The Viking Range Hood VWH560481 is a top notch 60″ wall mount vent hood. This virtually seamless piece of stainless steel makes any kitchen stand out.
Some of the most notable features on this Viking range hood are that it does not have a chimney, which means that this is an under cabinet range hood. Bright LED lights sit underneath and are fully dimmable so you can adjust the lighting as needed. Heat lamps are also found underneath, allowing you to keep your food warm. There is a heat sensor that automatically adjusts the blower power as temperatures get higher. Also, the controls to this range hood are knobs that extend when needed and retract when not in use.
An important note on this viking range hood is that it does not come with a blower installed. So plan accordingly as you will need to purchase this range hood and a ventilator to be operational. This hood accepts ventilators that are internal, external or in-line (See this article about the different types of ventilators). Depending on where you get your blower, you can expect to pay anywhere from around $600 – $1200 for a blower.
In this case, you do get what you pay for. Viking is an amazing appliance brand and you get nothing less than expected in this range hood. Being virtually seamless and and amazing control knobs it can make any kitchen really stand out. For this range hood to look good in a kitchen, it must be underneath a cabinet or molding that reaches to top of this hood. Not something easily done when in the market for a 60″ range hood.
Viking Range Hood VWH560481 Specs
- Heavy duty, commercial style
- Dimensions: 60″ Width, 18″ Height, 24″ Depth
- Backlit, fully retractable control knobs
- Dishwasher safe, industrial baffle filters
- Dimmable LED lights
- Multi-speed blower
- Heat sensor activates blower if cooking temperatures get too high