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10 Easy Pieces: Ceiling-Mounted Kitchen Range Hoods

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10 Easy Pieces: Ceiling-Mounted Kitchen Range Hoods

March 7, 2018

If you’ve survived a kitchen remodel, you might remember that choosing a vent hood is one of the least exciting (but crucial) parts of the process. And if your kitchen has a cooktop or range located in a central location, i.e. an island, your choice becomes more important, since the hood will become a visual focal point.

When it comes to ceiling-mounted vent hoods, the canopy should extend past the perimeter of the cooktop. Most of the styles we show here are convertible: They can be either vented—that is, attached to a vent or duct that sends cooking odors, heat, and grease to the outdoors—or unvented, by adding a recirculation option with charcoal filters to clean the air. (For more, see Remodeling 101: The Verdict on Vented vs. Non-Vented Range Hoods).

10 Easy Pieces CeilingMounted Kitchen Range Hoods The Gaggenau 400 Series Island Hood in stainless steel and measuring 47.\25 inches is \$3,599 at Home Shop Buy and through other Gagganeau dealers.
Above: The Gaggenau 400 Series Island Hood in stainless steel and measuring 47.25 inches is $3,599 at Home Shop Buy and through other Gagganeau dealers.
10 Easy Pieces CeilingMounted Kitchen Range Hoods The Wolf 4\2 Inch Island Chimney Range Hood has multiple blower speeds and a front mounted control panel. Available at ABT Electronics; contact for pricing information.
Above: The Wolf 42-Inch Island Chimney Range Hood has multiple blower speeds and a front-mounted control panel. Available at ABT Electronics; contact for pricing information.
10 Easy Pieces CeilingMounted Kitchen Range Hoods The Miele Island Decor Hood, as part of the company&#8\2\17;s Puristic Edition 6000 AM, is available in stainless (shown), black, white, and brown and is \$3,749.97 at Karl&#8\2\17;s Appliance.
Above: The Miele Island Decor Hood, as part of the company’s Puristic Edition 6000 AM, is available in stainless (shown), black, white, and brown and is $3,749.97 at Karl’s Appliance.
10 Easy Pieces CeilingMounted Kitchen Range Hoods The new Smeg 36” Portofino Chimney Hood is coming soon in stainless steel (shown), and is available in a range of colors for \$\1,499 on Amazon.
Above: The new Smeg 36” Portofino Chimney Hood is coming soon in stainless steel (shown), and is available in a range of colors for $1,499 on Amazon.
 

10 Easy Pieces CeilingMounted Kitchen Range Hoods The Bosch 800 Series 4\2 Inch Island Chimney Range Hood (\$\1,794.\10 at AJ Madison) has halogen lights, a built in timer, and speed touch controls.
Above: The Bosch 800 Series 42-Inch Island Chimney Range Hood ($1,794.10 at AJ Madison) has halogen lights, a built-in timer, and speed-touch controls.
10 Easy Pieces CeilingMounted Kitchen Range Hoods The Viking Professional 5 Series 36 Inch Island Mount Chimney Range Hood comes in stainless, Black, White, Apple Red, Graphite Gray, Cobalt Blue, and Burgundy (\$\2,549 for stainless, \$3,349 for colors at AJ Madison for the 36 inch model). Its backlit LED knobs retract when not in use.
Above: The Viking Professional 5 Series 36-Inch Island Mount Chimney Range Hood comes in stainless, Black, White, Apple Red, Graphite Gray, Cobalt Blue, and Burgundy ($2,549 for stainless, $3,349 for colors at AJ Madison for the 36-inch model). Its backlit LED knobs retract when not in use.

10 Easy Pieces CeilingMounted Kitchen Range Hoods The Miele 40 Inch Island Mount Chimney Hood is a convertible vent with an internal blower and stainless steel chimney housing; \$3,099 at AJ Madison.
Above: The Miele 40-Inch Island Mount Chimney Hood is a convertible vent with an internal blower and stainless steel chimney housing; $3,099 at AJ Madison.
10 Easy Pieces CeilingMounted Kitchen Range Hoods The Best Eclisse Series 40 Inch Island Chimney Range Hood (\$\2,095 at AJ Madison for the 40 inch model) combines black glass panels with light stainless steel. It can automatically detect excessive heat and adjust the blower speed accordingly.
Above: The Best Eclisse Series 40-Inch Island Chimney Range Hood ($2,095 at AJ Madison for the 40-inch model) combines black glass panels with light stainless steel. It can automatically detect excessive heat and adjust the blower speed accordingly.
10 Easy Pieces CeilingMounted Kitchen Range Hoods The Signature Hardware 36 Inch Artisan Series Island Range Hood is made of \24 gauge stainless steel and a three speed internal blower; \$549.95 at Signature Hardware.
Above: The Signature Hardware 36-Inch Artisan Series Island Range Hood is made of 24-gauge stainless steel and a three-speed internal blower; $549.95 at Signature Hardware.
10 Easy Pieces CeilingMounted Kitchen Range Hoods The ZLine 36 Inch 760 CFM Convertible Island Range Hood comes with an adjustable chimney and the option for ductless venting with carbon filters; \$6\1\1.93 at Wayfair.
Above: The ZLine 36-Inch 760 CFM Convertible Island Range Hood comes with an adjustable chimney and the option for ductless venting with carbon filters; $611.93 at Wayfair.
10 Easy Pieces CeilingMounted Kitchen Range Hoods The XO Low Profile Range Hood Island Mount Chimney in stainless steel has a 600 CFM motor and three speed blower; \$\1,\1\10.78 at Amazon.
Above: The XO Low Profile Range Hood Island Mount Chimney in stainless steel has a 600 CFM motor and three-speed blower; $1,110.78 at Amazon.
For more hoods and vents, see our posts:

Finally, get more ideas on how to evaluate and choose a new kitchen hood or vent in our Remodeling 101 Guide: Kitchen Hoods & Vents.

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