kitchen Exhaust System Cleaning
AE Exhaust and Duct Services uses proven methods for removing grease and flammable residues from the interior surfaces of the kitchen hood, ducts, fans, filters.
We ensure compliance with Federal-State, County, Town Fire/Health codes, we steam/hand clean the entire kitchen exhaust hood/duct/fan.
Kitchen Exhaust Hood system: fan, duct, filters, to bare metal in accordance with NFPA 96 Code Standards for Ventilation Control and Fire Protection
Will meet with the site manager and do a walk-through to explain the cleaning and spot Code violation concerns.
Technician will shut down fan, they will check the fan belt, replace if necessary, they will listen to bearings/motor for irregularities, they will also check airflow (draw) to make sure adequate ventilation.
Exhaust Fan will go through a test run to make sure everything is working properly.
Kitchen wrapped in plastic to protect appliances and equipment. Filters removed and prepped for cleaning.
The entire up-blast fan will then be cleaned including the fan blades, back of the fan blades, the air band (bowl) and the grease trap with a non-etching, - foam.
Vertical duct work, horizontal duct work, plenum and filter gutter will then be cleaned with foaming de-grease.
Any remaining buildup in the system scraped/chiseled out.
Then the entire system will be steam cleaned to remove all grease, buildup and chemicals down to the bare metal.
After cleaning horizontal ductwork, the access doors that opened will have a service sticker showing the date cleaned and the technician’s name Plastic curtain will then be removed.
The inside and exterior of the hood will undergo one last hand cleaning / polish applied. Filters and Grease Catchers will be thoroughly cleaned and re-installed.
The entire kitchen will then be cleaned and organized to make sure that it looks as good or better than when the service workers arrived.
Service stickers added to the hood showing the date of service, company name, technician’s name and any areas not cleaned (per NFPA 96).
Turn Kitchen Exhaust System back on to speed up drying process.
A Post Service Report filled out noting any challenges/deficiencies.