## How much is a restaurant grease trap?

On average, a small grease trap installation costs between \$250 and \$1500.

## How much is a 500 gallon grease trap?

Model # DRMT-GI-500-K
Retail Price \$23,942.54
Today’s Price \$9,221.59 / Each
Availability Typically Ships in 5-7 Business Days

## What size grease trap do I need for my restaurant?

Here are some recommendations: 10-15 Gallon Capacity Dish Machine Tank: 15 Pound Grease Trap. 20-30 Gallon Capacity Dish Machine Tank: 20 Pound Grease Trap. 30-50 Gallon Capacity Dish Machine Tank: 25 Pound Grease Trap.

## How often do restaurants change grease traps?

every one to three months
The frequency of restaurant grease trap cleanings vary with how often the kitchen produces FOGS. On average, cleanings should be performed every one to three months. Restaurants, cafeterias and other commercial kitchens are advised to set up a regular service schedule to avoid missing critical cleanings.

## How much does it cost to empty a grease trap?

In general, it costs between \$115 to \$1,040 to pump a grease trap.

## Do I need a grease trap in my cafe?

Every restaurant serving any type of greasy food or baked goodies (baked on premises) needs a grease trap. A coffee shop serving espresso also needs a grease trap. If you only serve ice-cream that is delivered to the site and sold in disposable cups, you will most likely not need a grease trap.

## How much does a 1000 gallon grease trap cost?

The cost for having a 1000 – 1500 gal grease trap is between \$225 – \$315 per pumping, assuming that you sign up for an extended service program with a given grease hauler.

## How do you determine the size of a grease trap?

Using the calculator below will give you the approximate grease trap size for your application:

1. Calculate the capacity of the sink in cubic inches (measurements of one bowl):
2. Length (Inches)*
3. Width (Inches)*
4. Depth (Inches)*
5. Capacity of sink in cubic inches*
6. Multiply total by the number of bowls:
7. Number of Bowls*

## How often does grease trap need to be cleaned?

Going for too small a trap will mean that you need to get it serviced every few weeks. This can be a real nuisance, especially if the trap is inside. Also, getting too large a trap could cost you money as most water authorities will have a cleaning at least once every six months.

## Can I empty my own grease trap?

Remove any large pieces of fat or oils that are attached to the trap. To achieve an even cleaner trap, you can use a wet/dry vacuum to suck out any smaller bits of waste. Clean the lids, trap sides, and parts with soap and room-temperature water. Use a steel pot scrubber to remove excess waste and odor.

## How do you know when a grease trap is full?

When the drainage is backed up or slow-moving. Often, over time, the trap starts to get full of dense grease. Normally, when you look into the trap you can see into it, however, when the trap is full excess grease stiffen at the top, forming a cap.

## What kitchen equipment requires a grease trap?

Every dishwashing sink, dishwashing machine, and every fixed receptacle or plumbing fixture designed, intended, or used for the purpose of washing dishes or cooking utensils in a restaurant, cafe, cafeteria, lunchroom, hotel kitchen, hospital kitchen, sanitarium kitchen, or similar establishment shall be connected to.