How to choose your rangehood
When it comes to choosing a rangehood, there are four main types to consider: undermount, canopy, downdraft, and island. Each has its own pros and cons that you'll need to take into account in order to make the best decision for your kitchen.
Undermount rangehoods are installed above your cooktop but inside the kitchen cabinetry, making them ideal for those who want a sleek and seamless look. Canopy rangehoods hang down from the ceiling and has no kitchen cabinetry above or around it. Downdraft rangehoods are installed in the counter at the back of the cooktop and rise up when in operation. Island rangehoods are installed in the middle of your kitchen island and are perfect for those who want to make a statement.
Now that you know the different types of rangehoods available, it's time to consider what factors will influence your choice. The first is the size of your kitchen. If you have a small kitchen, you'll want to choose a rangehood that doesn't take up too much space. If you have a large kitchen, you can afford to go for a bigger and more powerful rangehood.
The next factor to consider is the type of cooking you do. If you do a lot of frying or grilling, you'll need a rangehood with high-powered ventilation. If you do a lot of baking, you'll need a rangehood that can effectively remove smoke and odours.
The last factor to consider is the style of your kitchen. If you have a modern kitchen, you'll want a rangehood that complements your contemporary décor. If you have a traditional kitchen, you'll want a rangehood that has a more classic look.
Now that you know the different types of rangehoods and what factors to consider, it's time to start shopping around.
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