exhaust fan grease

Kitchen Fan Fire Guts Restaurant at Yarra Valley Winery

Restaurants have always battled the grease build-up cycle within kitchen exhaust systems, which includes the filters, hood/canopy, ducting and the kitchen fan. Grease accumulations on rooftops from leaks from the kitchen exhaust fan often cause extensive roof membrane damage and what’s more, has the potential to create an uncontrollable fire hazard like the one that…

Kitchen grease filters comparison to traditional filters

Comparing Hood Filters – Metal or Disposable? You Decide!

An endless debate in the world of commercial kitchen grease filters is whether metal hood filters are better compared to disposable ones. Metal filters have been the face of kitchen exhaust systems since day one. But just because something has been around for as long as we can remember, can we automatically assume it’s also…

Grease in a duct is a fuse waiting to be lit

Playing with Fire – Six Kitchen Exhaust System Cleaning Pointers

Almost 11,000 commercial kitchens are damaged by fire annually, according to the International Kitchen Exhaust Cleaners Association (IKECA), the industry’s largest organisation dealing with kitchen exhaust system cleaning and certification.   By failing to do one’s kitchen exhaust system cleaning due diligence, restauranters are leaving themselves exposed and at risk of: building loss insurance claim…