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Key Points to Consider When Looking for a Grease Trap Service Near Me

Author: Sean Erik
by Sean Erik
Posted: May 09, 2019

Did you know that the department of environmental protection, New York City recorded complaints of over 15000 sewage backup in 2013, out of which 62% was found due to FOG buildup in commercial kitchens, businesses involved in hospitality, healthcare, canteens, etc? Importantly, the scenario is applicable to all State metropolis, cities, and towns which have been taken very seriously by the US public authorities.

So, just having a grease trap fitted with your plumbing system should not be your aim, but in order to avoid plenty of complications and hefty fines with penalties, it should beyour first job to look for a ‘grease trap service near me’ before beginning your business. With the abundance of service providers, it may appear a bit challenging for you to find a dependable service provider. In order to make the process smooth and worthwhile, consider the following steps/ points while hiring the service provider.

Find Sources

If you’ve friends or like-minded individuals involved in the same type of food business and working in the same territory with professional grease trap pumping companies, you can use their referrals if appear suitable for you. Otherwise, go through internet studies and search corporate websites of grease trap service near me’. Check the site thoroughly, go through reviews, and understand the type of services offered by them. Verify how long they are being in the business and check a business ranking. Have a look to BBB sites to know its year of incorporation, current status, and complaints, if any, from previous clients. If satisfied, call for a closed meeting.

Check Credentials and Certifications

All city municipalities allow only professional ‘grease trap cleaning near me’ who are having an active license from authorities to clean, pump or unclog traps. It is, therefore essential for you to check if the company has proper license to serve customers of that particular area. Aside from having a license, a reputable company operating in the industry is expected to have EPA authorization, while having certifications like ISO 9001 and/or ISO 14001 on specific areas will be an added point to hire them.

Personnel and Equipment

Before hiring ‘Grease Trap Service Near Me’ make sure that the company is equipped with well-trained, experienced grease trap cleaning technicians, supervisors, and team leaders. Apart from being well fitted with advanced tools for cleaning and unclogging FOGS, they should’ve needed vacuum trucks which are essential for eco-friendly collection and disposal of toxic substances.

Make sure that the pumping company is ready to carry the containers of waste grease and oils which your people keep aside instead of disposing of them in drains. This grease contains can be a good revenue source for you by recycling them with producers of bathing and washing soaps. You need to ensure that they adhere to the standard throughout the grease trap cleaning process from pumping to disposal practices and as per state regulations.

Get Client Reports

On completion of the above process, if you’re satisfied, get details of their client list. Have a personal call to some of those companies preferably establishments like you and try to know how long the company is serving them, what is their market report and if they are satisfied with their services and commitments etc.

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