Fire Safety

June 20, 2018
Commercial kitchen ventilation systems frequently asked questions (FAQ)

Commercial Kitchen Ventilation FAQs

Whether it’s a local restaurant or a hospital cafeteria, there are some basic frequently asked questions regarding commercial kitchen ventilation systems. Knowing the differences and the nuances between systems can help you determine the best cleaning method and frequency, as well as job priorities. Common factors to consider include ductwork complexity, type of cooking operation and the various fire suppression systems.   Why Does a Commercial Kitchen Need a Ventilation System? Ventilation systems keep your kitchen clean and fire safe. All the cooking vapors emitted from […]
February 22, 2018
Key influencers in the kitchen exhaust cleaning industry.

The 4 Key Influencers for the Kitchen Exhaust Cleaning Industry

When it comes to the kitchen exhaust cleaning industry, there are four main “influencers” that drive current standards and conduct. These four influencers include the customers, those that own or manage commercial kitchens; the Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ), otherwise known as the fire department; the vendors that provide the cleaning services; and most importantly, the third-party influencers that can provide validity for services from vendors. These four different groups encompass the quality control maintained by the industry. Customers For many customers this is a required service, […]
December 11, 2017

Bare Metal Standard Continues Relationship with Vivint Smart Home Arena

BOISE, Idaho, Nov. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Bare Metal Standard, one of the nation’s fastest-growing kitchen exhaust cleaning services franchises, continues to maintain relationships with customers that recognize the importance of safety and maintenance for their kitchen exhaust systems, including Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah.
October 15, 2017
A kitchen exhaust system as seen from the roof.

Kitchen Exhaust Systems: Simple to Complex Ductwork Designs

Kitchen exhaust systems can be as different as the kitchens they serve. Whether it’s a straight and vertical shot from stovetop to rooftop or there are multiple twists and turns involved in the ductwork, kitchen exhaust cleaners must be able to work with any system. As multipurpose facilities and mixed-use developments become increasingly popular, kitchen exhaust systems must adapt to a variety of buildings. Especially when it comes to multilevel structures, kitchen exhaust systems must wind through each level to get to the roof for proper […]
September 1, 2017
Matchbox House Risk Mitigation

Kitchen Exhaust Cleaning is a Risk Mitigation Strategy for Business Owners

Regular maintenance for your commercial kitchen exhaust system will keep it working efficiently, maintain healthy indoor air quality, and increase the productivity and longevity of your cooking equipment. The benefits of a scheduled maintenance regimen far outweigh the costs for regularly maintaining your equipment. With proper maintenance, you can expect better performance, fewer breakdowns, and avoid a fire that could threaten to destroy your entire building. Regularly scheduled cleanings also lower energy costs, prevent roof damage from grease accumulation and create a comfortable and clean environment […]