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Roof Top Maintenance

For most of us, the rooftops of our restaurants are not a normal part of our preopening or closing walk through. In fact, a trip to the roof often means something is wrong: i.e. a leak in the roof, an A/C unit not working, or the exhaust fan making a […]

Commercial Baffle Filter Maintenance

Baffle filters, also known as hood filters, are an essential component of kitchen exhaust systems, particularly in commercial kitchens. They play a crucial role in trapping grease and preventing it from accumulating in the ductwork, which can pose serious fire hazards. Here’s a breakdown of their function and maintenance according […]

Fire Safety Tips To Keep Employees & Customers Safe

Of the fires studied by the NFPA, more than 59 percent started in the kitchen, a fact that underscores how important understanding and implementing these best practices for fire safety really are.

We will describe several fire safety best practices in three primary areas preventative maintenance, good housekeeping, and employee training – These practices together can help significantly reduce the risk of fire in your kitchen.

Fire Hazards Exist in a Commercial Laundry Room

It is important for facilities that use commercial dryers daily to develop a maintenance schedule that includes dryer lint removal to avoid the risk of dryer combustion. Commercial dryer vent fires are responsible for a substantial number of damages, injuries, and deaths annually. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) states […]

Commercial Kitchen Fire Suppression Housing (Video)

The Ansul R – 102 restaurant fire suppression system is a pre-engineered, wet chemical, cartridge-operated, regulated pressure type with a fixed nozzle agent distribution network. The system is capable of automatic detection and actuation as well as remote manual actuation. Additional equipment is available for building fire alarm panel connections, […]

Commercial Kitchen K Class Fire Extinguisher (Video)

A Class K fire extinguisher is used on fires involving cooking media (fats, grease, and oils) in commercial cooking sites such as restaurants. Saponification takes place when alkaline mixtures, such as potassium acetate, potassium citrate, or potassium carbonate, are applied to burning cooking oil or fat.

Introduction to Your Kitchen Fire Suppression System (Video)

We wanted to put together a video showing how the fire suppression operates in you commercial cooking facility and what to look for in your inspections that are performed every six months. We hope this helps educate your staff. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to call […]

Commercial Kitchen ABC Fire Extinguisher (Video)

They use monoammonium phosphate which is a dry chemical that is able to quickly put out the fire. It is a pale-yellow powder that is able to put out all three classes of fire – Class A for trash, wood and paper, Class B for liquids and gases, and Class […]

The Importance and Care of Baffle Filters

Baffle Filters play two important roles in your exhaust system. For your Baffle Filters to function properly, maintenance between services is of the utmost importance. The first role of a baffle filter and perhaps the most important, is to act as a barrier in the event of a fire…