We’ll Keep Your Grease Trap Clean and Compliant

You want your restaurant recognized for its food – not health violations. That’s why, for a commercial kitchen, cleanliness is top priority – especially when it comes to your grease trap. Failure to maintain the highest health and safety standards can result in significant compliance fees as well as sanitation violations.

The ZTERS team will partner with you to keep your kitchen’s grease trap in peak condition – so you can avoid unpleasant odors, potential blockages and those financial penalties for non-compliance. We do all the work – with superior customer service and environmentally friendly solutions that extend the life of your grease trap. And with a national footprint, we know the environmental regulations across the country. One simple phone call to 877-893-7743 is all it takes to get started.

No matter where you are, ZTERS provides on-time local service scheduling and delivery, plus timely maintenance reminders to keep your kitchen in superior condition. Give us a call today.

Industries We Serve

  • Restaurants
  • Grocery Stores
  • Convenience Stores
  • Casinos
  • Hotels
  • Daycare Facilities
  • Movie Theaters
  • Theme Parks
  • Amusement Parks
  • Concert Venues
  • Stadiums

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4 Valuable Tips for Grease Trap Cleaning

  • 1

    Use Professional Services

    Don’t take risks with health and safety – always use a professional grease trap cleaning service like ZTERS that specializes in commercial kitchen maintenance. We have the specialized equipment, knowledge, and experience to effectively clean and maintain your grease trap to the highest standards. A professional service will ensure compliance with local regulations and dispose of waste properly.

  • 2

    Proper Waste Disposal

    This is a key component: grease and food waste removed from the trap must be disposed of correctly. Improper disposal can lead to environmental pollution and potential legal consequences. ZTERS is skilled at handling waste properly and will provide you with the necessary documentation to meet compliance.

  • 3

    Implement Best Practices

    Your team can help minimize grease buildup in the trap by using best practices. Encourage them to scrape plates and cookware into designated containers before washing, thereby minimizing the amount of grease entering the drain. Also, avoid pouring fats, oils, and grease down sinks or drains as they can solidify and cause blockages.

  • 4

    Ongoing Maintenance

    Stay on top of the situation by scheduling routine maintenance for your grease trap. Regular cleaning is crucial to prevent blockages, foul odors, and costly repairs. ZTERS can help you determine the appropriate cleaning frequency based on your business's needs and local regulations.

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Frequently Asked Questions

We’ve compiled a list of our most frequently asked questions for grease trap cleaning.

Regular maintenance and cleaning prevents problems. The cleaning frequency for grease traps can vary depending on factors such as the size of the trap, the volume of grease produced, and local regulations. It is generally recommended to clean a grease trap every 1 to 3 months. However, consulting ZTERS and complying with local guidelines are essential to determine the appropriate cleaning schedule for your specific business.

While it may sound like a good idea, it is not recommended for business owners or staff to clean grease traps themselves. Leave it to the professionals: grease trap cleaning involves handling potentially hazardous materials, and it requires specialized equipment and knowledge. You’re in good hands with ZTERS.

It’s a pretty simple process that we know very well at ZTERS. During a grease trap cleaning service, accumulated grease and solids will be pumped from the trap using vacuum trucks with specialized pumping equipment. Then, we will scrape the interior surfaces of the trap to remove grease buildup, inspect the trap for any issues or damage, and ensure proper functioning before disposing of the waste in accordance with local regulations.

Yes, there are often legal requirements for grease trap cleaning, so it’s important to hire a company like ZTERS that knows local regulations for the frequency of cleaning, proper disposal of waste, and documentation of cleaning records. It is crucial to comply with these regulations to avoid penalties or fines. You can rely on us!

Your team can minimize or prevent grease trap issues by using best practices in the kitchen between cleanings. Make sure to train your staff to avoid pouring fats, oils, and grease down sinks or drains. Encourage them to use strainers or grease traps on sinks and dishwashers to capture solid waste. Have them scrape plates and cookware into designated containers before washing. These easy but effective measures can help minimize the amount of grease entering the trap and reduce the risk of clogs or odors.

We can assist you with a wide range of services to support the maintenance and cleanliness of your business. Here are some additional services we provide to ensure your equipment operates efficiently and remains compliant with local regulations.

Drain Cleaning to address clogs and blockages in your plumbing system to effectively clear drains, ensuring proper flow and preventing backups. Septic Tank Pumping services to remove accumulated solids and sludge. Grease Interceptor Maintenance, these larger-scale devices are designed to capture and separate grease, oils, and solids from wastewater. Hood and Exhaust Cleaning to remove grease, grime, and buildup from your kitchen's exhaust system, promoting proper ventilation and reducing fire hazards.

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What Our Customers Are Saying

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    30 yard Open Top 77355


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