CLEANING PROCESS

PROTECT THE KITCHEN & APPLIANCES

  • We cover and protect all kitchen appliances with plywood & plastic sheeting.
  • We also cover the surrounding kitchen area & countertops with plastic sheeting
  • We funnel all greasy waste water into a waste receptacle for proper disposal.

 

EXHAUST FANS ON ROOF

  • Technicians remove exhaust fans and clean the top & underneath/fan blades.
  • All grease traps which are attached to exhaust fans are removed, cleaned, then re-attached.
  • Roof area is cleaned surrounding exhaust fan
  • Hinges on exhaust fans are recommended for safe removal
  • Technicians will also check fan belts & grease bearings upon the customer’s request

 

DUCTWORK

  • The first area of ductwork we clean is on the roof below the exhaust fan
  • Ductwork is pre-scraped if with specialized tools if there is excessive grease build-up in the ductwork
  • Ductwork is then flushed with degreaser
  • Ductwork is then pressure washed with 3000psi & 180 degree water
  • For kitchens in larger buildings with long vertical ductwork; we use specialized cleaning tools such as duct spinners to reach the tough to get to areas of the ductwork
 
 

ACCESS DOORS

  • Technicians remove all accessible duct access doors to properly clean ductwork
  • Ductwork inside access doors is pre-scraped if there is excessive grease build-up
  • Ductwork inside access doors is flushed with degreaser
  • Ductwork inside access doors is then pressure washed to remove all grease
  • Access doors are securely tightened into the proper position when cleaning is finished
 

HOOD & PLENUM

  • The plenum is the area behind the removable hood filters
  • All plenum areas are cleaned thoroughly and properly removing all grease
  • All internal surfaces of the hood are pressure washed
  • Visual external surfaces are cleaned by hand
  • Visual internal and external surfaces of the hood are polished to leave them

 

FINAL PRODUCT

  • All kitchen floors, countertops & cooking equipment left clean
  • Certification sticker placed on each hood
  • A detailed service report is left upon completion of cleaning
  • You are left with a clean, fire-safe hood & exhaust system

  

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