Hood Boss Kitchen Exhaust Cleaning
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Hood Boss Rooftop Grease Containment

Roof top grease containment should be a big concern for every restaurant owner or general manager for several reasons.· The fatty acids in grease will deteriorate the roof top over time, thus voiding the warranty of your roof (If you currently have a roof warranty.)

· To replace a damaged roof caused by grease is very costly, upward of $100,000

· Grease on the roof is an additional fire hazard that could potential destroy you entire business.

As part of your Grease Management Program, we will monitor your rooftop conditions from cleaning to cleaning. At the time of service, the condition of the roof will always be noted on the after service report. We will make recommendations on how to help prevent future accumulation of grease on the rooftop. There are many different types of grease containment units that we can purchase and install for you. Let us help you determine which unit works best for your facilities’ rooftop.

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Evaluating the Cause of Grease Build Up on Your Roof Top

There is a common misunderstanding between kitchen exhaust cleaning service providers and facility managers regarding grease build up on their roof tops. Most restaurant or Facility Managers feel that if there is grease on their roof top then there must be a deficiency in the work being performed by their service provider. Often this can be the case. However, there are some cases that grease can accumulate on your roof top in between services. There are three different ways that grease can accumulate on your roof top. It is important to be able to evaluate whether the service being performed is below par or if there is a need for preventative maintenance at your facility by knowing how grease accumulates and what to look for. The first way that grease can accumulate on the roof top is through poor waste water management during the cleaning process. This is the easiest of the three to evaluate, though it does require follow up by the restaurant staff. During the cleaning process there are a few ways that grease can accumulate on the roof top. An example of poor waste water management is when a technician is spraying the bottom of the fan blades with the fan off the duct or when the fan is held open by the hinge kit. What typically can happen in this example is the technician sprays the bottom of the blades while allowing them to spin. By doing this, the blades spin and grease and water are slung out of the fan on to wall, roof top, A/C units, etc. This can cause multiple problems but typically can be detected easily.... read more