Cleaning Intervals – Kitchen Extract Systems

Legislation and Guidance

Loss Prevention Council Cooking Equipment RC16B

• Ductwork and extraction motor. Cleaning should take place at intervals not exceeding 12 months.

HVCA TR/19 Guide to Good Practice. Cleanliness of Ventilation Systems.

Suggested typical cleaning intervals:

• Heavy Use (12-16Hours per day)  – 3 Months
• Moderate Use (6-12 Hours per day)  – 6 Months
• Light Use (2-6 Hours per day)  – Annually