Differences Between Hard Water and Soft Water

Differences Between Hard Water and Soft Water

Have you heard the terms “hard water” and “soft water” and wondered what they meant? Have you heard people debate the merits of each? Perhaps you’ve experienced both types and prefer one over the other, but you’re not sure why. This article will answer all...
Brown Grease vs. Yellow Grease

Brown Grease vs. Yellow Grease

Commercial kitchens produce a large amount of grease and fats that need to be disposed of regularly to maintain functionality and environmental regulations.  Restaurants use grease traps or inflammable waste traps to collect these FOG (fat, oil, grease) materials,...
What is a Lift Station and How Does it Work?

What is a Lift Station and How Does it Work?

Lift stations are not something a homeowner or business owner thinks about until something goes wrong. A lift station is used to pump wastewater or sewage from a low level to a higher level when the gradient of the area does not allow for a natural flow. There are two...
Inflammable Waste Traps

Inflammable Waste Traps

Let’s talk about inflammable waste traps. They are a part of your sewer septic system, designed to intercept and trap inflammable materials so they don’t flow into sewer lines, creating a dangerous, explosive mixture. These materials are held in a large,...
Commercial Sewer Systems

Commercial Sewer Systems

At Drain King, we provide several services to assist customers and companies with sewer system repair and maintenance. But what is a commercial sewer system and how does it work? A sewer system is comprised of a centralized network of pipes that collect both...
Professional Video Recordings of Your Pipes

Professional Video Recordings of Your Pipes

Clogged drains, pipes, or sewers can be caused by a number of factors. These can include excess debris, overgrown roots, waste blockage, sediment build-up, or grease clogs, to name a few. In order to effectively clear a clogged drain/pipe/sewer, sometimes our...
Keep Your Water Lines From Freezing

Keep Your Water Lines From Freezing

Due to good old Minnesota winters,  many residents in Minneapolis and St. Paul experience frozen water lines.  The Cities of Minneapolis,  St. Paul, Appleton, Afton, Hopkins, and many others communities in the area have been alerting residents in an effort on how to...