Opinions on 36' Hood over 30' cooktop?
(This is my first post, so if I'm doing something wrong, please let me know!)
What do you think about installing a 36" range hood over my 30" gas cooktop?
Currently there are wall cabinets next to the cooktop, and these have quite the grease buildup on the lower corners from frequent cooking. I am planning on replacing these with open shelving during the remodel. It seems like having a larger hood might help keep these open shelves freer from grease. but I wonder if 36" would look unbalanced--big (would 3" extra on each side do that?) or if 30" would look unbalanced--small since the cooktop's black grates reach all the way to the edge unlike my current one.
Pictures of the current space, vent hood, and cooktop: