Katriane Rousseau Range Hood February 01, 2019 10:01:00
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.
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.
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 SV218B2-30 has a six-speed fan, which is more speed options than many competitors. At top speed, it has airflow speeds of 900 CFM. This is top capacity for residential range hoods available on the market today. Other standout capabilities include a timer function, a 15-minute auto-shutoff option and a reminder to clean the unit after every 30 hours of use. The dual-chamber motor also is designed to dampen noise and keeps fan noise between 25dB and 56dB. The under-hood lighting is halogen, and located to the rear of the hood. It doesn’t offer as much illumination on the cooking surface as some range hoods.
Proline Wall or Under Cabinet Range Hood is the last of our top 10 best range hood reviews not because it is the lowest quality of all. It is because if we had to rank them in one way or another. That said; this unit will capture your attention because of its wonderful design. The PLJW 185.30 super slim contour is ingeniously designed to save you space. It offers a height of a paltry 5 inches which will be barely noticeable in your kitchen yet the overall configuration it gives will capture anyone’s attention.