Restaurant exhaust hoods keep the air clean and safe to breathe, and they also keep kitchen odors from overpowering your restaurant. For all the good the exhaust fans do, they can also be pretty pricey, and you don’t want to have to replace yours prematurely. Luckily, you can keep yourexhaust hood in much better shape with proper maintenance. The following is our guide on how to maintain your restaurant hood system:
- Clean it regularly – The very best way to keep your exhaust fan in good working order is to keep it clean. Keeping all of the grime and grease at bay will allow everything to work as it should. Want to learn how to clean your exhaust fan properly? If so, check out our previous blog!
- Keep filters clean- It is amazing how many people will overlook their filters when they clean out their exhaust fans. The filter is what traps airborne grease and oil, so it is absolutely necessary to keep it clean. The good news is that you don’t even need all that much elbow grease to get the job done. All you have to do is soak the filters overnight in soapy water!
- Check the vent- Many commercial kitchen exhaust hoods have vents that lead to the outside, and these vents are a popular place for grease to build up. If you don’t keep your vents clean, you could be at risk for a grease fire, so it is important to check them regularly and keep them clean.
These are just a few things you can do to maintain your restaurant exhaust hood. Learn more when you stay tuned for our next blog!