Cherelle Fournier Range Hood January 27, 2019 08:46:09
Are you a serious homeowner who cares about the life and health of you and your loved ones? In case you are, dare to invest in a great quality range hoods such as the ZLine KB-36. Constructed of high-quality 430-brushed stainless steel, this hood will serve you for a lifetime without the need for replacement. This 36-inch wall-mounted hood is highly versatile. It is easily convertible to ductless. All you need to do is the optional activated charcoal filters that are sold separately. The unit is delivered with the blower and fan already installed and ready for use. The pre-install parts are factory tested to ensure they function flawlessly.
The sleek range hood delivers air speeds up to approximately 400 CFM and has bright LED lighting to illuminate your cooking range. The three-speed fan and lighting function are controlled by a digital touchscreen. One of the best things about this range is its convertible design. Whether your current configuration requires a vented or ductless exhaust system, this range hood is compatible — without the need to purchase an additional installation kit.
The Broan 413004 belongs to a series of non-ducted under cabinet hoods made to meet the highest environmental standards. It’s among the best in design quality and performance. The range hood offers optimal filtration giving your indoor environment fresh air at all times. The design of the device comprises a removable combination grease-charcoal filter. This offers a cleaner, safer indoor exhaust recirculation. There is also a fan optimized for years of service without requiring frequent replacement. Stainless steel construction is strong, rust-proof and durable.
While this is a lower end CFM capability, this range hood is a great budget buy and many users like that it does not require specialized or expensive light bulbs. Instead, the light operates using standard 75 watt bulbs. For a convertible range hood with more power than a budget model, choose the Broan QS1 with 220 CFM. Available in five color options, including the stainless-steel range hood on our list, this unit is versatile and will meet the needs of many kitchen configurations.
For a powerful and efficient under cabinet range hood, our top pick is the BV High Airflow Ducted Range Hood. Thanks to a unique slanted design and high CFM, this ducted range can keep the air circulated even with heavy smoke or high heat. This BV range hood is capable of up to 800 CFM thanks to dual motors. It has three fan speeds, with simple push-button controls that make operation easy. The slanted housing of this model allows for better air flow over the entire cooking range. On the underside of the housing, you’ll find stainless-steel baffles and a removable oil filter that are easy to remove and clean.
Ducted types of hoods are fitted with aluminum filters to trap any grease before odors and smoke are forced outside. Some models may feature stainless steel filters. It is you to decide what works best although the difference may not be big. However, you must remember to wash the filter in the dishwasher monthly to ensure filtering efficiency. In case your cooking involves a significant amount of grease (such as wok cooking or frying) then you should wash the filters more often. Ductless hoods usually use charcoal filters to remove grease, odors, and smoke. Unlike aluminum or stainless filters of the duct types of the range hoods, the charcoal filters are not washable. To serve you effectively, you will have to replace them monthly.