FOGs and your Septic System in Winter

FOGs in Winter

FOGs are especially burdensome as they are prone to not only solidifying, but freezing in your pipes and septic system. FOGs accumulate in your pipes faster in cold weather, solidifying and making trouble for your system.

Disposing of Fats, Oils, and Greases (FOGs) in Your Home

Residential FOGs

We’ve talked about the disposal of fats, oils, and greases (FOGs) in a commercial setting, but many of the septic (and sewer) problems caused by the disposal of FOGs originate from food waste poured down residential drains. There are many myths associated with pouring grease down the kitchen sink, but the truth is it is never okay! But with a … Read More

How Aeration Systems Work

Aeration for Septic System

When it comes to household sewage treatment systems, there are generally speaking two different designs: septic and aerobic. Both work to begin the process of cleaning wastewater before sending it to a secondary treatment area. Depending on your property and your family’s needs, you may find an aeration system to be a much better fit.  How Anaerobic Septic Systems Work  The septic tank, creates … Read More

Supeck’s Standard for Cleaning Commercial Grease Traps

Cleaning Commercial Grease Traps

The Importance of Cleaning Commercial Grease Traps According to the plumbing industry standard, you should have your commercial grease traps cleaned every 1-3 months, depending on how busy your restaurant is. But what does it mean to have them cleaned? Depending on which company you ask, you will get drastically different answers, with drastically different and sometimes damaging effects. An … Read More