how to clean an extractor fan

Cleaning an extractor fan is not an attractive job, extractor fans are there to extract moisture and air from the kitchen while you cook but also catch oil and grease particles while doing this, leaving the extractor fan greasy and oily and a nightmare to clean.  Check out our tips below on how to clean an extractor fan –

Cleaning an extractor fan is  a lot easier than you think – all you need is an old toothbrush, a bowl of warm water and some washing up liquid.

First, switch the cooker hood off at the mains. Second, you will need to dismantle the extractor fan to get to the filter. The way you will dismantle it, will depend on the make and model, so be sure to check with the manufacturer’s instructions before you begin your cleaning.

Once you’ve removed the filter, you’ll be need to clean the hood and the filter separately.

For the hood and fan:

  1. Grab the warm water and washing up liquid
  2. Use a soft cloth and soak it in the soapy water.
  3. Wipe the dirty areas – the washing up liquid should cut right through any grease!
  4. For the fan area, get an old toothbrush and gently scrub the fan, making sure you get right in between those nooks and crannies.

For the filter:

Most filters, such as a metal filter or a sponge filter, can be washed in a sink of hot soapy water.

  1. Fill your sink with hot, soapy water
  2. Gently wash the filter using a soft cloth.
  3. Be sure to let filters dry fully before placing them back in the hood, and remember to switch it back on at the mains.

Get professional help for a safer and more effective clean

So, you have tried the steps above and your grease and burnt on grime is still an issue then call RH Oven Cleaning today on 087 6089310! Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.

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