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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.

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.

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…

Introduction to Pollution Control Units

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Introduction At Hood Boss we have seen the number of locations implementing Pollution Control Units rapidly expand. Pollution Control Units utilize stages of special filters to control odor, grease, and smoke. These units are a desirable innovation as they remove air pollutants such as volatile organic compounds and grease aerosols […]

Fire Safety Checklist For New Restaurant Managers

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/6″][vc_single_image image=”8308″ img_size=”150 x 194″ add_caption=”yes” el_class=”wp-caption-text”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”5/6″][vc_column_text]Check local building and health codes to ensure the proper exhaust system is installed. For your own peace of mind, have two or three qualified kitchen exhaust cleaning companies inspect the existing kitchen setup to make sure it will not only meet […]

Vetting Your Kitchen Exhaust Cleaning Company

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The equipment on your restaurant’s rooftop works together like a well-coordinated orchestra. If any piece of equipment is misplaced or not functioning correctly, it can significantly impact your systems’ efficiency, leading to increased maintenance and higher energy bills. Although you might not spend much time on the rooftop as […]

When was the last time you went up on your roof?

When was the last time you went up on your roof? If you have to stop and think, maybe it’s time for a little rooftop adventure. Your kitchen might be your favorite place, all well-organized and running smoothly, but don’t forget to check out what’s happening above, because it could […]