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Maintaining your Kitchen Exhaust Hoods

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 […]

A Word About Solid Fuel Cooking – Mitigating Old Hazards in New Kitchens.

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Solid fuel cooking is becoming a staple in many kitchens across the nation. Whether it be a wood burning pizza oven, a smoker pit, or even a charcoal fired grill; there are certain hazards that are inherent to this cooking style. In this article by Alex Garrote (a restaurant fire […]

Does Your Kitchen Exhaust Fan Meet Code

Does your Kitchen Exhaust Fan meet code? Most restaurant managers are so tied up with the day to day operations inside the kitchen that they have no idea of the potential hazards that are occurring on their roof tops. There are a few simple things to look for that can […]

Evaluating the Cause of Grease Build Up on Your Roof Top

There is a common misunderstanding between kitchen exhaust cleaning service providers and facility managers regarding grease build up on their roof tops. Most restaurant or Facility Managers feel that if there is grease on their roof top then there must be a deficiency in the work being performed by their […]

The Importance of a Hinge Kit on Your Kitchen Exhaust System

Although kitchen exhaust system fans are supposed to be supplied with a hinge kit when installed, we still see a lot of fans without them. Hinge Kits are an important part of the make up of an exhaust fan although it has become an item that is typically not enforced […]

Does Your Restaurant Exhaust Fan Meet Code

Most restaurant managers are so busy with the demands of the day to day operations inside the kitchen that they unaware of the potential hazards that are occurring on their roof tops. There are a few simple things to look for that can help you assure your fan is up […]