An exhaust hood, also called extractor hood, or range hood is a device that has a mechanical fan hanging above the stove or your cooktop in the kitchen. It helps to remove odors, airborne grease, fumes, combustion products, smoke, heat, and steam from the air by evacuation of the air and filtration.
Range hoods are no longer the simple, practical vent they used to be. Coming now in a variety of styles and materials, range vents can truly be a showcase of your kitchen design.
Types of Range Hoods
Depending on the structure of your kitchen and the type of cabinets you have above your countertops, there are a few options.