Kitchen Exhaust Maintenance
Some kitchen hoods exhaust air to the outside and others re-circulate. These devices should be used whenever cooking or washing dishes. All kitchen exhaust systems contain filters that must be washed periodically, depending on the amount and type of cooking you do. Some can be cleaned using a dishwasher.
||10 to 20 minutes|
||depends on amount and type of cooking
|Number of steps:
||2 to 3 |
|Tools you might need:
||gloves, rag, screwdriver|
|What if I don’t do this?
||Excess moisture and cooking odors can spread through your home, filter can become plugged |
|Use kitchen exhaust system whenever cooking or washing dishes. If you have a re-circulating kitchen hood, you may want to crack open the kitchen window to help get rid of excess moisture.|
|Locate, remove, and wash kitchen exhaust filter. Be careful not to damage or bend filter. Read manufacturer instructions for proper procedure.|
RELATED LINKS AND FILES
Kitchen Exhaust Maintenance checklist.pdf
(Acrobat - 29K)