This is an essential but often overlooked part of the kitchen appliance set. Range hoods are responsible for extracting the hot air and cooking smells whenever you fire up the kitchen so it makes sense that you would do the research necessary to find the best ones.
How to choose a Range Hood for your home?
Your choice of range hood will depend on the needs of your home life, how powerful you want it to be, the size of your kitchen, the style of your other appliances, brand preferences, and more.
To be sure you are picking the right range hood for your home we recommend:
- Taking measurements of the kitchen space
- Comparing with pictures of your existing appliances
- Checking details of each model
- Matching brands with your other appliances for style
- Reading reviews on each product
How does it install a Range Hood?
Range hoods usually are bets done by reliable appliance installation services like Maydone. They require people that know what they are doing and can put the appliance in your kitchen without disturbing the other functionalities of the space and keeping the new appliance intact.
So, after you look at this list and consider your option, keep the Maydone numbers close for when you decide to get and install your new range hood.
The high-end option – Miele Model DAR1120
Miele is a german brand recognized worldwide for crafting some of the best kitchen appliances out there, reliable and made to last, this is a great choice for a range hood.
The DAR1120 model is a cabinet insert coming in 30 inches with a ton of power, up to 700 CFM, and it’s one of the most budget-conscious choices in high-end range hoods. It also comes with a ton of cool features you will appreciate:
- Its stainless steel
- Has a baffle filter, also made from stainless steel to scratch all the nasty cooking oils, and you can wash in the dishwasher without an issue
- LED lighting system called ClearView so you can see your cooking space clearly
- A temperature monitoring feature that helps reduce energy waste
- Simple controls
Most for your money – Broan-NuTone 413004
If you are not looking for extra features or high-end finishes then this is a great no-frills option, that will make the most of your money. This Broan model is a two-speed, air filtering system that will work great for those who are renting, don’t want to over-invest, or have stoves that are not installed against exterior walls.
It does the job, but keep in mind it is not designed for heavy-duty or busy kitchens.
Middle of the line – Samsung 30″ Wall Mount Hood in Stainless Steel
A solid range hood from a reliable brand that has many features and won’t break the bank, that’s what you get with the Samsung models.
Three ventilation speeds to handle any time of cooking, LED lights to keep things bright, energy-efficient, and quick to remove smoke and odors. A really solid choice for your home.