hood advice

melkel31April 2, 2014

I posted this on the kitchen forum but then realized this may be a better place to post?? :) (I am new to GW)... Anyway, we are remodeling and putting in a 30" commercial style KA gas range and need a 30" hood. We prefer to get an under the cabinet style bc of space- need cabinets above. any recommendations are much appreciated! BTW wanting to keep it economical and not spend a whole lot of money on a hood - function is important but spending a ton of $$$ on remodel - if it works well and is inexpensive that's good too! ;)

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deeageaux

Broan Elite E64000 Series E6430SS $609

Kobe SQ Series CH2230SQ $700

Both give you decent though not ideal capture area.

Kobe gives you a little more power and quiet.

I know people in kitchens forum are recommending generic Chinese hoods with good specs. I would not. Expensive products from China from a company with a long track record for quality yes. Chinese products at the dollar store maybe. Expensive products from relatively new Chinese company NO.

    Bookmark   April 2, 2014 at 8:47AM
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CT_Rob

Even with an under cabinet hood you may have unusable cabinet space depending on how you vent the hood.

    Bookmark   April 2, 2014 at 9:52AM
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melkel31

yeah true, we have that now but still get more than none haha! ;)

    Bookmark   April 2, 2014 at 12:32PM
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feisty68

Looking forward to reading more replies :)

    Bookmark   April 2, 2014 at 2:46PM
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attofarad

If you have the flexibility, you should go with the 36" hood width for your 30 inch "commercial style" gas range. I did that, even for my 30" induction range. For the Broan above, the difference is only $20.

I have the E6036SS Broan, with a 600cfm roof mounted remote blower, and a duct silencer (muffler) in line. Total came to about $1050; the blower was off eBay (new) for maybe $175 cheaper than retail. Quiet, works okay.

This post was edited by attofarad on Thu, Apr 3, 14 at 20:09

    Bookmark   April 3, 2014 at 8:02PM
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