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269 Orchard Road, Patchogue, New York, 11772

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Murphy's Septic Services | Long Island, NY | 631.758.4171 | 631.476.5484

269 Orchard Road
Patchogue, New York, 11772


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Murphy's is a fully Licensed & Insured Grease Trap Service. We specialize in Grease Trap treatment throughout the Long Island Area. Other Septic services include overflows, drywells, rain drains, catch basins, & storm drains.

Murphy's Cesspool & Septic Services | Long Island, NY | 631.758.4171 | 631.476.5484

Restaurant Grease Trap Questions & Answers

Absolutely! Doing this will divert food wastes away from grease traps and interceptors. Regular practice of solid waste disposal will reduce the frequency and cost of grease trap and interceptor cleaning.
Yes you should do this as a regular practice. Signs serve as a constant reminder for staff working in kitchens to keep the integrety of the equipment in working condition. This will also help minimize grease discharge to traps/interceptors, and reduce the cost of cleaning and disposal in the long run.
By dry-wiping and disposing in the garbage, the material will not be sent to grease traps. This will reduce the amount of material collected in the grease trap and interceptors, and will lessen cleaning and maintenance costs.
If grease and oil escape through the kitchen exhaust system, it can accumulate on exterior surfaces, eventually entering the storm drain system when it rains. Minimizes the chance of grease-related fires and the likelihood of grease entering nearby water bodies.
Do not do this ever! Grease poured into a toilet or sink will eventually clog sewer pipes causing backups to the location. Avoiding this pratice will lower plumbing bills, and no loss of business will occur due to sewer backups.

Tips on cleaning your grease interceptor

Let ice melt into the sink connected to the device. This will reduce odors and cause the grease to congeal, making grease removal easier.
Using Allen or Hex screws for securing the lid of your trap/interceptor instead of the conventional Phillips or slot screws is moer durable. Phillips or slot screws may become stripped over time making cleaning more difficult to perform on a regular basis. Also drilling stripped screws can cause dammage to grease gasket seals.
Keep an extra gasket on site for your grease trap/interceptor’s lid to prevent leaks and odors in the event of a gasket failure. This is a good practice in any instance a gasket seal is necessary to keep fluids or gases in a controled area.

Grease Trap/Interceptor Maintenance Procedure

Grease Interceptor maintenance must be conducted a minimum of every 90 days or more frequently if the unit has accumulated waste, both floatable and settleable, accounting for 25 percent of its wetted depth, as measured from the static water level to the interior tank bottom. The grease interceptor shall be left completely empty upon completion of maintenance. All floating grease, liquids, sludge, and scrapings from the interceptor must be removed between cleanings.
Under no circumstances may any waste management company dump the removed water or grease trap materials into the City’s sewer system, other than at approved disposal stations. Flushing an interceptor with hot water or the use of chemicals or other agents to dissolve or emulsify grease and allowing it to flow into the wastewater treatment system is prohibited.
Since the establishment is the generator of the grease waste and is liable for the condition of their pretreatment devices, the owner of the establishment with the grease trap or his supervisors may want to witness all cleaning/maintenance activities to ensure the grease interceptor is being fully cleaned and properly maintained always.

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It is important to clean your grease trap/interceptor regularly to prevent fats, oil and grease from mixing with water that is discharged to the sewer. The minimum cleaning frequency required for grease traps/interceptors in food service facilities is 90 days. However, more frequent cleaning intervals may be necessary to prevent your grease trap/interceptor from operating poorly or improperly. Grease can have a detrimental impact not only on your facility, but the environment as well. Clogged lines can back sewage up into your establishment and overflow out of manholes in parking lots and streets. If you see floating grease or grease deposits in a cleanout “downstream” of your trap/interceptor, you need to increase the cleaning frequency and initiate a more regular schedule.

Routine grease trap maintenance

It is recommended that a professional service be used to ensure proper maintenance. Since grease traps/interceptors may have an unpleasant odor. It is recommended that you have them cleaned prior to patrons visiting you establishment. Use Allen screws for securing the lid of your trap/interceptor instead of the conventional Phillips or slot screws. Phillips or slot screws may become stripped over time. Keep an extra gasket on site for your grease trap/interceptor’s lid to prevent leaks and odors in the event of a gasket failure. Develop and keep a grease trap/interceptor cleaning procedure and maintenance log sheet posted near the grease trap/interceptor to encourage employees to follow procedures and to promote proper documentation after each cleaning. Facilities experiencing high employee turnover or other factors making regular trap/interceptor maintenance difficult should consider using a professional service. Keep cleaning documentation for a period of not less than five years. Tips on cleaning your grease interceptor (less than 100 gallons) Prior to cleaning a grease interceptor (less than 100 gallons), let ice melt into the sink connected to the device. This will reduce odors and cause the grease to congeal, making grease removal easier. Remove grease periodically (weekly or more often is suggested), using a scoop. Remove only the grease and leave the water behind. At a minimum, clean and empty the entire contents of the grease interceptor once a month. Remove the grease, water, and any accumulated sludge on the bottom of the interceptor. Remove the cleanout at the end of the grease interceptor and perform a visual inspection to check for any grease deposits/build-up inside the pipe. Clean any greasy deposits from the piping so you can observe when new grease deposits form, and flush with hot soapy water before closing the cleanout. Make sure the flow directing baffles inside your grease interceptor are properly replaced after each cleaning.
Source: SAWS and the City of San Jose

Please contact Murphy's Cesspool & Septic Tank Service today for all your grease trap cleaning needs.

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  • Industrial Grease Trap Cleaning
  • Regular Grease Trap Maintenance
  • Grease Trap Service
  • Following All Environmental Code Requirements

The grease level of an industrial grease trap should not exceed 2 feet, or it by law will require service. Murphy's Cesspool & Septic Service insures that your grease trap is not only up to standard, but we clean all traps thoroughly including all water and grease.

Many companies charge a small fee, and only empty the water excess underneath the grease of an industrial grease trap to lower the level as opposed to thoroughly cleaning grease from the unit.
For a thorough grease trap cleaning done by an industry professional complete to Suffolk County health codes, and Nassau County health codes with integrity please call:

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Commercial

Scheduling of routine maintenance or emergency response to back-ups or clogged pipes. We are equipped to handle all Grease Traps.

Residential

Grease Traps services available for residential households. Service contracts are available for homeowners.

Industrial

Service Contracts for seasonal work for Grease Trap system maintenance. Grease Trap emergency services available.

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  • Industrial Pipe Jetting
  • Grease Interceptor
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  • Environmental Code Requirements Met

The grease level of an industrial grease trap should not exceed 2 feet, or it by law will require service. Murphy's Cesspool & Septic Service insures that your grease trap is not only up to standard, but we clean all traps thoroughly including all water and grease.

Many companies charge a small fee, and only empty the water excess underneath the grease of an industrial grease trap to lower the level as opposed to thoroughly cleaning grease from the unit.
For a thorough grease trap maintenance done by an industry professional complete to standard Suffolk County health codes, and Nassau County health codes with integrity please call:

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Email: Service@NYSeptic.com Phone: 631.758.4171 | 631.476.5484