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How Do I Replace My Range Hood Lights?

Before we can discuss how to replace your Range Hood lights, you first need to know a little bit about the type of light base you have and the socket it will be inserted into. The socket holds the bulb in place and serves as the bridge between the bulb and the power source, providing […]

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Why Choose a Stainless Steel Appliance?

Stainless Steel has been the material of choice for Restaurants and commercial kitchens for many years. Why? Because it is durable, long lasting and so easy to clean. When used in a residential kitchen, the benefits for choosing in both small and large appliances such as stoves, range hoods, refrigerators, dishwashers or mixers and toasters […]

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How Do I Compare Halogen and LED Lights?

  All lights are not created equal. There are many defining differences that are easy to compare between a Halogen light bulb and an LED light bulb. But before we compare, lets take a look at the basics; How does an LED bulb or Halogen bulb produce light? HALOGEN LIGHTS A Halogen light is basically […]

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Choosing Correct Duct Size for Your Range Hood

The diameter of your duct and the length of the ductwork are critical considerations to ensure that your new Range Hood will operate efficiently and quietly. Why does the diameter of my duct matter? The diameter of your ductwork is vital to the performance of your Range Hood or Vent Hood. When the Blower is […]

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A Quick Guide to The Right Size Range Hood

How much CFM do I need for my Range Hood? In this article we will discuss why the type of cooktop you have will determine the Range Hood or Vent Hood that will best suit your needs.  A range hood over a gas cooktop will need to be larger and require higher CFM than a […]

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Welcome to Range Hood Reviews

Your source for independent Range Hood Reviews and information   We’re here to help…. Here at Range Hood Reviews, our purpose is to provide you with the education and information you need in order to assist you in choosing the perfect Range Hood that will complement your kitchen, your cooking style and specific situation. So […]

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Choosing the Right Indoor Range Hood, Part 3

Indoor Range Hood Types: Ductwork or Ductless You need to know how you will be venting your hood.  There are two ways to remove the smoke, heat, odor, and grease from the air. They are called “Vented” or “Ducted” or “Ductless”. The most effective way to maintain a pleasant & clean cooking area is to […]

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Learn about CFM, Sones, Range Hood Noise Levels and choosing the right range hood for your kitchen.

Choosing the Right Indoor Range Hood: CFM, Sones, and More

CFM Rating A range hood blower’s ability to move the air is measured in cubic feet per minute or CFM.  The CFM listed for a hood indicates the maximum power available at full speed. To determine what CFM you will need for your range hood, you need to consider a few things. An electric cook […]

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Choosing the Right Indoor Vent Hood

Vent Hood Mounting Type First of all, know where you are installing your vent hood and how your hood will be mounted.  Is the installation a wall mount, under cabinet, island hood or an insert. Let me define them here. Wall mounted hoods are designed to be installed on a vertical wall directly above the […]

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Choosing The Right Indoor Range Hood, An Introduction

Before purchasing a Range Hood you will want to become familiar with what is available out there and exactly what to consider when purchasing your new Vent Hood. In this article we will discuss what features to consider when selecting a great Range Hood and help you narrow down your choices. The type of mounting, […]

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How to Clean Stainless Steel Range Hoods or Appliances

How to Clean Stainless Steel Range Hoods or Appliances

How to Clean Stainless Steel Stainless steel is frequently used in kitchens and bathrooms.  It is known for it’s luster, sheen and ability to be a clean surface that resists rust and corrosion. Popular among appliances, most kitchens have plenty of stainless steel to care for. Using the correct method and product on your range […]

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Types of Range Hood Blowers – Local vs. Inline

The fan units inside a Range Hood are commonly called “Blowers”.  The Range Hood Blower is what will draw the air into your Range Hood. There are essentially two different categories of blowers; Local Blower or Remote blower. A Local Blower is located directly inside your range hood. Hence the name “Local”.  Local blowers can […]

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Why is CFM Important?

CFM is the acronym for “Cubic Feet per Minute”, which is a measurement of air volume. It is used in measuring the amount of airflow from a vent hood that can be moved through the blower or fan in one minute.  This is a rating attributed to fan power. Most Range Hood Blowers use the […]

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What Are Sones?

The noise level of most Range Hoods or Vent Hoods is measured in “Sones”.  A Sone is a recognized measurement of perceived loudness. Sones are measured in units and use a linear scale. The lower the sone value, the quieter the perceived loudness or, in this case, your Range Hood. The measurement begins at 1.0 […]

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Welcome to Range Hood Review

We’ll be adding range hood reviews and ratings in the coming days, weeks and months on a steady basis. We’ll choose some of the most popular range hood models from the best brands in the industry, including: Broan, Viking, Wolf, Vent-a-Hood, Cavaliere, Windster, Zephyr, Air King, Nutone and more. We’re excited to show what we’ve […]

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