High volume catering
All types of food require heat to cook. Cooking oil is, more often than not, a necessary part of the food preparation process.
When heat and oil combine, they produce a grease-laden air. Kitchen extract systems help to capture this greasy air. The canopy inside the kitchen extract system is fitted with removable grease filters.
The trouble is, the grease filters catch some of the particles, but not all of them.
These “fine” particles deposit themselves on the internal surfaces of the ductwork. Furthermore, dependant on the style and frequency of cooking, the particles can form into runny grease.
It is the grease that constitutes a fire risk. When investigating a claim or offering cover, a fire risk is the prime focus of insurance companies. Without a cleaning certificate from a Heating and Ventilating Contractors Association accredited company, it is unlikely that a claim will be settled or cover renewed.
To clean a kitchen extract system to HVCA standard requires access doors to be fitted every 3 meters so that access to the whole of the system can be obtained. If a system does not have sufficient access door fitted then it is highly unlikely that the fire risk has been totally removed.
Ductbusters have the experience to deal with all kinds of kitchen extract systems ranging from a fish and chip shop to a national chain of restaurants. We can fit the necessary access doors during our initial visit and work at a time to cause the minimum amount of disruption to your business.
Upon completion, a “Certificate Of Cleanliness” will be issued which is accepted by all major insurers as evidence of cleaning to HVCA TR19 standard.
We are happy to offer FREE advice on any potential kitchen extract cleaning project you may have by way of a visit from one of our team of experienced Surveyors. Please click on our Site Survey page.
Alternatively, you can get in touch with our team for a kitchen extract cleaning quote.