The Easiest Way To Prevent Grease-Related Sewage Back-Ups And Overflows Is To Keep Cooking Grease Out Of The Sewer System
Frequently Asked Questions:
Why are fats, oils and grease a problem?
If you pour fats, oil or grease down your drain, it may adhere to pipe walls. This can build up, restrict or completely block your pipes, and cause rancid odors or messy, costly sewer back ups in your home or overflows into your neighborhood. FACT: Fats, oil, and grease are the No. 1 cause of sewer backups in homes.
Where do fats, oils and grease come from?
Restaurants, condominiums, apartment buildings, homes, schools, churches, food-processing plants, shopping malls, caterers, hospitals, retirement/assisted living facilities, and many more locations all produce fats, oils and grease. FACT: Fats, oil, and grease are derived from plant and animal sources and are a by-product of cooking. FOG is found in the following - meat fats, lard, cooking oil, shortening, butter/margarine, food scraps, baking goods and sauces and dairy products.