How far does a range hood have to be above the cooking surface?

Answer The bottom of a range hood generally should be 18 to 24 inches above the cooking surface. Heights of 24 to 30 inches should be used for range hoods with high-capacity ventilators. However, follow t... Read More »

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Can an over the range microwave hood fan combination be installed above a jennair dual fuel downdraft slide in range?

According to the installation manual for Jenn-Air downdraft ranges..."any other air movement devices such as ceiling fans, air conditioner registers, etc. can create air currents which interfere wi... Read More »

What is the width of a range hood for a 42-inch range?

Many manufacturers make 42-inch range hoods that are designed to be installed over 42-inch cooktops. The hoods come both in professional and economy models. Most can be installed easily above the ... Read More »

What is a range hood?

A range hood is the fan located over a range or stove in a kitchen. It provides ventilation and helps circulate air and remove odors will cooking. Many range hoods have lights built in to provide e... Read More »

What is a convertible range hood?

Range hoods are ventilation devices that collect and disperse the odors, grease and smoke that are the unwanted byproducts of cooking food. They are usually made of metal and are mounted beneath th... Read More »