As a stationary piece of equipment, hoods pose a challenge of how to clean vertically. There are many chemicals sold specifically for hood cleaning but they tend to be caustic and corrosive. Using a mild alkaline with a spray bottle or pressure washer will help maintain safe and clean hoods.
There is a silicone caulk along interior seams. Be careful not to break this seal with scraper.
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