9 Amazing Restaurant Fire Statistics

Listed below are 9 amazing restaurant fire statistics provided by the National Fire Protection Association. We hope knowing these statistics will help restaurant owners and managers protect their operations against the fire hazards listed. To guard against fires, Philadelphia restaurants should … [Read more...]

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Top 4 Maintenance Tips To Prevent Restaurant Fires

Restaurants—with their open flames, hot equipment, electrical connections, cooking oils, cleaning chemicals and paper products—have all the ingredients for a fire to flame out of control. Nearly 8,000 eating and drinking establishments report a fire each year, according to 2006-2010 data tabulated … [Read more...]

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12 Things To Teach Your Staff To Prevent Kitchen Fires

A fire can devastate your business, leading to lost revenues and even permanent closure. But there are steps you can take to prevent fires and minimize the damage. To help prevent kitchen fires The National Restaurant Association recommends the following staff training. Find and use a fire … [Read more...]

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12 Quick Tips To Help Restaurants Reduce The Risk of Fire

According to the National Fire Protection Association, “U.S. fire departments responded to an average of 8,520 structure fires in eating and drinking establishments in 2000-2004.” The ignition of cooking materials (including food, and confined cooking fire) accounted for roughly 50% of the fires for … [Read more...]

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Restaurant Exhaust Cleaning 7 Quick Tips For Choosing A Professional Contractor

Today, there’s no shortage of companies available to clean your restaurant’s kitchen exhaust hood system.  But did you know that most companies do not clean to any standard, or just clean what you can see?  According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), 54% of all restaurant fires … [Read more...]

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Hospital Duct Cleaning Specialists

At Interior Maintenance we started our Commercial HVAC Cleaning Division over 25 years ago and have established ourselves as one of the largest air duct cleaning contractors on the East Coast. We have completed numerous projects at health care facilities associated with Aria Health System, … [Read more...]

Exhaust Hood Cleaning: Importance of Hiring A Certified Expert

Every year, according to the International Kitchen Exhaust Cleaning Association (IKECA), there are nearly 11,000 commercial kitchens damaged by fire.  What do you think is a restaurants number one defense against fire hazards? If you guessed regular maintenance of your kitchen hood exhaust system, … [Read more...]

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The Number One Thing Restaurants Must Know About Kitchen Exhaust System Cleaning

Kitchen hood system fires in restaurants not only put employees, customers and firefighters at risk, but can rack up millions of dollars in property damage and lost business. The number one thing you need to know about maintaining your kitchen exhaust system is that according to the National Fire … [Read more...]

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Duct Cleaning for Schools and Universities

Summer break is the ideal time for schools to conduct work on buildings and classrooms.  At Interior Maintenance we want to encourage schools and universities to consider cleaning their air conveyance systems. Older buildings, and even those that are only ten years old, may begin to experience … [Read more...]

Exhaust Cleaning Isn’t Enough How To Prevent University Kitchen Fires

Routine maintenance of your university or college kitchen exhaust system by itself is not enough to prevent a grease fire. The purpose of this article is to help university and college facility managers insure they are taking the correct actions to reduce the risk of kitchen grease fires. We’ll … [Read more...]

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