FAQ: Kitchen Hood Inspection for Fire Safety

Calling all restaurant and food service businesses! Do you know how, when, why, and who should inspect your kitchen hood and ventilation systems? ¬†Don’t let your kitchen fall behind on codes and requirements. Here are few of our most frequently asked questions regarding kitchen hood systems.

What is a kitchen hood suppression system?

Kitchen hoods are designed to provide fire protection for commercial cooking applications.

Why do I need to have my kitchen hood inspected?

Kitchen hoods are subject to many different cooking oils and greases that build up over time causing an increased risk of failed operation when not tested properly.

How often do I need to have my kitchen hood inspected?

Kitchen hoods should be inspected semi-annually and have the manufacturer recommended parts replaced during those intervals.

Need a more detailed review? Our team is ready to help! Check out our introduction to kitchen hood inspections here or give us a call directly.