April 28, 2015
Western Commercial | Understanding Nevada Restaurant Exhaust Regulations

Understanding Nevada Restaurant Exhaust Regulations

Restaurant owners should invest in a reliable, certified hood cleaning company because of Nevada state law requirements for kitchen exhaust cleaning.
April 14, 2015
Western Commercial | Clean Your Hood and 6 Other Ways to Prevent Restaurant Fires

How to Keep A Restaurant Kitchen Safe With Regular Cleanings

Regular hood maintenance by professionals can dramatically reduce the risk of grease fires.
March 24, 2015
Western Commercial | Commercial Kitchen Blog

Maintaining Your Restaurant Appliances and Investment

Enlisting the help of professional cleaning and maintenance services will help prolong the life of exhaust and UV hoods. Regular maintenance will help to avoid repair costs and ultimately protect the investment of these appliances.
March 10, 2015
Western Commercial | The Benefits of Professional Hood Cleaning

The Condition of Your Hood Can Affect Dining Experiences

The hood is a vital component in any kitchen as it has multiple functionalities. By keeping this unit maintained, you can affect the quality of the experience of your patrons.
March 2, 2015
Western Commercial | How to Prevent the Cold and Flu in Your Restaurant

How to Prevent the Cold and Flu in Your Restaurant

“Cold and Flu” season comes around about once a year and can leave you short on staff. Typically, when one person gets the bug, it quickly spreads it to other workers and potentially even diners. Of course you have no choice but to send sick employees home to recover, leaving yourself short-staffed […]
February 27, 2015
Western Commercial | Avoid Becoming a 'Kitchen Nightmare'

Avoid Becoming a ‘Kitchen Nightmare’

If you’re somehow unfamiliar with the Kitchen Nightmares, it’s a show hosted by Gordon Ramsay that focuses on the revamp of failing restaurants. Oftentimes, these restaurants have a ton of issues, starting with poor management and ending with grotesque back-of-house conditions. If you’ve been in the food industry for any amount of […]
January 31, 2015
Western Commercial | What is the Cost of a Fire in Your Commercial Kitchen?

What is the Cost of a Fire in Your Commercial Kitchen?

Fire can be very damaging to your commercial kitchen. If a fire starts and spreads, you could find yourself having to replace equipment and many other items. There are ways to prevent a fire from happening and it’s something that should be taken very serious.
January 30, 2015
Western Commercial | Why You Should Clean a Commercial Kitchen Hood

The Benefits of Changing Hood Filters

It is vital that restaurants and commercial kitchens take proper care of their hoods. This is so important because hoods suck out the exhaust and end up trapping grease, which can cause a fire. Changing the filters and regular hood cleaning will help to ensure your kitchen remains safe and clean. There […]
December 30, 2014
Western Commercial | Why Restaurant Employees Shouldn't Clean the Hoods

Why Restaurant Employees Shouldn’t Clean the Hoods

Although you may have an internal system already in place to clean your hood and exhaust systems, this is no replacement for professional hood and exhaust cleaning. Having your hood and exhaust system regularly cleaned and maintained by a certified professional will drastically reduce the chances of a fire in your establishment. […]
December 19, 2014
Western Commercial | 4 Ways to Ensure Your Restaurant Passes Fire Safety Inspection

4 Ways to Ensure Your Restaurant Passes Fire Safety Inspection

According to the National Fire Prevention Association, nearly 8,000 restaurants reported structure fires between 2006-2010. Restaurant fires cause about $246 million in direct property damage annually. A fire in your establishment could cause you to shut your doors either temporarily or permanently. An actual fire is not the only thing that could cause […]
November 26, 2014
Western Commercial | Avoid Becoming a 'Kitchen Nightmare'

What Does Hood Cleaning Involve?

Kitchen exhaust cleaning, also known as hood cleaning, is a necessary process used to clean the fans, hoods, ducts and vents of the exhaust system. This type of cleaning is typically used in commercial kitchens and restaurants, ensuring that expensive equipment stays in good condition. Not only does hood cleaning improve the […]
October 30, 2014
Western Commercial | Thinking About Purchasing A Kitchen Exhaust System?

Thinking About Purchasing A Kitchen Exhaust System?

For most restaurants, a hood is an important part of their kitchen appliances. It’s important to choose one that is appropriate for your needs in the kitchen. This accessory makes up part of the kitchen exhaust system, which takes out fumes and other unpleasant smells lurking in your kitchen. If you are […]