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FAQ | Catering Equipment 2017-01-04T17:57:21+00:00

Catering Equipment

Frequently asked questions about our hiring catering equipment from PKL.

A: LPG (Liquid Propane Gas) is generally found in cylinders and is a colourless and odourless gas. It needs to be stored outside due to health and safety legislation. Natural Gas is the gas that is piped into most homes and businesses from a main supplier.

Yes. The majority of our equipment is fitted with castors so it is easy to manoeuvre and clean. Dependent on the size of the equipment, you may need more than one person to move it safely.

No. It is not a necessity that an extraction system is used in conjunction with our equipment, but we would recommend it. We can provide Mobile Canopies, which provide a full extraction and fire suppression system. They are ideal in today’s health and safety conscious environment.

A: Yes. Our Gas Safe registered engineers can install and commission your chosen equipment safely and efficiently.

Our equipment is easily manoeuvred and as long as health and safety regulations are adhered to and services taken into consideration, you should then have the utmost flexibility when it comes to positioning the equipment.

We do have a range of mobile and central island canopies that have been designed to create temporary kitchens in internal buildings. These do have wheels that allow them to be easily maneuvered into place.

A: Yes. PKL Gas Safe registered engineers can provide on site training for all of our catering equipment.

A: We are happy to position the equipment for you. Please let your sales contact know if this is a requirement.

A: PKL have a policy of continuous equipment upgrades, while we have specialist facilities on site for the maintenance and repair of catering equipment. Every items of equipment passes through this facility before each hire. This minimises technical breakdowns and ensures that clients have available the very latest in catering facilities.

A: Yes. You will need to thoroughly clean the equipment to the same standard that it was delivered. Otherwise you may incur a cleaning charge. All cleaning duties will be explained to you when the equipment is first delivered.