Why Grease Trap Cleaning Should Be A Part Of Your Regular Kitchen Maintenance

Whether at your home kitchen or at that of an eatery or restaurant, the sink is often cleared and cleaned on a regular basis, often with spotless perspicacity. But, in many instances, it is often forgotten that even regular cleaning and maintenance of the sink is not enough with respect to the safety of the food and water from any kind of contamination. For complete security and ensuring absolute safety from all kinds of contagion, it is necessary to clean the grease trap on a regular basis.


Why grease trap cleaning should be a part of your regular kitchens maintenance?

Grease trap is contained within a sink as a reservoir of all kinds of fat based and grease inured waste substances. This mechanism is contained in every tap system for the sole reason of preventing this type of waste from pilfering into the area’s waste water treatment pipes or the common drainage system because the entrance of these types of waste would result in the consequential clogging of the entire sewage system bit by bit. So, these grease traps are designed mainly for preventing the disruption of entire sewage mechanism of the area concerned.

Bacterial Infectivity

The dirt and filth contained in the grease traps become a natural habitat for the breeding of various harmful bacteria. These kind of harmful microorganisms pose a great menace to the safety of food and water, where contamination can cause various kinds of diseases.

Ecological hazard

Clogging of pipes tend to cause the high drains to spill over its contents of execrable waste over the surface, thereby causing severe damage to the plant and aquatic ecosystem’s equilibrium in the nearby regions. If the leakage is in excess, then potable groundwater reserves lie in danger of getting infected.

Housing damages

Cloaked and unclean grease traps also result in leakage of the pipe that connects the sink and ultimately these wastes may again re-emerge within your kitchen itself.

Damage to the container tank

An unclear grease trap can also result in significant damage to the container system by spilling out sulfuric acid in hazardous quantities, which can result in the corrosion of the walls of the tank, and even begin a process of gradually leading the entire structure to go fragile.

Ensures the better functioning of other kitchen sinks

Regular maintenance of the grease trap also results in making sure that the other sewer sinks in the kitchens (compartment sink, basin etc.) function more smoothly and ensures that any kind of blockage is avoided.


Cost effectiveness

 Cleaning and clearing the grease tanks on a quarterly basis ensures that no hard waste substances gets accumulated and stuck in the sink, thus reducing any maintenance charges in the future. But, irregular clearance, on the other hand, would only tend to accelerate and enhance the cost of cleaning because a host of other kinds of wastes gets accumulated which requires a more concerted kind of effort to clean. So, regular clearance tends to lower down the overall safeguarding charges.

Keeping out bad smells

 It is very difficult to bear the foul odor of grease and other wastes continuously in your kitchen, which also causes the deterioration of the quality of food you are preparing. Or, if your kitchen is part of an eatery, you need to keep out any kind of foul smells emanating from your sink pipes, even more.

So, the benefits of clearing the grease traps are numerous and manifold. Hope this article helps you to understand why grease trap cleaning should be a part of your regular kitchen maintenance.


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