Range Hoods


Looking for most powerful street-legal home range hood

by btuenthusiast 3 months ago

Just bought a beautiful new home with a 48" bluestar range and a ventahood with 2 300 CFM magic lung blowers. I love cooking with high heat to get that perfect sear, but the vent a hood barely cle...

Range Hood for Short Ceilings

by MaestraKarine 2 years ago

Just opened wall between kitchen & dining room. Range is not centered in the opening. Can't install wall mount hood because it will be visible on 3 sides. Chimney hoods are too long. Ceiling is...

Best range hood insert and size?

by kymobrophy 12 months ago

We're renovating our kitchen and I'm in need of advice, please. We will have a 48" Wolf Range and need to purchase a hood insert (photo attached): 1. What size should we get? 48 or 52" ...

Need advice please: Our range hood stopped working and needs to be replaced

by helpermonkey 1 year ago

Ok, so first off, I don't really know much about range hoods. I've never had one before we bought this house. The house was redone in 1979 and the hood was installed around then. It's a 40 year old...

Powerful Range Hood Suggestions?

by danbandman 1 year ago

Need a range hood to match my super high BTU Gas range I just got. Everything I’ve seen (whirlpool/Broan) seems pretty cheap. Thinking I need 400-600 CFUs and looking for low Sones (noise). Wh...

NYC Restaurants that Make the Most of Little Infrastructure

by the mess 1 year ago

Hi New Yorkers! I'm about to pull the trigger on buying a little sandwich shop, which I would ultimately like to transform into a late-night spot featuring Spanish-inspired snacks. The place has...

Range Hood CFM?

by PiperBob 1 year ago

Wife and I are starting planning for a major kitchen renovation. One of the important considerations is cooking with a wok. I think I've settled on a 48" Bluestar range with the 25,000 BTU burners....

Advice on Range ventilation problem/possible solution

by janniecooks 8 years ago

We're considering a new house with an over-the-range microwave that doubles as the range hood. Problem is that the microwave is not vented outside. That's not going to work for me. It is not pos...

Kitchen Hoods - Is yours spotless?

by mobiledynamics 2 years ago

New kitchen planning. Haven't started the shopping yet, but I am leaning on something that is still looks ~beautiful/residential~ but performs. When I say performs, most hoods do 3 main things. it ...

Do You Own a VENT A HOOD Exhaust Hood Over Your Stove??

by MarkG 13 years ago

there is what seems to be a complex internal cleaning process because the oil that is sucked up by the fan is collected in a internal collection unit. and there are other maintenance issues as well...

ProLine Range Hoods

by GroundCharles 2 years ago

We are looking for a wall mounted range hood for our kitchen renovation. The hoods available from ProLine (http://www.prolinerangehoods.com/) look good and the prices are right, but reviews of the...

Restaurants with no kitchen hood

by rosecrean1 5 years ago

Does anyone know any current popular restaurants in NYC that operate without a hood in their kitchen?

New kitchen - no range hood?

by dubedo 10 years ago

My husband and I are in the process of buying our first house. The kitchen leaves much to be desired but we went in expecting to buy new countertops and -most important - a new stove/range. But tod...

Where can I get helpful, unbiased reviews of major appliances?

by CindyJ 6 years ago

I think there's a wealth of reliable information here on Chowhound regarding users' favorable and unfavorable experiences with specific brands/models of major appliances. But I'm wondering what ot...

How To Choose A Range Hood

by ricepad 3 years ago

Mrs. ricepad and I are ditching our over-the-stove microwave as part of a partial kitchen remodel. Eventually, we will be replacing the electric cooktop with a gas unit, and getting new countertops...

Range hood solution for open peninsula: Downdraft? Unobtrusive hood?

by janelle 7 years ago

We're remodeling our kitchen, and in the process are taking down the wall between it and the dining room to make everything feel more open and spacious. The range (a 36" Viking drop-in 6 burner) wi...


by conttador 4 years ago

Hello, I am upgrading from a 36" Bluestar Cooktop to a 48" range or rangetop. I currently have a 42" Bluestar 1200 CFM chimney hood and I'm wondering if I could get away with using a 42" hood wi...

Range vent hood - 400cfm and stay in code or get a the 600cmf I want - heated make up air??

by FrznrthS 3 years ago

Hi I am putting a new gas range and a vent to go with it. I am planing on an external blower. The good people at Broan mentioned that I will need at least a 400cfm to cover the BTUs that my rang...

Vent-a-Hood or Kenmore pro-style canopy range hood?

by Nankypu13 4 years ago

I'm looking for a wall-mounted stainless steel canopy range hood for my 30-inch Kenmore gas range. I boil maple syrup outdoors in March and finish it on the stove, so I need something powerful enou...

Venting for an induction cooktop

by KLMJGM 7 years ago

We are going to be building a new house and have decided on a 36" induction cooktop. Do we need a range hood, or would an over-the-range-convection microwave be sufficient? Thanks for any advice ...