Latest Posts

How Often Should I Clean My Drains?

May 5, 2022

Home maintenance is an ongoing task. You have to stay on top of things at all times if you want your home to run smoothly. Sometimes, we can miss a few things because they often operate away from view. Your drains are prime examples of that. Because you cannot really see inside your drains, it’s hard to tell when they may require cleaning. This article should provide some guidance regarding that matter. Read on if you want to find out how often your drains need to be cleaned. How Often Should I Clean My Drains? Here’s the thing. If you’re... View Article

Why Is Drain Cleaning Important?

May 5, 2022

Your drain system does a lot of work, which means that people should have sufficient information about the importance of drain cleaning. However, this is not something that seems to capture the imagination of many homeowners. That is why very little is discussed concerning why you should regularly clean your drains. This article answers the question, "Why should I clean my drains?" Reduced Risk of Blockage First and foremost, regular drain cleaning will help minimize the risk of a blockage. Blockages are messy to clean up and can also be quite expensive. When you have a drain blockage in your... View Article

The Importance of Having a Clean Grease Trap in Your Restaurant

April 4, 2022

Any veteran restaurant owner would tell you that having a proper grease trap in their kitchen is an integral part of the business. If you’re new to the industry or are thinking of getting into it, you might be asking why is a clean grease trap important.  Before any of that, what, first, is a grease trap? As its name suggests, a grease trap is a segment in the kitchen wastewater system that traps fats, oils, and grease (FOG). It’s important to separate this kitchen debris from the wastewater otherwise it will end up in the sewage system, which may... View Article

What Does a Grease Trap Do, and Does My Business Really Need One?

March 23, 2022

Many commercial and residential facilities utilize different waste protection items to minimize stains and other problems and keep a building safe. For example, grease traps do more than collect grease and can protect businesses from grave dangers. But does your business need one? Well, that’s an excellent question, and this fun and informative article will tell you all you need to know. What is a Grease Trap? A grease trap is a cute little collection container with an ugly job: collect all of the cooking grease produced in a kitchen. They connect directly to your kitchen wastewater sources and gather... View Article

How Do Oil and Grease Affect the Environment?

March 3, 2022

Here at Safeway Used Oil and Grease, we specialize in the safe and environmentally friendly removal and recycling of fats, oils and grease (FOGs). It’s a dirty job, but somebody has to do it! But what is oil and grease pollution? This post will help answer this question and teach you how to ensure FOGs from your kitchen don’t end up harming the environment. Why are FOGs such a problem? Let’s start by covering why dumping FOGs down the kitchen sink is such an issue. In addition to being toxic to wildlife, FOGs turn into solids once they cool down.... View Article

Safeway Used Oil and Grease