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Des Moines, IA Grease Trap

Schaal Plumbing, Heating and Cooling - Grease Trap

In order to effectively run a restaurant in the Des Moines, IA area, you have to maintain the highest standards to keep up with health codes and to run a successful business. One of the components of your commercial kitchen that helps with this tremendously is the grease trap. Grease traps are responsible for catching and containing all the fats, oils, and grease (FOG) that are poured down the drain.

As such an integral part of your kitchen, it’s vital that you have your grease trap professionally installed and serviced by expert plumbers. Contact Schaal Plumbing, Heating and Cooling today for exceptional grease trap services, starting with installation or replacement. We’re here for you with repair service in the event of a breakdown as well as maintenance to keep your system up to code.

How Grease Traps Work

Grease traps are basically tanks where wastewater from your Des Moines, IA restaurant collects as it’s washed down the drain. Solid foods fall and settle to the bottom, while FOG float to the top. In the middle of the tank rests the wastewater, which can be safely pumped out of the tank and into the civic sewer system.

Grease traps work very well in keeping FOG from clogging up your pipes. However, they need to be cleaned out periodically, and when a problem arises, it’s not something you can afford to wait around on.

Invest in Grease Trap Maintenance

Grease traps need to be cleaned out on a regular basis as a standard part of your commercial kitchen’s operation. How often it should be cleaned out depends on the volume of traffic you get. Maintenance is about more than cleaning though—it allows our professional plumbers to check for any growing problems or potential problems so we can alert you to them.

Grease trap maintenance helps you keep ahead of any problems so that you can prevent anything shutting your grease trap down in the future. Being alerted to these problems early on gives you the ability to schedule services at your leisure, while the problem is still small. Contact us today to learn more about grease trap maintenance services, and to schedule your maintenance appointment.

Rely on Our Team for Des Moines, IA Grease Trap Services

If you run any type of restaurant or food preparation service, then you understand that speed is everything. Anything that shuts down your kitchen or interrupts business can be detrimental, as customers can’t be fed and will easily find a new restaurant to go to. So whether you need a new grease trap installed or need emergency repairs, you want a team that will be ready to assist at a moment’s notice.

You have that with Schaal Plumbing, Heating and Cooling! We provide reliable installations and exceptional repairs to ensure that your grease trap lasts as long as possible and works as effectively as possible throughout its lifespan. And if you do need a replacement grease trap, we will be there to help. You can trust our team to do it all—we won’t let you or your business down!