Cooker hood carbon filters - cleaning, longevity

Last updated 05/04/2023 09:29


  • How to clean the carbon filter in my cooker hood?
  • How to replace the carbon filter in my cooker hood?
  • How long the carbon filters can be used?
  • How to restore a long-life carbon filter?

Applies to

  • Cooker hoods


How to change and maintain your Cooker Hood Filter

Please see the videos below.

1. Standard carbon filters must be replaced approx. every 3-6 months or more often if the hood is used intensively. 

  • The saturation of the carbon filter occurs after more or less prolonged use, depending on the type of cooking and the regularity of cleaning of the grease filter. 
  • Standard carbon filters may NOT be washed or regenerated.
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  • Replace the filters every 3-6 months depending on how saturated they are (refer to user instructions)
  • Some hood models indicate the filter saturation by displaying an icon or symbol

2. Long-life carbon filters can usually be washed and restored when they no longer absorb the steam coming from saucepans. 
  • Under normal circumstances, the filters need to be washed every 3–4 months, or more frequently with intensive use.
  • If you use the cooker hood intensively, you should only wash long-life carbon filters a maximum of 5 times. In other cases, the filters can be washed up to 8 times before it is necessary to replace them.
  • When the filters no longer absorb the smell from food preparation, you need to replace them. 

3. Restoring long-life carbon filters:

  • Put the filter in the dishwasher and use an intensive washing cycle at max. 70°C, without using any soap.
  • The filter can also be rinsed under hot tap water, without using a sponge.
  • Place the filter in the oven, when it has been drained.
  • Set the oven to 60°C and keep the filter there for 7 minutes
  • Let both the oven and filter cool before returning it to the hood.
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