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Grease Traps

  1. GREASE TRAPS: Grease in grease traps that have had no movement extended periods of time will harden and could cause backups.
    1. Lines associated with grease traps can also be clogged with hardened grease
    2. In order to avoid backups and emergency Line Jetting it is recommended you contact your service provider prior to opening
    3. Remember that the grease that was in traps before you shut down is still there.
    4. REMEMBER: The water in grease traps is very acidic and sitting stagnant will allow it to deteriorate the grease trap at a much faster rate than normal and could cause leaks, with the only option being a costly, but avoidable, replacement of the trap itself.
    5. *Highly recommend contacting your service provider to perform a grease trap cleaning prior to reopen
  2. SMALL GREASE TRAP CLEANING: For small “under sink” grease traps less than 50 gallons
    1. Use cold water: Wait 10 minutes after your dishwasher and sinks drains
      1. Cool water alls fats, oils, and grease to rise to the top
    2. Remove grease trap cover
      1. Be careful not to damage the gasket seal
      2. Use a drill to remove bolts (If applicable)
      3. Use a crowbar or large flat head screwdriver to pry trap lid off the base
    3. Remove grease
      1. Utilize a scoop or pitcher to remove floating grease
      2. Use a powerful shop vac for excess water beneath floating grease
    4. Scrape side of grease trap
      1. Finish scraping with steel wool or a pot scrubber
      2. Use dish soap or approved cleaning chemicals to lessen the smell
    5. Flush with fresh clean water to complete the cleaning
    6. Replace the lid
      1. Carefully replace the lid and bolts/screws if applicable
    7. Properly dispose of grease

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Grease Trap Cleaning—We’ll do the dirty work.

A clogged grease trap is a hazard, but cleaning one is a hassle. Protect your business and your investment with Nelbud’s quick and effective grease trap services.

When a commercial kitchen has a dirty grease trap, it is not just a hygienic hazard. A dirty grease trap can leak dangerous solids into city sewer systems, and your business could be liable for any damages.

Nelbud’s approach to grease trap services will clean your grease trap from top to bottom, ensuring that your kitchen is environmentally responsible and efficient. We never cut corners when it comes to our services and your kitchen needs.

We will pump, drain, and clean your grease trap from top to bottom and then our certified technicians will haul the waste away.

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Top to Bottom Cleaning

While some companies only skim the top of the grease interceptors, our standards are higher. We completely pump from bottom to top, leaving the grease trap completely empty so that it is working at full capacity.

Fully Licensed Waste Hauler

Nelbud Services Group is a fully licensed waste hauler. The grease, wastewater, and solids that are collected when we clean your grease trap are transported and disposed of according to all federal and state guidelines to put your mind at ease.

FOG Reporting

Proper grease trap cleaning doesn’t stop with scrubbing. We will complete and file the EPA’s fatty oils and grease (FOG) pump out report to ensure that your facility is in compliance at all times.

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