The cooker hood is likely to be an appliance within your home which you do not pay too much attention to, unless you’re looking to remove steam and cooking odours from your kitchen. Due to not using the cooker hood that often, there’s also a good chance that you haven’t replaced either of the filters within it.
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I’ve been thinking a lot about cooker hood fans lately, yes this is how exciting my life is.
My flatmates are constantly cooking sausages and beef* burgers (*horse) in our kitchen and the smell tends to linger. It’s winter, it’s cold and opening the windows is not an option for more than 7 seconds to help air the place out.
The least glamorous of the kitchen appliances has to be the cooker hood. It’s arguable whether it’s even an appliance. It just cleans up some of the mess created by another appliance. So a video explaining how they work and what you can do to keep yours working properly was always going to be a tough call. But we think Matt’s just about pulled it off in his latest video.
The cooker hood is responsible for extracting the air around hob, funnelling grease from collecting elsewhere in the kitchen and helping to keep cooking smells to a minimum. It’s a little known fact, but your extractor fan needs regular maintenance in order for it to perform fully. All the filters on a cooker hood should be replaced at least once every year to keep your kitchen from becoming smelly. If you’ve got a metal filter on your extractor fan this should either be cleaned of grease build up or replaced. In this new video Rory will show you how to clean the grease from a metal cooker hood filter.Read more