In the early 2000's the sanitation district started to enforce food servicing establishments (FSE's) to install a grease trap or grease interceptor device to reduce any FOGS (Fats, Oils, Grease, Solids) from entering the city sewer lines.

Under the sink grease trap / interceptor.  Blocked grease trap water coming out of the top.

Grease Traps & Grease Interceptors

A grease trap or a grease interceptor is plumbing devices that is installed in a kitchen drain system to intercept and prevent FOGS from entering the sanitary sewer system. Food servicing establishment are required by the environmental inspectors to service this device and ensure that it is working properly and not going above its FOGS content levels.

The main difference between a grease trap vs. a grease interceptor is mainly the sizing. Grease traps are typically located inside the facility ranging in sizes below 100 gallons therefore, due to it's size it is required to be serviced more often than a grease interceptor.

Similarly, grease interceptors functionality are the same as a grease trap.  The difference between a trap and a grease interceptor is mainly the sizing.  Grease interceptors size ranges from 750 gallons and above, mostly located outside due to its size.

Properly Cleaning Grease Traps & Interceptors

In order to clean a grease trap or a grease interceptor properly, JR Grease Services, Inc. will thoroughly remove all of the accumulation from the top to the bottom of your grease trap and/or grease interceptor. Our grease cleaning and pumping service will consist of thoroughly vacuuming all content of the devices, and disposing of all waste collected. Our highly skilled technicians will meticulously scuff away grease and solids deposits and make certain that all waste are pumped out completely. Servicing the FOGS (Grease Trap / Interceptor) device regularly can prevent solids, grease, fats, oils from contaminating your outbound lines, unpleasant odors, and old grease build up that causes costly problems.