Portland / Vancouver Metro - The Dalles - Hermiston OR & Tri Cities WA


Yellow truck pumping a grease interceptor outside of a business

If your business serves food, then you know how important it is to regularly clean and service your equipment. Backups, overflows, or equipment failure can disrupt daily operations and may even create an unsafe environment. Your grease interceptor in particular can lead to some major problems if it’s neglected. Keeping up on your grease interceptor pumping and maintenance is a crucial step in keeping your kitchen clean, safe, and productive. 

At Speedy Septic, we are committed to providing you with fast and exceptional service at affordable prices. Our team is recognized by the Preferred Pumper Program in Portland OR for our high standard of cleaning and reporting procedures, so you can count on great results that will keep your grease interceptor functioning wonderfully until your next maintenance visit. To get started, just give us a call today and get your free quote!

Why Do I Need Grease Interceptor Pumping?

In addition to causing serious plumbing backups, failing to pump your grease interceptor can lead to costly issues for your business. Regular pumping is crucial to avoid:

How Do Grease Interceptors Work?

Putting fats, oils, and grease (FOG) down your drain can lead to serious plumbing problems, because all of these substances harden and create backups as they cool down. Grease interceptors are plumbing devices that are designed to separate FOG from regular wastewater to prevent it from blocking drainage pipes.

Grease interceptors work by placing all of the FOG and wastewater into a special tank. As the FOG cools and hardens, a displacement pipe filters out the clear wastewater into a second tank that connects to regular drainage pipes. The FOG remains in the first pipe until it is pumped out by a professional.

How Often Do I Need My Grease Interceptor Pumped?

As a general rule of thumb, most businesses should have their grease interceptor pumped at least once every three months. However, there are several factors that can impact how frequently you should schedule a service, such as the size of your interceptor, typical usage, and types of disposal. An expert can help you determine the best pumping schedule for your business. 

Your Local Grease Interceptor Experts

Maintaining your grease interceptors is a crucial part of keeping your kitchen in great working order. With the experts at Speedy Septic, grease interceptor pumping can be a fast and seamless process. Our skilled team has years of experience providing this service to businesses throughout the Portland OR area, so we are familiar with all of the local compliance and reporting requirements. We strive to bring you the best service possible, so it doesn’t have to be difficult or frustrating to keep your business running smoothly. Just contact us to get your free quote!

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Grease Interceptor Pumping in Portland OR and Vancouver WA

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