Elaine Bernard Range Hood January 31, 2019 06:50:04
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 hood features an advanced grease filter that is easy to clean. It achieves an air movement of 160 cubic feet per minute which may be low but still performs quietly and efficiently. For the round duct, the hood can achieve air movement of 190-CFM. To illuminate your working area at your kitchen countertop, the range accepts a 75-watt light bulb is sold separately.
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.
In case you have set side good amount of money because you need a high-quality range hood for your kitchen, then BV 30-inch Under Cabinet Ducted Range Hood is a great choice. It is fitted with dual motors capable of delivering up to 800 CFM air flow. The motor drives a 3-speed fan with push-button control.
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.
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.