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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Solving Leakage Problems with Aeroseal Duct Sealing

Many modern commercial buildings rely heavily on highly effective and efficient ventilation systems. From odor control to indoor air quality, these duct-based systems can do everything from improving quality-of-life, to actually saving lives. If not properly maintained, ducts can leak causing energy … [Read more...]

Celebrating a Year of Growth at IMC!

As we reflect back on some of the challenges we faced in the past few years, we realize that you simply can’t hide from the business cycles that inevitably occur in our industry.  While there will always be down times and difficulties, there will also be many small victories to relish.  IMC saw … [Read more...]

Ways to Decrease exposure to Pollen, Dust, and Dander

As we approach the end of the summer months and we begin to see fall weather, it is always a good idea to consider different airborne particles that may cause breathing problems for some people. Pollen, dust, and dander are some of the many particles that are to known to cause allergic reactions and … [Read more...]