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Grease Traps

Grease Trap Service & Installation in Gaithersburg

Ensuring the Safety of Your Employees, Customers & Tenants

If you run a local restaurant, you know that you have to maintain the highest standards to keep up with the health codes. Nowhere is that more important than the grease traps in your restaurant. They’re responsible for catching and containing all the fats, oils and grease poured down your drain, and without periodic cleaning and proper repairs, they could leave you in a bad spot very quickly. Dangers of dirty or poorly maintained grease traps include bad odors, clogs, health hazards, kitchen fires, and much more.

At Mallick Plumbing & Heating, Inc., we provide excellent grease trap service, starting with installation, if you’re in the process of setting up a new restaurant. We’ll also be there with repair service in the event of a breakdown and thorough maintenance service (including speedy maintenance if you need to make sure your system is still up to code). Finally, when you’re ready for a new grease trap, our team will be there in a flash to make it happen.

If you have questions about grease trap service and installation or want to learn more about your options, call (301) 804-6759 to speak with a knowledgeable staff member.

How Do Grease Traps Work?

A grease trap is essentially a tank where wastewater from your restaurant collects as it is washed down your drain. Solid foods settle to the bottom while fats, oils, and grease (referred to as FOG in our industry) float to the top. In the middle sits the effluent wastewater, which can be safely pumped out of the tank and into the civic sewer system. Grease traps work exceptionally well in keeping FOG from clogging your pipes, but they need to be cleaned out periodically, and when problems arise, they’re not something you can afford to wait on.

Grease Trap Maintenance Is a Necessity

Depending upon the volume of traffic you get, your grease traps will need to be cleaned out on a regular basis as a standard part of regular business operation. Beyond that, however, cleaning out your grease traps makes an excellent time to check for any burgeoning problems and ensuring that nothing is waiting in the future to shut your grease trap down.

That keeps you ahead of any problems, and if repairs are needed, it allows you to schedule them at your leisure while the problem is still small. This is part and parcel of the kind of service we offer to restaurants and food preparation services in the area.

Call us at (301) 804-6759 today to schedule grease trap service and installation service with one of our licensed and trained technicians.

    "A wizard at water treatment!"
    Excellent service, very polite and punctual. Joe is a wizard at water treatment.  Will definitely call again.
    Tracy B.
    "Explained things in layman terms so it was easy to understand"
    I had an emergency after Washington Gas said that there was a gas leak from the meter from the regulator and they said that it needed to be replaced immediately. They were able to send someone over in a few hours and although the cost was on emergency rates, the pricing was still competitive among other companies and were very responsive. They had someone come over beforehand to check the leak to see what part needed to be replaced before they had the technician come over which was very helpful. Troy was very knowledgeable and explained things in layman terms so it was easy to understand. I would highly recommend Mallick Plumbing & Heating for future issues.
    Alice W.

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