Over a short period of time, hood and exhaust systems become laden with grease and oil vapors, creating a dangerous fire hazard. To greatly reduce the risk of fire, the National Fire Protection Agency recommends that hood exhaust systems be cleaned on a regular schedule.

The following table will assist you in determining how often your hood system should be cleaned. For more information, visit the National Fire Protection Agency website, or contact us at 516-804-0507 and we will be happy to offer assistance in determining your required cleaning schedule.


Volume / Type of Cooking
Solid fuel cooking operations, such as charcoal or wood.
High-volume cooking operations, such as charbroiling and wok cooking.
Moderate volume cooking.
Low-volume cooking operations, such as churches, day camps, seasonal businesses, or senior centers.
Volume / Type of Cooking
Monthly
Quarterly
Semi Annually
Annually