What size of cooker hood do I need?
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In this regard, what size should a cooker hood be?
Generally, cooker hoods come in standard sizes of 60 cm, 70 cm, and 90 cm. Some manufacturers even offer matching hoods to go with selected cooker and hob models.
Furthermore, are cooker hoods necessary? No not necessary if your kitchen is well ventilated e.g with a fan/vent on an outside wall. 2) it must extract outside. If the cooker is not on an outside wall you can run the duct on top of or inside the wall units. You can use rectangular rigid duct and paint it to match the wall or ceiling if necessary.
Keeping this in consideration, how do I choose a cooker hood?
Other important features to consider when choosing a cooker hood. 4 - Width: Your hood should be wider than your stove. As a general rule, we recommend a hood is 1.5 x the width of the cooking area. A free-hanging hood over an island should be twice as wide as the induction hob.
Do all cooker hoods need ducting?
Most modern recirculation hoods feature a basic grease filter as well as a charcoal filter, these work together to remove grease, food smells and smoke from the air. These cooker hoods are often much cheaper than the extraction hoods because you don't need to consider ducting.