Cleaning a greased chimney filter can be a daunting task, but it doesn't have to be. With the right tools and a few simple steps, you can easily clean your chimney filter and keep it in good condition. The first step is to fill a plastic bucket with hot water and submerge the filters in it. Let them sit for about two hours, then take them out and rub them with a soft scouring pad until all the grease is gone.
After that, rinse them with fresh water and let them air dry. You can also use products found in your kitchen to clean your chimney filter. Vinegar, baking soda, dishwashing liquid, caustic soda, and salt are all great options. To use these products, fill a sink with steaming hot water and add a few drops of dishwashing liquid.
Then, submerge the filters in the sink for an hour or two before emptying it and rinsing them off. In addition to the filter itself, you should also clean other parts of your kitchen chimney such as the blower, motor, and ducts. We recommend cleaning your chimney filter once a month to keep it in good condition. You can also use degreaser sprays to clean stubborn dirt and grease from ovens, fireplaces, and other surfaces. For a quick kitchen clean, dip a paper towel or tissue into a vinegar solution and wipe down the surfaces.
If you fry food almost daily, you should have your chimney professionally cleaned at least once a year. Finally, remember to clean your chimney filter during the day and replace it before dark. This will help prevent mosquitoes from entering your home through the exhaust pipe.