What is a sone rating for range hoods?

Answer Sone is the measurement of sound in appliances, which is rated on a scale of 1 to 7. The lower the sone rating, the quieter your range will be. It is best to consider how noise will impact your ran... Read More »

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How to Calculate CFM for Range Hoods?

A range hood is a very useful tool for minimizing smoke, steam, and odors produced when cooking. The hood is mounted above your cooktop, and has a fan that pulls air through ductwork and outside yo... Read More »

How Do I Determine the CFM for Range Hoods?

FactsBase the Cubic Feet per Minute (CFM) on the size and type of range, size of kitchen and the way you cook. CFM is the amount of air the hood removes each minute and an indication of how well th... Read More »

Are ventless range hoods legal?

Ventless range hoods are not illegal. They recirculate exhaust air back into the room with all the odors and moisture associated with cooking. For years building codes have accepted a ventless or d... Read More »

Who manufactures Kenmore range hoods?

The Kenmore company manufactures a wide selection of range hoods itself. Kenmore appliances date back to 1927, and are only sold at Sears. Today, Kenmore is the largest manufacturer of appliances i... Read More »