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Prioritize Your Portable Fire Extinguishers

July 7, 2017

Prioritize Your Portable Fire Extinguishers

Did you know that your portable fire extinguishers are an incredibly important part of your commercial kitchen? That’s right. Fires in commercial kitchens are all too common. When you make sure your fire extinguishers are working properly, you’ll not only meet your code obligations, you’ll also protect your kitchen from costly damages that could occur as a result of a fire.

At Flue Steam, our top priority is the safety of your commercial kitchen. That’s why, over the years, we’ve consistently added to our offerings of quality services for your commercial kitchen. Sure, we’re well-known for our thorough exhaust system cleaning services, but we also offer a bunch of other essential services, including portable fire extinguisher sales, maintenance, and repairs.

Our portable fire extinguisher services

We at Flue Steam sell all types of fire extinguishers for commercial kitchens, and we’re always happy to provide expert recommendations upon request. We can help you decide which portable fire extinguishers would be best for your commercial kitchen. We can also recommend how many to buy and where to place them for maximum protection for your kitchen and to ensure complete compliance with all relevant fire safety codes.

Complete peace of mind

You’ll feel so at peace when you know that you have high quality portable fire extinguishers have been placed for maximum benefit. Rest assured that your portable fire extinguishers from Flue Steam will be in perfect working order and ready to use should the need ever arise. Rely on our professional commercial kitchen safety experts for licensed portable fire extinguisher sales and services.

Contact us today

Ready to get started? Call Flue Steam at 800-700-FLUE, and we’ll gladly send one of our highly qualified portable fire extinguisher experts over to your commercial kitchen to meet all your needs. Contact us for an appointment today – get total peace of mind tomorrow.

Here for you

When you own or manage a commercial kitchen, whether it’s in a hotel, restaurant, or anywhere else, you always have so much going on at once. You’re constantly reprioritizing tasks so the most important ones don’t get lost in the shuffle. Thanks to Flue Steam, you can take a bunch of these essential tasks off your busy schedule:

  • Complete kitchen exhaust system cleaning (including hand scraping and steam cleaning of fans, hoods, ducts, and more)
  • Grease filter exchange service
  • Swamp cooler maintenance
  • Exhaust fan maintenance
  • Automatic fire suppression system service
  • Portable fire extinguisher sales and service

Why choose Flue Steam

We’ve been serving Southern California commercial kitchens for over 46 years, so you can really rely on us to meet your needs reliably. Begin your partnership with Flue Steam today – you won’t have to worry about taking care of these tasks ever again! We’re based in Culver City, though we partner with commercial kitchen managers all over Southern California. Give us a call at 800-700-FLUE today – we look forward to improving and maintaining maximum security of your commercial kitchen.

Best Kitchen Exhaust System Cleaning Company in Los Angeles, CA

June 16, 2017

Best Kitchen Exhaust System Cleaning Company in Los Angeles, CA

Are you looking for an excellent kitchen exhaust system cleaning company that serves Los Angeles, CA? One that will respect your needs, meticulously clean your system, and provide reliable, prompt services every time? One that has the experience and knowledge to deliver on their promises at all times?

Then you need to look into Flue Steam. We specialize in kitchen exhaust system cleaning companies for commercial kitchens. We serve Los Angeles and all of Southern California, and we have been providing impeccable cleaning services since 1971. That means that over 46 years, we have built a solid reputation for great cleaning services. Look into partnering with Flue Steam today – plenty of others have done so and been thrilled with their entire experience with us.

Cooking just got a whole lot cleaner

Keeping your commercial kitchen’s exhaust system clean is absolutely essential to maintain the efficiency and safety of your kitchen. The purpose of commercial kitchen exhaust systems is to safely eliminate vaporized grease, which is a natural byproduct of cooking, as well as hot air and odors. Keep your kitchen exhaust system clean and in good working condition to prevent dangerous flash fires, which result in costly calls to the fire department and a huge interruption to your business.

Stop worrying, get cooking!

When you rely on Flue Steam for all your kitchen exhaust system removal needs, you won’t have to worry about the condition of your system again. You’ll be able to cook and even fry foods each day with complete confidence that your system is safely and effectively removing vaporized grease from the air.

Hand scraping and steam cleaning

We provide both hand scraping and steam cleaning services. Hand scraping is a simple, inexpensive way to remove grease deposits from accessible areas. Many commercial kitchens, including those in hotels and restaurants, request hand scraping be done once a month. Steam cleaning utilizes hot, high-pressure water to remove grease. While it’s more expensive than hand scraping, it’s also more thorough. We recommend supplementing hand scraping services with steam cleaning 2-4 times per year.

Customizable services

Depending on how much frying and charbroiling occurs in your commercial kitchen, you may need more or less frequent cleaning services. Give us a call at 800-700-FLUE to talk about your kitchen exhaust system cleaning needs and sign up for our services today. You’ll enjoy tremendous peace of mind with the knowledge that Flue Steam will handle all your exhaust system cleaning needs.

Begin your partnership with Flue Steam today! Call us at 800-700-FLUE. We’ve partnered with thousands of people just like you over the years, and we’ll be happy add another person to our ever-growing list of highly satisfied clients.

Best Kitchen Exhaust System Cleaning Company in Anaheim, CA

June 2, 2017

Best Kitchen Exhaust System Cleaning Company in Anaheim, CA

Are you looking for a company to keep your commercial kitchen exhaust system squeaky clean? Is your restaurant, hotel, or other commercial kitchen in the Anaheim, CA, area? Then you’re definitely in luck, because Flue Steam serves the entire Anaheim area with quality exhaust system cleaning services. We’ve been providing impeccable services to Anaheim and all of Southern California for over 46 years, and we’d be happy to add you to our list of highly satisfied clients.

Kitchen exhaust system cleaning in Anaheim, CA

One of the most fundamental aspects of your commercial kitchen is its exhaust system. Maintaining its cleanliness is essential to the efficiency and safety of your kitchen. The main purpose of your exhaust system is safely eliminating vaporized grease, which is a natural byproduct of cooking, and removing hot air and odors, too. If too much grease builds up in your system, a dangerous flash fire could occur in your exhaust ducts. Don’t put yourself at risk of having a flash fire, which could seriously hurt someone, damage your kitchen, and hurt your bottom line, when you have to close for repairs.

Keep your kitchen safe from flash fires and get real peace of mind everyday when you sign up for regular kitchen exhaust system cleaning services from Flue Steam. We’ve partnered with plenty of people in Anaheim and surrounding areas, who have found us to be punctual, thorough, and totally responsible.

Steam cleaning and hand scraping

We highly recommend that you sign up for both steam cleaning and hand scraping kitchen exhaust system cleaning services. Hand scraping is a simple, effective, and affordable way to remove grease deposits from all accessible areas. Many businesses sign up to have hand scraping done once a month. Steam cleaning involves more specialized equipment, which utilizes hot, high-pressure water to remove every little bit of grease from your exhaust system. Many businesses choose to supplement monthly hand scraping with thorough steam cleaning 2-4 times per year. Depending upon the amount of grease your staff uses on a daily basis, we’ll be happy to recommend certain frequencies of hand scraping and steam cleaning services. If you operate a fast food restaurant, you’ll naturally need to sign up for more frequent cleanings, since frying results in enormous amounts of vaporized grease in your exhaust system. But if you have a sushi restaurant, less frequent cleaning will be necessary.

Certificates of Performance

After our technician successfully cleans your exhaust system, he or she will place a Certificate of Performance sticker on your exhaust system. This indicates that you have met your NFPA code obligations. Our stickers keep code inspectors highly satisfied, plus they may even help you save money on your insurance bills. Talk about a win-win!

Let’s discuss!

Ready to begin your partnership with Flue Steam? Still have questions! Let’s talk! Call us at 800-700-FLUE today. We’ll be happy to discuss your needs and provide you with an estimate for all recommended services.

Learn More about Our Grease Filter Exchange Services

May 19, 2017

Learn More about Our Grease Filter Exchange Services

Do you know what is one of the most important components of your commercial kitchen? Something that keeps it operating efficiently and effectively every single day? It’s something that you may not realize makes such a big impact on your commercial kitchen – it kind of flies under the radar….

Your grease filter!

Grease filters in commercial kitchens are a key part of your exhaust system. Their main purpose is to reduce the amount of vaporized grease that ends up within your exhaust system ducts. If grease filters don’t do their job well, and grease builds up in exhaust system ducts, damaging flash fires can result. Flash fires are not only dangerous for your staff and customers, they are also really expensive, because businesses are forced to close down while repairs are being made. Don’t risk the safety of your employees and guests and the loss of valuable income – make sure your grease filters are always in tip-top shape so they always trap as much vaporized grease as possible.

But it can be hard to remember to empty and clean grease filters on a regular basis. Face it – you and your stuff always have a ridiculous amount on your plate that needs to be accomplished on a daily basis. Who’s going to remember to take care of your grease filters? Plus it’s such an unglamorous, disgusting task that for sure, no one is going to volunteer to do it on a regular basis.

That’s where Flue Steam comes in!

Take grease filter tasks permanently off your To List, and confidently rest assured that your grease filters are always in ideal condition, when you partner with Flue Steam for all your grease filter needs.

All you have to do is call us at 800-700-FLUE to begin grease filter exchange services.

We’ll be happy to set up a regular schedule of appointments at convenient dates and times for you. At preset intervals of your choice, a qualified technician will deliver fresh, clean filter filters right to your commercial kitchen. The technician will also haul away the old filters for cleaning and install the new filters.

We recommend that grease filters be replaced every two weeks, though if your commercial kitchen doesn’t utilize much grease or oil, you may be able to get away with extending the life of your grease filters to 4 weeks.

It’s so convenient when you rely on Flue Steam for all your grease filter needs.

We have plenty of new grease filters available for purchase in most sizes from top brands such as Kason and Flame Guard. We buy our grease filters in bulk so we can pass along the savings to you, our valued customers.

Get complete peace of mind by partnering with Flue Steam for all your grease filter and exhaust system cleaning needs. Call us today at 800-700-FLUE.

What’s the difference between exhaust system hand scraping and steam cleaning?

May 12, 2017

What’s the difference between exhaust system hand scraping and steam cleaning?

This blog will answer all your burning questions about exhaust system hand scraping and steam cleaning services. We hope it’s helpful! If you have any further questions about our services, or to request an estimate, simply call us at 800-700-FLUE or contact us online here. Our staff is ready and willing to assist you in English or Spanish when you contact us today.

First – a helpful definition

Let’s start with first things first. What is a flue? It’s an integral part of your commercial kitchen that removes the hot exhaust gases that are naturally created during cooking.

What’s involved in hand scraping?

Hand scraping your commercial kitchen exhaust system is really important because a clean system will be able to work efficiently. It’s accomplished by a person simply scraping the accumulation of grease from the walls of the exhaust system. This is an effective method for removing grease from your exhaust system, but it’s not the most thorough method, because there are certain areas of your exhaust system that are unreachable. Our technicians always strive to thoroughly remove grease from all areas of your exhaust system, but that ability is naturally limited.

How about steam cleaning?

That’s where steam cleaning comes in. Steam cleaning your exhaust system is a much more meticulous process. During steam cleaning, our technician will set up the specialized equipment in your kitchen and then utilize high-pressure hot water to reach every nook and cranny of your exhaust system. This delivers impressive results and provides an absolutely thorough cleaning of every inch of your exhaust system.

Do I need hand scraping and steam cleaning services?

We recommend that commercial kitchen exhaust systems be hand scraped and steam cleaned at regular intervals to maintain maximum efficiency and prevent grease buildup (and resulting flash fires). A good general rule is that the average restaurant needs to have a flue cleaning every 3 months (4 times a year). Fast food restaurants and kitchens that do a lot of charbroiling or frying should be cleaned monthly. We recommend having your exhaust system hand scraped on a monthly basis and steam cleaned quarterly.

Begin your partnership with Flue Steam Inc. today

Let us handle all your exhaust system cleaning needs. You’ll find that our technicians are always diligent and thorough, plus our prices are reasonable. The peace of mind you get from knowing that your exhaust system is always cleaned at regular intervals is fantastic. Sign up today by calling Flue Steam at 800-700-FLUE.