Septic

Septic Tank

Cotter’s provides thorough service on septic systems by not only pumping your septic tank, but by crust busting the tank first and washing the tank down as we pump. This is important because it gets all the crust and sludge out of your tank to help your septic perform at its utmost potential. It is important to maintain your septic tank by getting it pumped every 3-5 years, clean the filter every 3 months and by being mindful of what you put down your drains. Experts suggest to not introduce anything to your tank that you would not put in your own body.

 

Grease Trap

Commercial kitchens are equipped with grease traps. Grease traps intercept grease that goes down your drains. Some kitchens have smaller traps that can be found inside and others have larger traps in the ground outdoors. Cotter’s provides pumping and cleaning service on all grease trap sizes. It is important to maintain these traps to ensure that all of your drains work properly and to prevent any grease from going to the city main. If they are not maintained regularly, it is common that a kitchen will back up and to get the drains draining again you might have to jet the lines with hot, high pressured water to clear the lines. This is much more costly and very inconvenient for your restaurant as the drains will likely back up during business hours.