How High Hood Above Range

In general, most installations require a distance from 20″ to 24″ between the bottom of the hood and the cooking surface. Over a gas range, this distance should be between 24″ and 30″, unless otherwise specified.

What is the maximum height for a range hood?

The maximum height for a range hood is 36 inches for indoor hoods and 42 inches for outdoor hoods.

How high should a vent hood be above a gas range?

For the professional gas cooking ranges, the most common range hood is the 18” canopy wall hood. This type of range hood should be installed at the height of 30” to 36” above the cooktop.

Does range hood have to go to ceiling?

When a vented hood is mounted under the cabinet or on a wall, the duct has to run through or behind the cabinets to an outer wall. For a ceiling-mounted or island range hood, the duct must run above the ceiling. A ductless range hood can be mounted anywhere, which saves money.

How far can a range hood be vented?

How far can you vent a range hood? Your range hood duct should not exceed 30′ for a straight run, 25′ for a run with one elbow, and 20′ for a run with two elbows. The shorter the duct, the better. If your ductwork is too long, your kitchen air may not reach the outside.

How much space should be between cabinet and hood?

To avoid all these issues, leave a space of at least 1/2 inch between the edge of the wall-mount range hood and the cabinetry.

Does a range hood have to be the same size as the stove?

The new hood should be at least as wide as the range or cooktop and preferably 3 inches longer on each side. The most common widths are 30 and 36 inches. For optimal performance, install a hood 20 to 24 inches away from an electric cooktop and 24 to 30 inches from a gas cooktop.

How tall is a gas range?

Most standard stoves are 30 inches wide, around 25–27 inches deep (excluding handles and knobs) and 36 inches tall (excluding control panels).

Do ceiling mounted hoods work?

Do ceiling mounted hoods work? Yes, they do work. For maximum efficiency, it’s best to install a ceiling mounted hood that is larger than the cooktop under it. It is also recommended that it be no more than 4 ft.

Can I use 4 inch duct for range hood?

Can I use 4-inch duct for a range hood? Yes, but duct size depends on the CFM of your range hood. Four-inch duct is too small for most range hoods. It is only appropriate for hoods that are rated 400 CFM or under.

Do range hoods have to be vented outside?

Range hoods do not have to be vented to the outside. But, ducted range hoods are almost always preferred over ductless hoods. They remove all the smoke and cooking exhaust from your kitchen, while ductless hoods recirculate your cooking exhaust back into your kitchen.

How far should a range hood stick out?

In general, most installations require a distance from 20″ to 24″ between the bottom of the hood and the cooking surface. Over a gas range, this distance should be between 24″ and 30″, unless otherwise specified. For further information, please refer to the installation manual of your model.

Do range hoods plug in?

Range hoods can be both hardwired and plugin. If your hood came with a plug, it doesn’t require hardwiring. If there’s no plug, it is meant to be hardwired. Depending on the manufacturer’s specification, hoods that come with a plug can be hardwired, and hardwired hoods can be made to plug in.

What is the standard size of a range hood?

What are Standard Range Hood Dimensions? Range hood dimensions most often measure 24”, 30” or 36” in width, but can span anywhere from 24” to 60” wide. It’s best to install a hood that measures the same size as your cooktop to most effectively capture the grease, odors and smoke coming from any burner or element below.

Can you put a 36 inch range hood over a 30 inch stove?

Your hood should be 6 inches larger than your range. You should not put a 30″ hood over a 30″ inch range. A 36″ hood will be just right.

What size range hood do I need for a 30 range?

What size range hood do I need for a 30” cooktop? With a 30” range, a 36 inch range hood is your best choice.

Which range hood is quietest?

The PLFW 520 is the perfect range hood for your new kitchen. It’s one of the quietest hoods in the industry, at 4.5 sones at max power. It’s incredibly quiet, but doesn’t lack power! It features an impressive four-speed 600 CFM blower that keeps heavy smoke and harmful contaminants out of your cooking space.

How high is a stove?

Range Sizes & Styles A common height for a range is 36 inches to 36 1/2 inches tall, about the same height as a kitchen countertop. A range’s depth can vary depending on its style and the size of its door handles. Both gas and electric ranges are available in free-standing, slide-in or drop-in styles.

Are 30 inch stoves exactly 30 inches?

A standard cutout width is usually 30 inches wide to accommodate a 30-inch range that is actually 29-7/8 inches wide.