Once you install the absorbent boom in your Grease Gutter rooftop grease containment system, you’ll no longer have to worry about oil and grease stains damaging your roof or causing dangerous fire hazards.
Because the booms are hydrophobic, they absorb a tremendous amount of oil while simultaneously repelling water. The filler material is specifically engineered to spread grease throughout the boom evenly, ensuring that you don’t end up with pools of grease that could accumulate and cause damage. Also, the outer shell is UV-protected and fire retardant for additional safety.
Installing the Omni Grease Gutter boom is very easy. Let’s go through the steps. Continue reading
With so many different types and styles of baffle filters to choose from, one of the most common questions we get at HoodFilters.com is “which filter is right for me”.
The answer to that question depends on the cooking environment and how much you want to spend to ensure durability and corrosion resistance. When it comes to durability, the main factor to consider is how the filter is constructed.
There are two primary construction options: welded and riveted.
Both hood filter types do an effective job of collecting grease, however, each type offers unique attributes that may be better suited for one commercial kitchen than the other. Continue reading
The first line of defense against rooftop grease damage is installing a grease containment system on your restaurant exhaust fan. However, you may still find oil spills that need to be taken care of as a result of routine exhaust fan cleaning and maintenance.
The presence of slippery rooftop grease can increase the chances of injury for employees or contractors who are working on the roof. Also, the acidic compounds contained in grease can damage the roof if it’s not cleaned in a timely manner.
Thankfully, you don’t have to buy expensive equipment or pay for professional cleaning services to take care of every grease stain. Grease Away is an affordable emulsifier that will quickly neutralize the harmful compounds in fats and break them down so that they can be washed away with only water. Continue reading
For over 50 years, the Trine baffle filter has been one of the most popular commercial kitchen grease filters on the market. With a solid enclosed construction, this filter is built to withstand the rigors of any kitchen environment.
A unique feature of the Trine filter is its ridged baffles which are designed to aid in grease removal. In addition, the entire line of Trine baffle filters are UL listed and NFPA approved so you can rest assured they will meet local fire codes and insurance requirements. Continue reading
If you’re looking for a durable, flexible and easy to use duct cleaning spinner for kitchen exhaust cleaning, the new Stinger from Driploc is a perfect choice.
In order to accommodate the need for different speeds when cleaning a grease duct, Driploc has created a high-pressure, variable-speed duct spinner that can fluctuate from 0 to 3,200 RPMs. This allows you to adjust to the appropriate speed for whatever the situation requires.
In addition to the innovative variable-speed control head, the Stinger comes equipped with a unique swivel design and a durable basket that can be removed in seconds. Continue reading
Air filters are some of the true workhorses in any commercial kitchen. When you consider the sophistication of a restaurant ventilation system, your air filters become an integral part of maintaining a viable cooking and eating environment.
One of the most popular items we offer at HoodFilters.com are EZ Kleen metal mesh filters for commercial make up air units. They provide everything you need in a filter including easy cleaning, great performance and affordability. Continue reading
Driploc’s line of exhaust fan grease catchers utilize innovative design and quality materials to ensure that harmful exhaust fan grease is kept off the roof. They are easy to install, and the entire process can be completed in minutes, with only the help of a drill and a 3/8-inch nut driver bit.
All of the other hardware and components are included so that your grease catcher works as soon as the installation is completed. Continue reading
When it comes to choosing the right baffle filter for your restaurant or commercial kitchen, there are three features to compare: material, design and construction.
Baffle filter material is usually the most important feature to consider and the right material depends on a few things. Are you looking for value over longevity? Is appearance important? Are you cooking in a high volume kitchen?
The good news is, there are only three material types to choose from: stainless steel, galvanized steel or aluminum. Continue reading
The harsh environment produced inside a commercial kitchen requires heavy-duty air filters that can stand up to the conditions. With countless restaurant air filter options to choose from, it’s important to know which filters are right for your HVAC system and how to properly maintain them.
At HoodFilters.com, we understand how important it is to keep your HVAC system operating efficiently, which is why we offer an affordable line of restaurant air filters that are built to perform in any commercial kitchen environment. Continue reading
Did you know restaurants are legally required to contain duct access doors at regulated intervals, within their kitchen hood and duct system, allowing for easy maintenance and inspection?
Furthermore, these access points must also meet strict safety standards that are taken very seriously by fire marshals.
When it comes to choosing an access door for a grease duct, there is no shortage of options. The problem is finding a duct access door that meets all safety standards and provides convenient access for cleaning and inspections.
Many access doors are made in foreign factories that favor cheap, unreliable materials such as low-quality galvanized steel. With its premium, octagonally-shaped access doors constructed from 316 stainless steel, Access Armor from Omni Containment Systems, is a solid choice for any restaurant owner or kitchen exhaust service provider.