Pipe Pitch and Sewer Backups

Pipe Pitch Examples

What Effect does the pipe pitch of drain lines in a home or commercial building have with regards to a possible backup? Pipe pitch maybe one of the most important concepts in plumbing. It’s where the phrase “shit goes down and stink goes up” originates from. Waste water is supposed to drain away from the… Continue reading Pipe Pitch and Sewer Backups

Grease Traps-How Cleaning and Pumping is Done by Cleaners and the Design and Installation of Big Dipper for Restaurants

Stainless Commercial Grease Trap

Grease Traps-The First Line of Defense Grease traps also known as grease interceptors are plumbing systems that serve as our first line of defense when it comes to preventing fats, oil and grease (FOG) from entering the water waste management system and eventually the ocean. A grease trap, which is usually made of hard plastic,… Continue reading Grease Traps-How Cleaning and Pumping is Done by Cleaners and the Design and Installation of Big Dipper for Restaurants

Plumbing 101 – Why Use a Grease Trap?

The use of Grease Traps or Grease Separators is largely dictated by local or municipal codes however regardless of the code using them it is good for your sewer system. Before we explain how grease traps work it’s probably a good time to explain what they actually do. A grease trap is appurtenance designed to… Continue reading Plumbing 101 – Why Use a Grease Trap?