What is the difference between convertible and ducted range hood?
Convertible range hoods can be used with external ducts or for recirculation. Ducted range hoods are often said to be the best range hoods for efficiently removing unwanted odors in the kitchen. Because the vent must open to the home’s exterior, installation is more complicated unless ductwork is already in place.
What are the different types of hood ranges?
Here are the types of range hoods to consider.
- Undercabinet Hoods. These mount under the bottom of a wall cabinet.
- Wall-Chimney Hoods. Wall-chimney hoods work where there are no cabinets over the range and mount with exposed vent stacks on the wall to vent to the outside.
- Island Hoods.
- Downdraft Hood.
- Ductless Hoods.
What is vent type convertible?
Convertible means it can vent through the wall or ceiling using a duct, or can be converted to non-venting (filters the air and blows it back into the kitchen) with Recirculation Kit Part Number W10294733 which is available from your dealer or an authorized parts distributor.
What does it mean when a microwave is convertible?
What can I do with a convertible range hood?
A convertible range hood can simply vent through the wall and it can vent through the ceiling with the use of a duct. More so, it can also be changed into a non-venting one where it filters the air that is consequently blown back to the kitchen. The hood can be installed as either ducted or duct free.
What are the different types of range hoods?
There are a few different types of the device you can install, including the under-cabinet range hood, ductless range hood, and convertible range hood. What Is a Convertible Range Hood?
Do you need a vent for a range hood?
Keep in mind that it can be a quite expensive option, depending on the type of carbon filter you need. Moreover, a duct-free vent kit is often not included in the range hood package. Therefore, you will need to purchase it along with the device. The advantage of this option is that the awful smells go directly into the range hood.
Why are ductless range hoods so popular?
As a device combining the best features of the duct and ductless range hoods, this unit has become popular recently. The reason is that manufacturers used the best solutions that both types of products have and constructed the device with high performances suitable for both home and professional use.