Harrietta Gauthier Range Hood January 31, 2019 06:50:01
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.
This Euro-Style range hood from Golden Vantage offers a high-end look that complements any kitchen island. The range hood is capable of up to 400 CFM, which is suitable for many everyday cooking tasks. The Golden Vantage Euro-Style Island Mount Range Hood has a three-speed fan, controlled by push buttons. The noise level is capped at 65 decibels, which is slightly noisier than some range hoods on our list. However, users find the noise level to be acceptable and not overly disturbing.
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.
The Chef PS18 30-inch qualifies if you are in need of a contemporary design range hood. It is simplistic in design but offers a performance you can only expect from the sophisticated and expensive models. Unlike most models in this best range review that feature 3-speed motors, the PS18 comes with a powerful and versatile 6-speed motor.
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.
Unless you are among the 0.66 percent of the American populations who suffer from Phantosmia (smell hallucinations), any smell coming from your home should be a cause for concern. The commonest source of such smell is the kitchen. It is particularly true if you frequently cook on a high-powered stove. That’s where the best range hoods come in. Range hoods vent the smoke that causes the bad smell. They also trap grease resulting from certain styles of cooking. A good quality range hood is a vital part of any kitchen configuration. It offers the most assured way to remove dangerous smoke and odors from the kitchen.