Are you looking to have your grease trap pumped? Columbus Septic Services has been providing exceptional grease trap pumping services for over 20 years. Grease traps are a crucial part of your restaurant's sewer system. They help to prevent grease from building up in your pipes and causing drainage clogs. When these are not functioning properly, there is a high risk of it severely harming your sewer system. We realized there was a need for a grease trap pumper that could handle the massive demand in the Columbus area.
We have been trusted to clean all of Fort Benning's grease traps, which isn't something they allow just anyone to do. You must have a proven history of quality work and all of the appropriate insurance and licenses. When it comes to the question of more business, we always say yes! We are currently running a fleet of ten trucks that are equipped to pump any kind of liquid. So, whether you own a small restaurant or are looking to service a large organization such as a hospital, give us a call and we will be delighted to go over pricing and procedures.
How Long to Wait Between Pumping?
After servicing grease traps over the last ten plus years, we have gotten our scheduling estimates down to a science when it comes to grease traps. Based on the size of your restaurant or organization, we give the recommendation of one to three months time between cleanings. Our experts will be able to assess your situation and give an exact estimate on the optimal schedule based on our other similar customers. After set up with our receptionist, we will be sure to uphold our values of promptness and excellent service every time we are scheduled to pump your trap.
What Do You Do with the Grease?
What we do depends on the county you're in and if it has a liquid waste disposal site or not. In some cases, the counties we service don't have a site to dump, so we must go to the next county over and dump the waste. This incurs a fee which will be added to the cost of the job.
We never improperly dispose of waste. We always use a licensed processing facility. We keep the correct records and adhere to all federal, state, and local regulations for compliance. We always have the safety of the community and environment in mind when dealing with jobs in our line of work. Columbus Septic grease trap service ensures the job gets done right the first time. We want to form long lasting business partnerships with our clients for years to come.
How to Know When to Pump Your Grease Trap
If a grease trap is neglected for too long it can cause a whirlwind of problems to occur. Some obvious signs that our grease trap needs to be cleaned out are as follows.
The first tell tale sign, much like a septic system, is if your drains are moving very slow or clogged completely. This is an early sign that is a precursor to larger problems very soon, so it's best to take care of it right away. Worst case, clogged pipes can mean you have to close down your business to get everything cleaned and cleared before the health department deems it safe.
The second most common indicator is when the depth of liquid in the grease trap contains 25% or more grease. If the container is more than a quarter of the way full of grease, it can seriously disrupt the function of the trap which causes even more problems if left untended to. The EPA has a rule for health and safety reasons that you must clean out a grease trap that is a quarter of the way full of grease.
Last but not least of the indicators is a foul smell coming from the grease trap doors or in the kitchen coming from the drains. This is the smell that will not go away after dumping the trash or scrubbing down the kitchen, which is a sure sign that it is coming from the grease trap.
Give us a call and get a free no obligation quote on our grease trap services! We are one of the most affordable providers in the Columbus and Phenix City area.