Whether you are just starting or have been a business owner for years, fire safety at your place of business has to be a top priority. Restaurants in particular have an increased risk of fire due to all the activity in the kitchen. Fire safety needs to be taken seriously and restaurant owners can do one thing to significantly lower the risk of a fire happening in their establishment. Having a high quality system of ventilation professionally installed and regularly cleaned is the best way to prevent a fire from occurring in your restaurant.
A kitchen ventilation system is often one of the last things on a restaurant owners mind when setting up a kitchen. The focus is, as it should be, on the delicious food that will be made and that causes the ventilation to be overlooked; a critical mistake. A system of ventilation is required in nearly all types of restaurants. The system is essential for removing any grease, vapors or other odors coming off of the grill in your kitchen and moving them outdoors.
Having a professionally installed system of ventilation will have a number of benefits for your restaurant. First and foremost it will play a big part in keeping your restaurant clean. Any obnoxious odors produced in the kitchen will be swept away and replaced with fresh air from outdoors. Having odors removed will help keep your staff happier and prevent them from getting to the dining area where they could be a turn off to customers. A system of ventilation also significantly reduces the risk of fire by taking potentially flammable grease vapors out of the kitchen.
After getting your kitchen ventilation system installed there is still one more thing that needs to be done to keep your establishment fire safe. Regular cleanings should be scheduled in order to remove any grease buildup that will occur in the ductwork of your system. It may be impossible to see but over time the vapors being brought through the ventilation will leave a residue that poses the threat of catching on fire. With CS Ventilation you can schedule regular cleanings to your exhaust system so you can be sure your establishment meets local fire codes and is a safe place to dine.