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  1. The Battle Of The Exhaust Hood Grease Filters

    As technology in the kitchen is increasingly changing, so are the different options when buying new kitchen equipment. It may be a few years since you had to purchase a new piece of equipment, and you may be seeing new options available for metal type, duct shape, safety features, etc. Hood filter technology is ever-changing while trying to find the best solution to keep grease build up from occurring while also decreasing the need for constant cleaning and making cleaning the filters easier as well. 

     

    There are 3 general metal types when it comes to exhaust hood filters - stainless steel, galvanized, and aluminum hood filters. 

     

    Stainless Steel - stainless steels filters are not only cosmetically a great option for grease filters, but it also is a strong material and makes for easy cleaning. They typically tend to have a longer life span and clean grease more efficiently than other filter materials. 

     

    Galvanized - galvanized grease filters work just as efficiently as a stainless steel grease filter, however it is prone to not only cosmetic but also life span shortfalls. The galvanized material has a tendency to turn black or even a dark green color when not constantly cleaned. Galvanized grease filters also corrode rather quickly, making it significantly hard to clean the grease off and n...

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  2. Round vs Rectangular Exhaust Hood Duct Systems
    When opening or upgrading a kitchen space you are faced with many questions regarding not only the design but also with the functionality of the kitchen. Choosing the right kitchen equipment helps make the kitchen space safe and efficient, letting th...

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  3. Hoodmart’s Easy Rooftop Exhaust Fan Installation Guide
    If you are building out a new kitchen space or simply looking to upgrade your existing kitchen space, you may be looking into installing a new exhaust hood system. While the exhaust hood that is visible from the kitchen may seem like it is the main i...

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  4. Don't Go Cheap With Exhaust Hood Air Filter Replacements
    Running a restaurant or commercial kitchen can sometimes be a grueling task. From the actual kitchen and food aspect of the business to handling the financial aspects of running a business, it can be hard to find ways to keep costs down. To help keep...

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  5. When Should You Replace An Exhaust Hood Filter?
    When it comes to cleanliness, as well as safety, the exhaust hood is absolutely essential for anycommercial kitchen. Exhaust hoods are responsible for preventing grease and other debris fromdirtying up the kitchen, as well as helping to prevent fires...

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