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How Humidity Affects Your Home Vents and Ducts

Posted on Feb 15, 2022

Humidity can have a significant impact on your HVAC system over time. Your vents and ductwork particularly are susceptible to the effects of humidity, including mold and mildew. Here in Hawaii, we know that humidity is a year-round issue. We take care to protect our homes, cars, and even bodies from the heat and humidity. […]

Upblast vs Downblast Roof Fans: The Difference

Posted on Nov 15, 2021

Ventilation is a crucial part of any enclosed space, especially when you have fumes, moisture, odors, heat and grease-filled air that needs to be taken out. Commercial kitchens, laundries, and bathrooms are some areas that will need ventilation, so it’s vital to know which fan to use for the best result. There are two types […]

How Often Do Trash Chutes Need to Be Cleaned?

Posted on Oct 15, 2021

When managing a commercial, apartment or condominium building, there is a lot of maintenance that needs to take place. While you are making your annual to-do list, there is one item you should not leave off: cleaning the trash chute. This convenient tube makes it easy and simple for residents and tenants to dispose of […]

Is Your Kitchen Exhaust Not Working: Likely Causes

Posted on Oct 1, 2021

Whether you are cooking fish and need to get the smell out, or you are dealing with smoke because you have let dinner cook a little too long, your kitchen exhaust fan is very important. You may not realize just how often you switch the fan on throughout the day to get rid of odors, […]

How Do You Remove Grease From Kitchen Hood Filter

Posted on Sep 15, 2021

Each fall, homeowners compile a list of chores to get done before the winter months arrive. It might include winterizing pipes, raking leaves or doing a deep clean inside the home. One item you should consider adding to your autumn to-do list is cleaning your kitchen hood filter. Over time, the filter under your kitchen […]

Is A Kitchen Hood Necessary?

Posted on Sep 1, 2021

As you build or remodel your home or commercial restaurant, you may wonder where you can save money and cut costs. Do you really need the granite countertop? Is the backsplash too much, or a necessity? And what appliances are actually necessary? As you go down the list trying to find places to save money, […]

Fire Safety in Restaurants

Posted on Aug 1, 2021

Not only are restaurants a busy, active place, but they can also be a dangerous place if not properly prepared. With open flames, hot equipment, cooking oils and cleaning products, the risk for fire in a commercial kitchen is high. According to data from the National Fire Protection Association, nearly 8,000 establishments on average have […]

What All Does Duct Cleaning Cover?

Posted on Jul 15, 2021

We spend a lot of our time indoors, be it in our home relaxing, working or sleeping. Because of this, the air quality indoors is very important. While a nice candle or baking some cookies might make your house smell nice, the real important component of good quality indoor air is your HVAC system. In […]

Can Flexible Ducts Be Cleaned?

Posted on Jul 1, 2021

A common question HVAC professionals hear is whether flexible ductwork can be cleaned. This type of duct work has been used in the HVAC industry for many years, as it is versatile and inexpensive. However, cleaning flexible ducts can be a challenge, especially for anyone who is not trained in the proper tools and techniques, […]

Do You Need An Exhaust Fan In Your Kitchen?

Posted on Jun 15, 2021

We have all been annoyed by a loud, blowing exhaust fan. Whether you are trying to have a conversation in your home while cooking dinner or hear orders called by servers in a restaurant, exhaust fans can sometimes be an annoyance. Additionally, it is one more thing you need to find space for in your […]