Harrietta Gauthier Range Hood January 27, 2019 08:46:08
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.
Some users note that the fan is not ultra-quiet, but many agree that for an affordable price, the overall value of this range hood is still excellent. It is only available in a stainless-steel finish, which is the most common finish for wall-mounted range hoods. Choose this hood if you’re looking for a sleek and efficient unit that offers both ducted and ductless operation.
A very loud range hood is not good for installation because such sounds may be disruptive. The sound that comes from range hoods is measured in terms of sones. Generally, one sone is equal to the sound you hear when a refrigerator is running. Normal tone conversations are approximated to measure about 4 sones while that of light road traffic is measured at 8 sones. Manufacturers of range hoods usually label their products with the loudness measurement in sones. Be keen to buy one that is not so loud. This may become a challenge because the lower the loudness measurement the lower the CFM measurement the hood will have. Therefore, you must balance between sound and power.
The KB36 Wall Hood requires 110v/60Hz to work with an output of 1290 cubic meter per hour or 760 cubic feet per minute. The interior workings of the range feature 4-speed touch sensitive electronic filters. To make your cooking easier, the hood features nice and bright two 20w tilting halogen lights that illuminate the cook-top. A strong feature of this unit is the ZLine’s Baffle Filters. These filters will purify the air by removing smoke and grease. The great performance of the KB-36 is a function of its 760CFM four-speed motor featuring a timer and an automatic shutoff capability. The unit measures 36 inches x 19.7 inches x 10.5 inches.
The range hood features a 3-speed motor driving two aluminum micro-cell grease filters. These filters are dishwasher safe to give you no hassles when cleaning them for reuse. To assist you with your cooking, the unit is fitted with two high-quality LED lights each of which has 49 bulbs. This brightness is not comparable with many competing brands that feature only 15 bulbs per LED light. A flexible aluminum duct offers easy attachment to wall or ceiling. However, this range hood from Kitchen Bath Collection is capable of ventless installation. Unlike other brands, this conversion to ventless installation will require no additional installation kit. It comes with charcoal carbon filters.
The unit is extremely easy to install. Besides being 4-way convertible, it is one of the most versatile hood ranges you can ever buy. Conversion is easy. Simply remove the cover plate from the front side of the hood and install the non-ducted filter (the filter is sold separately). The minimum height above the cook-top necessary for installation is 18 inches.