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Please help with kitchen hood decision for Bluestar 48 inch range

Posted by Doba (My Page) on
Thu, Mar 14, 13 at 22:18

If anyone out there has any experience with Bluestar or the other higher output ranges and has a painted white hood above it I would love to know how it's going for you. I had been planning to order a white wood hood with an insert , but was advised today that I may not be happy in a year or so. I was told that if I use the wok or griddle,the white paneled hood may yellow. I only have 48 inches for the maximum depth and cannot go beyond 24 inches for the depth. I am about start our kitchen reno. and have to make a quick decision. Should I just take a chance or go with a stainless hood with white paneling above. I have 8 foot ceilings. BTW, I live in MD(closer to DC) and am using a custom cabinet maker in PA. I haven't seen him mentioned here yet. I am very happy with him and will post photos as soon as my kitchen is done. He does beautiful work.


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RE: Please help with kitchen hood decision for Bluestar 48 inch r

We don't have white painted hood, but we have a cherry wood hood with an insert. Our Bluestar is 36", and we use the wok at least once a week. We've had it for a few months, and no problem with the wood hood, not sure if the painted hood would be any different, but it seems I see the big cooktops with painted wood hoods quite often.
Good luck- I know you'll love your Bluestar- it's the favorite part of our kitchen.


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RE: Please help with kitchen hood decision for Bluestar 48 inch r

jabbie - what size hood and what cfms did you get?


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