1) For optimal performance, clean the range hood surface and baffles regularly.
2) NEVER USE ABRASIVE CLEANERS, PADS, OR CLOTHS.
3) To Clean Hood Surface:
-Use only mild soap or detergent solutions. Dry surfaces using soft cloth.
-If hood looks splotchy (stainless steel hood), use a stainless steel cleaner to clean the surface of the hood.
-Avoid getting cleaning solution onto or into the control panel. Follow directions of the stainless steel cleaner. Caution: Do not leave on too long as this may cause damage to hood finish.
-Use soft towel to wipe off the cleaning solution, gently rub off any stubborn spots. Use dry soft towel to dry the hood.
-DO NOT allow deposits to accumulate or remain on the hood.
-DO NOT use ordinary steel wool or steel brushes. Small bits of steel may adhere to the surface and cause rusting.
-DO NOT allow salt solutions, disinfectants, bleaches, or cleaning compounds to remain in contact with stainless steel for extended periods. Many of these compounds contain chemicals, which may be harmful. Rinse with water after exposure and wipe dry with a clean lint free cloth.
4) To Clean Baffle Filter/Spacers (for Baffle Filter models only):
-DRAIN OIL FROM BAFFLE FILTERS, SPACERS & OIL TUNNEL (IF ANY) REGULARLY TO PREVENT OVERFLOW.
-Caution: Sharp Edges
-Remove all the baffle filters, spacers and oil tunnel (if any).
-Using a sponge, wash with warm soapy water.
-Baffle Filters are top rack dishwasher safe.
-Dry completely before returning into place.
5) To Clean Oil Containers, Safety Screens and Impellers (for Oil Container models only)
-DRAIN OIL CONTAINER BEFORE OIL CAN OVERFLOW.
-Spray a mild degreaser into the fan and turn on high speed. Liquid residue will accumulate in the oil containers.
-Cleaning Oil Containers:
i. Remove the oil container (round) by turning counter-clockwise.
ii. Remove the oil container (oval) by sliding forward.
iii. Wash with warm soapy water. Dry completely before returning into place.
iv. Top rack dishwasher safe.
-Cleaning Safety Screens:
i. Remove the safety screen screw and slide the safety screen out.
ii. Wash with warm soapy water. Dry completely before returning into place.
iii. Top rack dishwasher safe.