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The Best Kitchen Exhaust Hoods

Updated on November 2, 2010

You will really be upset if you allow your bacon fat to damage your freshly-painted kitchen ceiling. Well, that really happens when you do not have a good kitchen exhaust hood installed. It is really not an SOP since you can absolutely cook a decent meal without it. It is not a piece of kitchen equipment that is a must-have in your kitchen in order for you to cook a meal. BUT it is really necessary for you to keep your kitchen and your whole house odor-free and your kitchen ceiling clean.

You do not want to have a greasy kitchen right? Nor would you like a house that smells like a smoked tuna. A kitchen needs a good exhaust hood, especially for those kitchens which are used a lot. Here are the five best kitchen exhaust hoods - which are not just chosen because of their function but because they add style into your kitchen design.

Broan 413004 Economy 30-Inch Two-Speed Non-Ducted Range Exhaust Hood, Stainless Steel
Broan 413004 Economy 30-Inch Two-Speed Non-Ducted Range Exhaust Hood, Stainless Steel

Broan 413004 Economy 30-Inch Two-Speed Non-Ducted Range Exhaust Hood, Stainless Steel

This item does not need a duct since it filters through charcoal. It is a 75 watt cooktop lighting that is both an exhaust hood, and the lighting feature for illuminated cooking. The non ducted filter is as effective as the ducted ones since charcoal has the ability to absorb smoke and odors. It has a rocket-type 2 speed fan and light control.

“This product is so great because of its non-ducted installation system. This really saves a lot of space in my apartment kitchen. Furthermore, the stainless steel design is not just beautiful and very modern but it is easier to clean compared to my plastic old one.” – Phoemella Miranda

Broan RM503604 Broan Elite Rangemaster 35-7/16-Inch Stainless Steel Range Hood
Broan RM503604 Broan Elite Rangemaster 35-7/16-Inch Stainless Steel Range Hood

Broan RM503604 Broan Elite Rangemaster 35-7/16-Inch Stainless Steel Range Hood

This Broan Elite Rangemaster has a two 40 2att incandescent lamps which could make your cooking easier with because of the illumination. It has a multi speed control which with a Heat Sentry feature that detects heat. Once heat is detected the blower adjusts to a higher speed automatically. The kitchen hood installs  so that the unit is 24 to 30 inches above the cooking surface; thought the mount really depends on the ceiling height. This is really a great exhaust hood, but if you have not bought one of this yet, it is better to measure your kitchen ceiling first before purchase for an optimum level of the hood.

 

“The stainless steel design of this exhaust hood really compliments my stainless steel range. It is a combination of the traditional hood and the modern non-ducted ones. But I have really preferred this over my old non-ducted hood because of the high end features it has.”- Jade Collins

Zephyr Power AK2500S 30 Inch Hurricane Under Cabinet Range Hood With 695 CFM Internal Blower - Stainless Steel
Zephyr Power AK2500S 30 Inch Hurricane Under Cabinet Range Hood With 695 CFM Internal Blower - Stainless Steel

Zephyr Power AK2500S 30 Inch Hurricane Under Cabinet Range Hood With 695 CFM Internal Blower - Stainless Steel

This cabinet range hood is really a great product. It has many features such as self-cleaning features, power air circulation and with quiet blowers. Furthermore, it adds beauty and style to a modern looking kitchen with its contemporary design. 

“This is cool. Indeed it is both beauty and high techy function! The installation is also really easy. The halogen lighting is also really cool. I haven’t tried the automatic cleaning though, but with an automatic cleaning feature, this is really high-end! But all-in-all, this is a product for those who does a lot of cooking. “- Sandra Munich

Akdy 36" Euro Style Az668i Stainless Steel Island Mount Range Vent Hood
Akdy 36" Euro Style Az668i Stainless Steel Island Mount Range Vent Hood

Akdy 36" Euro Style Az668i Stainless Steel Island Mount Range Vent Hood

This Akdy 36” Euro Style Az668i stainless steel range vent hood is great for your island ranges. It is really made for an island range kitchen and would add beauty into your kitchen with its stainless steel body, which is made out of a high quality stainless steel metal. It has a 3 speed control with an electronic push switch buttons—That is absolutely so modern. It has a telescopic chimney that fits up to 8 to 9 ft. ceiling. This also has a ductless option, but with an additional carbon filters. Either way, it is really a great piece for your kitchen needs.

“Really beautiful! I am just starting to renovate my kitchen and have decided to change my hood first, people have been complimenting my new kitchen looks—It’s just the hood. I ended up doing minor renovations for my kitchen. This has really made my kitchen look very classy.” – Salvador Torre

LessCare LH5-36G Island Mount 36" Stainless Steel Range Hood (Vent)
LessCare LH5-36G Island Mount 36" Stainless Steel Range Hood (Vent)

LessCare LH5-36G Island Mount 36" Stainless Steel Range Hood (Vent)

This stainless steel island range hood is a European design which is a unique style for these day’s usual kitchen hood designs. It is not just all beauty but it also does the work. It has quiet blowers and effective function. It has a three speed control and 2 halogen lights for better cooking illumination. The glass too is terrific. Furthermore, it has a removable dishwasher safe aluminum grease filter for easy cleaning.

“This is really a great product. Very stylish too! It says it has a removable grease filter that I can put in my dishwasher. I haven’t tried it yet though, but I am so excited to put it on my dishwasher. Well, this is just too good for trials I guess I just have to hand wash it in the first few cleanings. But It’s tempting.” –

Janish Smith

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    ed77burns 

    7 years ago

    I like all of them.Probably would use it in my kitchen.

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