How Often Should You Clean Your Hood?

Type or Volume of Cooking

 

 

 

Frequency

Systems serving solid fuel cooking operations

 

 

 

Monthly

Systems serving high-volume cooking operations, such as 24-hour cooking, charbroiling, or wok cooking

 

 

 

Quarterly

Systems serving moderate-volume cooking operations

 

 

 

Semiannually

Systems serving low-volume cooking operations, such as Churches, Day camps, seasonal businesses, or senior centers

 

 

 

Annually

 

For more information on the National Fire Protection Association code 96 (NFPA 96) visit: http://www.nfpa.org/aboutthecodes/AboutTheCodes.asp?DocNum=96