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Grease Containment

Carlos Gonzales

New member
For those that are over on FaceBook...any thoughts and/or comments about Grease Containment products that are being promoted?

Like to hear about the product i.a. price, capability and etc.
 

HotShot

New member
Driploc is my preferred grease containment product. Their stuff is field tested and made by hood cleaners for hood cleaners. All of their products are like that. Those guys know their stuff!

If you are a restuarant owner and need to keep grease off of your roof, ask for Driploc.
 

RMedbery

New member
No grease containment system will work if you dont maintain it. The thing with Driploc is its a very simple system, easy and inexpensive to install, easy and inexpensive to maintain.

Heres an example of a system that is VERY expensive to install AND maintain, its also comparatively complicated to maintain. Because of that, it wasnt being maintained and therefor quickly failed.



And heres the same fan with a Driploc installed. It looks the same after more than a year in service.

 

cmturner

New member
Dang I'm not a greaser but that is a big difference. Looks good! I bet cleaning that roof off is a pain in the butt, wouldn't be a big deal on the ground but I think I would have to pass up there.:headshakesmile-fast:pukey:
 

RMedbery

New member
Yes, most never see their roof so most never care. Pretty much like exhaust cleaning, most never see anything but their hood, "hood dont look bad, Im good". Meanwhile they are paying 200 bucks to clean their sidewalk every 2 weeks, sidewalk aint gona burn their place down, but they do have to look at it every day.
 

Carlos Gonzales

New member
Yes, most never see their roof so most never care. Pretty much like exhaust cleaning, most never see anything but their hood, "hood dont look bad, Im good". Meanwhile they are paying 200 bucks to clean their sidewalk every 2 weeks, sidewalk aint gona burn their place down, but they do have to look at it every day.
Good analogy....

just quoted a coffee chain to clean their sidewalks cause they have coffee spills that just look 'ungodly' ...according to the manager(s)....I know they don't have KEC issues but the same could be said for establishments in which KEC and Greas Containtiments are critical but ...as you said...they don't go on the roof nor do their customers so it is not a priority.

Don't know how it is in your service are Rog but up here I am finding alot of restaraunts that say ...ah it is the building owners responsibilty for what goes on with the roofs and/or the Property Manager. My biggest problem is getting through to the right person that makes those decisions. Nine times out of ten...he or she are like.."yea...sounds great...send me what you got and I will let you know...oh...by the way...what did you say you name was again....New Look Shower Wash...or what was it?" :)
 

cleanhoods

New member
I agree with Roger all the rstaurants know is to look at the hood its self and they always say "hood looks good maybe next month".Also for grease containment i have only 2 that have this done and it isnt because they wanted to.The way to get these places to contain is the owner of the building and a good sales pitch,because if it isnt seen it isnt a problem to the restaurant in most cases.
Marko
 

cleanhoods

New member
Also what i dont understand why isnt the control of the run off from cleaning the exhuast fans and exhaust filters made to be contained from contaminating our water systems,that would be more pay for us and we wouldnt be sending all that run off down the storm drains?They tell us to dump the cans from the hood down the grease trap but dont worry about the rest,lol.Funny system huh?
Marko
 

Michael Tessaro

New member
Marko, Actually the grease runoff from the roof should be contained. It fall under EPA rules and best management practices. Nothing should be coming off the roof but pure water. If you create it you better contain it. Enforcement will eventually get stiffer.
 

cleanhoods

New member
I understand what you are meaning but here in NC regulations is eather a new word to some or not even a word.If it doesnt get regulated you cant enforce it and the customers would laugh you out the door if you try.Our inspectors here are just under educated and have no knowledge or idea of this issue or how to solve the issue,heck they dont even care if the system ever gets degreased it is truly up to the owner of the building to decide that.
Marko
 

HotShot

New member
Yes, most never see their roof so most never care. Pretty much like exhaust cleaning, most never see anything but their hood, "hood dont look bad, Im good". Meanwhile they are paying 200 bucks to clean their sidewalk every 2 weeks, sidewalk aint gona burn their place down, but they do have to look at it every day.
You are right on, Rog. My marketing completely changed when I figured out that people buy what they WANT, not what they NEED.
 

Carlos Gonzales

New member
You are right on, Rog. My marketing completely changed when I figured out that people buy what they WANT, not what they NEED.
And it takes a special person to master the art of selling in which one is able to convince people this is what they WANT....even though it is a NEED. :rolleyes:
 

HotShot

New member
I don't know if it takes a special person as much as it takes a person just to realize it and then be able to adapt their marketing to it. I think anyone can do it, but it definitely goes against the grain and what 95% of other contractors do.
 

Carlos Gonzales

New member
I don't know if it takes a special person as much as it takes a person just to realize it and then be able to adapt their marketing to it. I think anyone can do it, but it definitely goes against the grain and what 95% of other contractors do.
Yep...:yes::yes:
 

Alexy

New member
I don't know if it takes a special person as much as it takes a person just to realize it and then be able to adapt their marketing to it. I think anyone can do it, but it definitely goes against the grain and what 95% of other contractors do.
Ant,
I think market for KEC is some of the most difficult aspects of the trade you have a very small window of time to get your presentation in.
 

welder

New member
Ant,
I think market for KEC is some of the most difficult aspects of the trade you have a very small window of time to get your presentation in.
Usually that window is 10 days. from the time they get the letter to the time they will be shut down. Then they are WANTING your service.
 
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