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10 Easy Pieces: Wall-Mounted Chimney Range Hoods

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10 Easy Pieces: Wall-Mounted Chimney Range Hoods

November 29, 2017

Designed for situations when there is no cabinet above the stove, wall-mounted chimney range hoods are installed on the wall. 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 on this, see Remodeling 101: The Verdict on Vented vs. Non-Vented Range Hoods). Most hoods come in a range of widths; for comparison purposes, we’ve focused on 36-inch-wide models.

The Wolf 36-Inch Wall-Mount Chimney Range Hood has a high power blower, dishwasher-safe filters, LED lighting, and a telescoping chimney that reaches most ceiling heights. Contact AJ Madison for pricing and availability.
Above: The Wolf 36-Inch Wall-Mount Chimney Range Hood has a high power blower, dishwasher-safe filters, LED lighting, and a telescoping chimney that reaches most ceiling heights. Contact AJ Madison for pricing and availability.
The Smeg Flat 36-Inch Wall-Mount Chimney Hood is made in Italy and has a three-speed fan; $class=
Above: The Smeg Flat 36-Inch Wall-Mount Chimney Hood is made in Italy and has a three-speed fan; $1,299.99 at Bed, Bath & Beyond.
The sleek AGA Legacy Wall-Mount Canopy Chimney Range Hood is available in black, ivory, cranberry, vintage white, and stainless steel; $data-src=
Above: The sleek AGA Legacy Wall-Mount Canopy Chimney Range Hood is available in black, ivory, cranberry, vintage white, and stainless steel; $1,149 at AJ Madison.
The Viking Professional 5 Series 36-Inch Wall-Mount Chimney Range Hood has a built-in heat sensor, maintenance-free ventilators, and is $data-src=
Above: The Viking Professional 5 Series 36-Inch Wall-Mount Chimney Range Hood has a built-in heat sensor, maintenance-free ventilators, and is $1,749 at US Appliance. It requires the purchase of an internal or external blower, sold separately.
Bertazzoni’s Modular Series 36-Inch Wall-Mount Chimney Range Hood offers a contemporary style with steel-encased glass touch controls; $data-src=
Above: Bertazzoni’s Modular Series 36-Inch Wall-Mount Chimney Range Hood offers a contemporary style with steel-encased glass touch controls; $1,259 at AJ Madison.
The Smeg Portofino 36-Inch Wall-Mount Chimney Hood comes in stainless steel and six different colors; $data-src=
Above: The Smeg Portofino 36-Inch Wall-Mount Chimney Hood comes in stainless steel and six different colors; $1,499 at AJ Madison.
Miele’s Puristic Arca Wall Mount Chimney Hood has durable -layer grease filters, light-touch switches, and powerful radial blowers on both sides. It&#8
Above: Miele’s Puristic Arca Wall Mount Chimney Hood has durable 10-layer grease filters, light-touch switches, and powerful radial blowers on both sides. It’s $2,099 at AJ Madison for the 36-inch model.
La Cornue’s French-made CornuFe 90 Wall Hood ($4,900 at Abt Electronics for the 36-inch model in Suzanne Kasler colors) makes a bold statement in a kitchen. Available in a range of colors (including pink) and two finishes for the trim—polished brass or satin chrome. For more on La Cornue, see our post From La Cornue: The Cutting Edge in Kitchen Appliances.
Above: La Cornue’s French-made CornuFe 90 Wall Hood ($4,900 at Abt Electronics for the 36-inch model in Suzanne Kasler colors) makes a bold statement in a kitchen. Available in a range of colors (including pink) and two finishes for the trim—polished brass or satin chrome. For more on La Cornue, see our post From La Cornue: The Cutting Edge in Kitchen Appliances.
The Frigidaire 36-Inch Wall-Mount Chimney Range Hood has a centrifual fan, washable filters, and halogen lighting; $
Above: The Frigidaire 36-Inch Wall-Mount Chimney Range Hood has a centrifual fan, washable filters, and halogen lighting; $215.94 at Sears.
An Italian-made wall chimney hood in Ilve’s Majestic Collection 36-Inch Wall-Mount Hood costs $3,9 at AJ Madison for the stainless and $3,949 for seven different colors (shown in midnight blue). It comes with a four-speed fan, adjustable halogen spotlight, and two infrared heat lamps.
Above: An Italian-made wall chimney hood in Ilve’s Majestic Collection 36-Inch Wall-Mount Hood costs $3,199 at AJ Madison for the stainless and $3,949 for seven different colors (shown in midnight blue). It comes with a four-speed fan, adjustable halogen spotlight, and two infrared heat lamps.
For a more traditional look, consider the Victoria 36-Inch Wall-Mount Chimney Ventilation Hood made by Smeg. It&#8
Above: For a more traditional look, consider the Victoria 36-Inch Wall-Mount Chimney Ventilation Hood made by Smeg. It’s available in black, cream, and stainless steel, it has ergonomic control knobs and two halogen lights; $1,699.99 at Bed, Bath & Beyond.
The Gaggenau 0 Series 36-Inch Wall Hood has a low-noise blower, delay shut-off function, high-level grease absorption, and three power levels. Contact Abt for pricing and availability.
Above: The Gaggenau 200 Series 36-Inch Wall Hood has a low-noise blower, delay shut-off function, high-level grease absorption, and three power levels. Contact Abt for pricing and availability.
For more see our all our posts in our Hoods & Vents guide. For other range hood styles, see 10 Easy Pieces: Low-Profile Range Hoods.

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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