Cherelle Fournier Range Hood January 28, 2019 13:01:31
From the look, you can be sure you are getting the best kitchen range hood. The first feature that will strike you is the slim-saving design. It will save you space yet deliver you with the greatest performance. For the same reason, you can use the range hood in apartments as well as condos. Although ducted, you can easily convert the Cosmo Under Cabinet Range Hood to the ductless hood by buying an activated charcoal. The carbon filter kit optional but you can buy it when buying the range hood. The ductless option is great for back or top venting. This is because you can install the range hood both under the cabinet and against the wall.
Since a build-up of grease can affect the efficient operation of a range hood over time, this model makes a great choice for the home cook that wants peak efficiency from a vent fan – without the hassle of regular in-depth manual cleaning. Additionally, this range hood has six speeds of fan operation and is capable of up to 750 CFM. This is very robust operation and will suit the needs of many households. The unit is on the upper-end of the price range for an under cabinet range hood, but it’s features and capabilities still represent a tremendous value.
Overall, users love the solid construction and quality look of this powerful under-cabinet range hood. This makes a great choice for cooks looking for a high CFM unit that will fit under existing cabinetry without compromising performance. For a wall-mounted range hood that looks great and offers high-power fan operation, the Cavaliere SV218B2-30 is hard to beat. This sleek stainless-steel range hood offers powerful operation and simple design elements compatible with the décor of many kitchens.
For a range hood on a budget, the Broan F403011 Two-Speed Convertible Range hood is a solid choice. The unit offers a variety of installation options and efficient operation that will meet basic kitchen needs. The F403011 offers convertible installation option – meaning it can be installed to vent horizontally or vertically, or can be installed to operate without ductwork. It offers a straightforward toggle switch to operate the fan at low or high speeds. It produces max CFM of 160 or 190 (depending on installation option).
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.
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.