Exhaust Fan Access Panel

Exhaust fan access panels are a must for any commercial kitchen ventilation system. Similar to a duct access panel, this type of cleanout port allows direct access to areas of your upblast fan that would normally be out of reach.

This makes is easier to both inspect and to clean. But that’s not the only benefit you’ll reap from installing an access port. Let’s review the many reasons why you should install an exhaust fan access panel on your upblast fan.
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Grease Gutter 360 Rooftop Grease Containment System
We all know it’s important to keep fats, oils, and grease off of your rooftop but it shouldn’t be difficult or expensive. With the Grease Gutter 360 rooftop grease containment system, it’s easy, efficient, and affordable!

Featuring a 360-degree duct design, this high quality grease containment system is made to withstand the demanding conditions of commercial or industrial cooking operations and protect your roof system for years to come. Continue reading

Mobile Food Truck Concession Hood Systems

Spring is here and that means it’s time for food trucks! It’s also a good time for a little spring cleaning and a check-up to make sure your concession hood system and other equipment is set up properly and running smoothly for the season. We’ve compiled a list to help get you started. Continue reading

10 Preventive Maintenance Tips For Commercial Kitchen Exhaust Fans

Roof mounted commercial kitchen exhaust fans are often out-of-sight, out-of-mind, only garnering the attention they deserve when they don’t work. Your rooftop exhaust fan has an important job to do. Don’t wait until it’s broken and your food service operation has to shut down.

As the saying goes, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Learn more about how a little preventive maintenance can help ensure your rooftop ventilation system has a long life and remains fully functioning. Continue reading

Omni Quick Fit Exhaust Fan Super Hinge

The Omni Quick Fit Exhaust Fan Super Hinge is one of the best fan hinges you can buy. Not only does it protect your exhaust fan and your rooftop against damage, it provides superior protection for workers and personnel that access the fan for inspection, maintenance, and cleaning.

If you’re interested in protecting your investment and creating a safer working environment, consider the many benefits of installing an Omni Quick Fit exhaust fan hinge kit on your rooftop exhaust fan. But first, a little more on why you should install an exhaust fan hinge kit in the first place. Continue reading

Ductmate ULtimate Duct Access Door

Ductmate ULtimate duct access doors are designed specifically for use in high temperature air duct and grease duct systems. They provide easy access to duct and exhaust systems for thorough cleaning and routine maintenance without compromising the integrity of your exhaust hood and ventilation system. Let’s take a closer look at duct access doors and who should consider using Ductmate ULtimate doors. Continue reading

kitchen hood exhaust cleaning accessories

Hood and exhaust cleaning is a dirty job but somebody’s gotta do it. Why not make it easier with these top 3 commercial kitchen hood and exhaust cleaning accessories every professional should have?

1. Plastic Sheeting


One of the first steps in cleaning a kitchen exhaust system is carefully wrapping kitchen equipment in plastic sheeting. This protects the kitchen appliances and other surfaces from being damaged or becoming contaminated by wastewater. Continue reading

Pollution Control Units for Restaurants

Air quality is a concern across the world. From Italy to Brazil and everywhere in between, more and more commercial kitchens are installing pollution control units (PCUs).

Sometimes it is voluntary but PCUs are now being required by a growing number of local and regional authorities. So what is a pollution control unit and who should use one? First, we’ll share a bit of background on the topic. Continue reading

Ductmate Access Doors

It doesn’t matter what type of commercial kitchen ventilation system you have, you’re going to need to install duct access doors. With so many brands and styles out there, it’s hard to know which is right for you. Ductmate Access Doors are a great place to start looking.

Ductmate Industries is North America’s largest HVAC accessories manufacturer and has been designing duct access doors since 1987. All Ductmate doors are Union made in the USA. They are easy to install and provide a leak-proof seal with reduced friction. Which one is right for you? Let’s take a look and help you find out!

All duct access doors have the same basic function – to provide easy and safe access to ductwork for maintenance, cleaning and inspection. There are two main styles of access doors: those designed for use with air ducts and those designed for use with grease ducts. We’ll start by looking at Ductmate’s grease duct access doors. Continue reading

Driploc Exhaust Fan Hinge Kit

Upblast fans are an integral part of your commercial kitchen ventilation system. Without them, your kitchen would be hot, smoky and uninhabitable. Routine care and cleaning helps keep them in good working order but it also exposes them to costly damage. Driploc Exhaust Fan Hinge Kits are a great way to protect your fan as well as ensure the safety of personnel who inspect and maintain it. Continue reading