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Grease Trap Compliance

Grease Trap Compliance

Why are grease traps required?

When grease is poured down a sink, it is usually in a warm or hot liquid form. As it travels down the drains, it cools and solidifies. This can cause sewer backups. The backups can often be downstream from a neighboring location, and may back up into a neighbors home or business. This could also cause a local blockage in your home or office. This can be a costly repair from the plumber if measures aren’t taken to prevent grease from going down the drain.

What is FOG?

This term stands for Fats, Oil, and Grease. These are all a natural consequence of cooking food, and are sometimes produced naturally in some foods.

  • Butter
  • Oils
  • Lard
  • Shortening
  • Baking Goods
  • Meats

How Often Should I pump the Grease Trap?

Atlanta – Outdoor Every 90 days

Atlanta – Indoor Every 14 days

Cobb County – Every 90 days

Gwinnett County – Outdoor Every 90 days

Gwinnett County – Indoor Every 30 days

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