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Grease Trap Cleaning | Long Island Cesspool & Septic Services |

Grease traps range in size. Anywhere from large commercial grease separators that have over a few thousand gallons in capacity. Down to smaller kitchen systems that can be recessed flush to the floor. They can fit under commercial sinks as well. All grease traps have solid bottoms. Grease traps have an outlet pipe and an inlet pipe separated by one or more baffle walls. These walls allow for the sorting of floating grease and other kitchen waste. These baffle walls allow for water to flow above certain baffles and below other baffles. This staggering process traps solids and sludges on the bottom of the grease trap as well as the top. When the grey water exits the outlet pipe after the baffle or baffles. It is then conveyed by pipe to either a leaching pool, a cesspool, or a sewer system. On Long Island grease systems typically will never be hooked to a leaching field. Whereas, other areas of New York grease trap systems may have different outflow options. Other states commonly use le…
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Septic Tank Maintenance

If a septic tank is not serviced regularly, solids begin to clump together inside of the septic tank. That prevents the system from functioning. When solids are allowed to build up inside of these systems, they backup and can clog the pipes going to and coming from the septic tank. When this happens clogged pipes are not the only issue. The wastewater could backup into your dwelling whether it be a house, a building, offices, an apartment complex, or a restaurant. Wherever, wastewater doesn't discriminate and can cause very expensive damage to any type of building.  Your septic system needs regular maintenance. Maintenance includes more than just servicing the septic tank. Your septic tank is only one component of your septic system. Cesspools also known as leaching pools are structures that are designed to drain water into the sand on the bottom. These septic system components need service as well, especially in and aging, neglected, or over occupied septic system! Remember, hav…

Murphy's Cesspool & Septic Service

Septic Do's & Don'tSeptic Do's...• Know the location of your septic system.• Have your septic tank (main receiver) inspected and pumped by a licensed company every 2 years.• Direct storm water run-off away from your septic tank.• Conserve water by using plumbing fixtures that save water.• Fix all plumbing fixtures that leak.
Septic Dont's...• Park or drive over your septic system.• Build structures or plant trees over your septic system.• Dispose of non-biodegradable materials in your system.• Dispose of food scraps or kitchen grease in your system.
How Do Septic Systems Work?
Why Do Septic Systems Fail? Generally, Septic systems fail due to lack of maintenance. When the septic tank is not pumped on a regular basis it will become overloaded with solid waste. The overloading will cause the solid waste to enter the cesspool (drainage area). The cesspool will become clogged as it is not designed to handle solid matter. This will cause the system to overfill leading to…