To guarantee long durability and proper operation of your hood or induction hob with extractor, you must first keep the filtering system in top condition. Additionally, careful and regular cleaning is essential in avoiding the spread of unpleasant odours, germs and bacteria.
Maintenance of the Filters of Your Kitchen Hood: Ensure Maximum Performance
Why Maintenance of Filters is Essential
Preventing unpleasant odors
Clean filters prevent the spread of unwanted odors.
Extending the life of the system
Minimizes the need for costly interventions.
An efficient hood removes smoke and vapors more effectively.
Reducing the presence of bacteria and germs
A more hygienic kitchen environment.
How to Keep Your Filters in Optimal Condition
Cleaning Frequency: The frequency with which to clean or replace each type of filter varies; metal filters generally once a month, activated carbon filters every 3-6 months.
Cleaning Methods: For metal filters, the use of a degreasing detergent or dish soap under hot running water is recommended, or soaking in hot water and baking soda. Activated carbon filters are not washable and must be replaced following the manufacturer's instructions.
Recommended Products: Degreasing detergents, mild dish soap, and baking soda for metal filters. For replacement filters and other maintenance products, you can contact the hood manufacturer.
Other Important Tips:
Regular inspection: Periodically check the filters for damage or wear and replace them if necessary.
User manual: Follow the specific instructions of your kitchen hood manual.
Regular maintenance ensures that the hood operates efficiently, maintains a healthy kitchen, and prolongs its life.