Kleen Gard Stainless Steel Hood FilterKleen Gard stainless steel hood filters are one of our most popular and long lasting filters. And now, with free express shipping*, you’ll receive your order of Kleen Gard filters in only three business days or less!

Sometimes free shipping just means you’re paying a higher price for the item ― but not at HoodFilters.com. Not only do these hood filters ship fast and free, they come with our 150% lowest price guarantee. Plus, there’s no minimum order and no promotional code. That means your order for Kleen Gard stainless steel hood filters will always qualify for free express shipping. Continue reading


Make Up Air Supply UnitMakeup air units provide many benefits to commercial kitchens including a more comfortable environment. This helps keep both customers and employees happy. Let’s take a closer look at how makeup air units do this.

What is a commercial kitchen makeup air supply unit?

Most restaurant owners and commercial kitchen personnel focus on what type of commercial kitchen ventilation equipment they will need to remove smoke, grease, and contaminated air. But they don’t always consider how they will replace the air they are removing. Continue reading


Duct Access DoorsSometimes overlooked, often under appreciated, the humble duct access door is one of the most important ventilation hood accessories in your commercial kitchen. Local and national codes regulating the safety and cleaning of commercial kitchen ventilation systems have steadily become more stringent.

There are many ways to increase the safety of your hood and ducts but one key accessory that deserves more attention is the grease duct access door. Let’s take a look at what duct access doors do, why you need them, and how to choose the one that’s right for you. Continue reading


When buying filters for your grease hood, your choices typically include stainless steel, aluminum, or galvanized hood filters. If you’re interested in a durable, and affordable filter and don’t need one with a shiny finish, galvanized is a great option. But what exactly is galvanized steel? And which galvanized filter is right for you?

What Is Galvanized Steel?

Kason-Trapper-Galvanized-Hood-Filter-2Hot-dipping the steel effectively coats it in zinc, which helps protect it against corrosion and rust. How does this compare to stainless steel? While galvanized steel is more rust-resistant than aluminum, stainless steel offers more protection from the elements. This is because galvanized steel is simply steel that has been coated with a protective layer.

Stainless steel, on the other hand, is a composite material made up of steel and about ten percent chromium. Stainless steel is stronger and lasts longer than galvanized, but it is quite a bit more expensive. Continue reading


exhaust-fan-grease-catcherRooftop exhaust fan grease catchers are used to collect grease and oil discharge from commercial kitchen upblast exhaust fans. Who needs one? Well, if your kitchen or restaurant only bakes or steams food, you’re only producing heat and moisture.

In this case, you probably don’t need an exhaust fan grease catcher. However, if any of your cooking produces smoke or grease vapors, you definitely need a rooftop grease trap. Now, let’s talk about why. Continue reading

Endure Duct Spinner Swivel
When it comes to grease duct cleaning, the Endure duct spinner swivel is hard to beat. The Endure swivel comes standard on the Stinger duct spinner but it can also be used to retrofit and upgrade an existing high pressure washer system.

Here’s how the Endure swivel can boost the performance of your duct spinner for faster and better hood cleaning results! But before we get into details about the Endure swivel, let’s talk a little bit about grease ducts and why you need to keep them clean. Continue reading

make-up-air-unit
Make up air units have a very important job in your commercial kitchen ventilation system. Depending on where you live, a make up air supply unit may be required by municipal regulations and you might already have one.

If you don’t have one – or if the one you have isn’t performing correctly – you may find yourself dealing with one of several unpleasant problems. Not to worry! With a little troubleshooting or the proper installation of a make up air unit, you can avoid everything from sky-high energy bills to stinky odors. Continue reading

Food Truck Exhaust Fans Help Beat the Heat
Want to keep your mobile kitchen a little cooler this summer? Make sure you have the right food truck exhaust fan installed and follow some of these tips to help beat the heat.

Spring is almost over and temperatures are on the rise. If you run a food truck or concession stand, the heat from cooking can become dangerously warm inside your mobile kitchen. It’s not uncommon on a hot summer day, for the temperature inside of a food truck to reach 120°F or more! Continue reading

Flame Gard Flat Duct Access Door

Flame Gard flat duct access doors offer a cost effective and dependable solution for adding access to inspect and clean your commercial kitchen ventilation duct system. If you don’t already have access ports installed, or the ones you have are flimsy and unsafe, it’s time to make a change.

Why Do You Need Duct Access Doors?


So why is it so crucial to have safe and reliable access to grease ducts? It is important to be able to reach all areas of the ducts to ensure they are completely clean. If there is no way to inspect and access the interior of your ventilation system, then there is no way to make sure it’s clean.

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Centrifugal Upblast Exhaust Fan

Every commercial kitchen ventilation system needs a centrifugal upblast exhaust fan. It’s one of three main components of a complete exhaust hood system: a hood, ductwork, and an exhaust fan. Without a fan, your kitchen would be probably become filled with smoke and covered in grease.

You may never even see your upblast exhaust fan, but knowing what it is and understanding how it fits into your exhaust system is still important, especially when it comes to troubleshooting issues and properly maintaining your system.

 

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