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Stormwater and Commercial Properties

As we approach Florida’s rainy season, it’s essential to consider the impact of stormwater and how to manage it. After a storm, the rainwater needs to be absorbed back into the environment. Usually, this happens through ground absorption, and in natural landscapes, this stormwater nourishes plants and animals while replenishing ground water. However, the runoff from an urban environment and commercial buildings is much different in that it picks up pollutants and debris on its way back into surrounding bodies of water. This can be an issue because untreated urban stormwater can impact the environment negatively. All of these [...]

By |2019-04-19T17:14:09+00:00April 19th, 2019|Commercial Buildings, Lake County|

Are Residential and Commercial Septic Systems Different?

Throughout history, civilizations have evolved septic system technologies into what they are today. Nowadays, septic systems come in all shapes and sizes. Their differences depend on the property – its size, it’s wastewater output, and the type - if they are residential or commercial septic systems. A lot of the articles that we offer our clients have to do with residential septic systems. But, we also provide services for commercial septic systems. If you own both residential and commercial properties, you’ve probably noticed a lot of similarities between their septic systems. But also some significant differences. So, let’s take [...]

By |2019-04-19T17:14:29+00:00February 22nd, 2019|Commercial Buildings, Septic Systems|

Common Questions About Grease Traps

If you own a commercial kitchen, you know how essential grease traps are to your business. They are vital to the health and safety of your kitchen. But, there may be some things that you don’t know about these necessary appliances. That’s why we have compiled a list of frequently asked questions about grease traps. Frequently Asked Questions about Grease Traps 1. Why do you need a grease trap? Grease, fats, and oils are food residues that come from cooking. These substances can’t be processed like the rest of the waste that goes [...]

5 Grease Trap Maintenance Tips

Grease traps are valuable appliances in any commercial kitchens. Notably, they are essential to the health of the kitchen and the environment. They keep oils, fats, and grease out of the sewer system, which can wreak havoc on your septic system. Luckily, grease trap maintenance doesn't have to be hard. The state of Florida has several codes and regulations that grease traps must comply with. Part of that includes proper installation and regular maintenance. Grease traps can be dangerous if not properly maintained, so knowing how to take care of these appliances are essential. If you own a commercial [...]

The Dangers of Grease Traps

If you’re a restaurant owner, you have heard of grease traps and the dangers of grease traps. If you haven’t, grease traps are devices necessary for catching major food particles and grease from a commercial kitchen before they enter the wastewater septic system. If you consult any “Do Not Flush” list, you will see grease at the top of the list. Many times, we don’t think about regular maintenance until there is a problem that needs to be fixed. Letting a grease trap go too long without cleaning can be dangerous and catastrophic. For your employees, customers, and restaurant [...]

By |2019-04-19T17:14:56+00:00July 6th, 2018|Commercial Buildings, Septic Systems|