It is wisely said that the way you keep your kitchen portrays how clean your home is. It showcases your true style of living. A clutter-free kitchen reflects your cooking activities. Maintaining kitchen is almost a Herculean task but with the concept of modular kitchen, kitchen maintenance has become much easier. Modular Kitchen is latest on the block of modern day living. Chimney is one of the major equipments of the new-age kitchen. Indian food is much more aromatic than other cuisines but the fumes are really not good for health. The main purpose of the kitchen chimney is to keep the kitchen fresh and smoke-free. Chimneys are of two forms traditional chimney and designer chimney. Basically a traditional chimney mainly focuses on performance whereas designer chimney focuses on performance as well as the appearance that helps to enhance the beauty of your kitchen.
Basic rules to choose a Chimney:
Types of Chimney Filters:
Baffle Filter: This is the best for Indian kitchens. These filters have overlapped filter that allows to absorb the grease with its maximum sucking capacity. Baffle filters are easy to clean and maintain, since they can be effortlessly dismantled and can be washed with soap or detergent.
Metal Grease Filter: As compared baffle filter, metal grease filter have different suction power. As metal grease filters have large slots, they suck the grease in proportions.
Ducting mode: In ducting mode element like oil, spice, grease gets trapped in the mesh filter. The smokes and the fumes are channeled out of the house. This type of mode requires PVC pipes, mostly people having own house use this mode, since it is permanent fixture. It is a better choice if you are planning for one time investment as the filters doesn’t need to be changed every now and then. The other details to be considered while opting for ducting mode are the diameter of the pipe, ducting length, number of bends the ducting pipe can have and the reliability.
Recycling mode: This type of mode uses the charcoal filter (filter used to absorb the odor) to sieve the smoke and fumes. The heavy particles like oil, grease and spice are trapped in the baffle or mesh filter. After the process of filtration, the refreshed and the clean air is re-circulated in the kitchen.
Tips to remember:
These are few tips and information for choosing and maintaining kitchen chimneys. So install kitchen chimney at your home and move a step forward towards fresh and better living with the new age modular kitchen.