Easy clean chimney or auto clean chimney - this is a confusion many people face when they think of setting up their kitchen. If you too are in a bit of a soup about choosing the correct appliance, we have some details and answers for you.
In today's fast-paced world, convenience and efficiency are valued more than ever before. This principle extends to even the most basic household appliances, including chimneys, which play a crucial role in maintaining a clean and healthy kitchen environment. Traditionally, Easy Clean Chimneys, primarily an European concept have been the go-to choice, but over a period with technological advancements, auto clean chimneys have emerged as a very popular alternative.
If you are looking for the perfect chimney for your kitchen and are confused between both options, we are here to make your decision easy. Let us look at the key differences between Easy and Auto clean chimneys and help you make the choice regarding which is better for you.
Easy Clean Chimneys: Here you are provided with Baffle Filters of Stainless Steel these accumulate grease and oil particles from cooking fumes by obstructing airflow. One needs to clean these in hot soapy water after every 15-20 days depending on the oil being used in the cooking and the frying habits of the household.
Auto Clean Chimneys: Auto clean chimneys are filter-less so the smoke with grease goes inside the chimney and some it gets collected in the Motor housing and inside body. This chimney is equipped with an automatic cleaning mechanism that when activated heats the motor housing and melts the oil which then drips down in the oil collector. After that one needs to get the oil collector remove and clean and place it back. The auto clean function needs to be performed in 20-30 days depending upon the oil being used in the cooking. The bottom surface of thy grid needs to be wiped cleaned every 2-3 days to avoid oil being deposited there.
Easy Clean Chimneys: One needs to clean the filters after every 15-20 days depending on the oil being used in the cooking and the frying habits of the household. Every 3-4 months one should call the service center and get the chimney cleaned and serviced.
Auto Clean Chimneys: Thanks to their automatic cleaning mechanism, auto clean chimneys significantly reduce the cleaning frequency and one can do the cleaning every 20-30 days depending on thye oil being used in cooking. Here also the periodic servicing is required through service center every 4-5 months.
Easy Clean Chimneys: Normally these chimneys are available in 1000/1100/1250 m3/h suction and can be selected as per requirement.
Auto Clean Chimneys: Normally these chimneys are available in 1050/1200/1400 m3/h suction and can be selected as per requirement. Here one can also get the Chimneys with BLDC motors with 9 speed operations and stir fry function. Recently Glen has introduced a new concept of Double Draft Suction also where the suction happens at 2 levels to catch all the smoke.
Longevity and Performance
Both type of chimneys in case maintained well can last more than 15 years. Regular maintenance and servicing will keep these chimneys always functional and good to use.
We have given you comparison of both the types of technology and based on your requirement you may select any chimney you like.
In case any help is required in the selection process you may call the Helpline of Glen Appliances or click the link given here. Glen will be too happy to select a chimney as per your requirement.