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What's that SMELL ?? Are you F***ING kiddin' me !!

What we do for a few bucks :)
 

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ah man. That's why I don't eat out much.
 

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Airgap, I had the same thing about a month ago. One of the fancy restaurants in town. It was slap full, hadn't been cleaned in over five years. The manager wanted me to dip it out with a ladle. I told him that wasn't happening, and explained that the baffles were completely stopped up. He didn't want me to pull it and take it downstairs because he didn't want his customers to see it. Oh well I ended up pulling it and taking it back to our shop to put the 2000psi pressure washer on it. I left there at midnight it was a rough 3 hrs.
 

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Airgap, I had the same thing about a month ago. One of the fancy restaurants in town. It was slap full, hadn't been cleaned in over five years. The manager wanted me to dip it out with a ladle. I told him that wasn't happening, and explained that the baffles were completely stopped up. He didn't want me to pull it and take it downstairs because he didn't want his customers to see it. Oh well I ended up pulling it and taking it back to our shop to put the 2000psi pressure washer on it. I left there at midnight it was a rough 3 hrs.
Yeah, this one took a few hours as well. The outlet was completely packed. We had to disconnect it and pull it out just to get the lid off. These things have that smell that just doesn't want to leave you. It's funny how the managers think you can wave a magic wand and their traps are good as new:no:
 

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Yeah, this one took a few hours as well. The outlet was completely packed. We had to disconnect it and pull it out just to get the lid off. These things have that smell that just doesn't want to leave you. It's funny how the managers think you can wave a magic wand and their traps are good as new:no:
I wound up throwing my jeans away from that night. They were never the same. If they would do a little maintenance on them then they would never get that bad. I even tried to sell him some Bio-Clean but he wouldn't go for that either
 

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I wound up throwing my jeans away from that night. They were never the same. If they would do a little maintenance on them then they would never get that bad. I even tried to sell him some Bio-Clean but he wouldn't go for that either
That's the problem, they say, we'll work on it, but they never really do. They just call you back when it's like this again.
 

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Got a Pastry shop that gets 3 cans of Bio Clean a month ,,,, says his grease trap is clean as can be !!

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a couple years ago i was called to a small burger joint to clean out the sewer, ran in & out a couple times, when it finely opened up i pulled out the cable and it was all greased up, iasked the owner how often he cleans the grease trap?he replied : i clean it every couple of months. he dipped it out by hand filled up a 5 gal. bucket and poured it down the floor drain!!!!! i had to laugh in his face, what a MORON!!!!!
 

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Been plumbing 24 years+, Cleaning a trap at an Italian joint sucked the stuff up with a shop vac to be able to pull it for a good cleaning puked up every bit of breakfast plus. DO NOT VAC IT UP!
 

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I even tried to sell him some Bio-Clean but he wouldn't go for that either
Thats where you went wrong...
In situations like this you include the Bio-Clean in the price...
It is not an sales option....:whistling2:

This much or, it's tail lights!:yes:

Would it really hurt you if someone else was doing it?
Spending all that time...
Making chump change....

Maybe while they are busy with that you can pick up what they would have been doing...:laughing:
 

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Love grease traps had one a few years ago at a Sun Bridge nursing home. They had it in a small closet room opened the lid dam near passed out it smelt sooooooooo bad. Worst Ever! :sick:
 

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If I had my choice I would much rather work on a stopped toilet or a messed up septic tank anyday. Grease traps are the nastiest stinkiest thing I have ever worked on. Urinals pretty much fall in this category also. But if your lucky you can clear a urinal with sizzle or a urinal auger. no such luck with a grease trap.
 

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I'm with AL ! Sitting hear ,, i can smell the grease ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,oh God ,, here comes dinner
 
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