NEFF N30 D85IEE1S0B 80 cm Angled Chimney Cooker Hood - Black
Hotpoint PHVP6.4FALK/1 60 cm Angled Chimney Cooker Hood - Black
Smeg Victoria KT110BLE 110 cm Chimney Cooker Hood - Black
NEFF N50 D94BHM1N0B 90 cm Chimney Cooker Hood - Stainless Steel
Smeg Cucina KATE600EX 60 cm Chimney Cooker Hood - Stainless Steel
NEFF N50 D65IHM1S2B 60 cm Angled Chimney Cooker Hood - Black
Elica PANDORA-SS 84 cm Downdraft Cooker Hood - Stainless Steel - A Rated
Elica Skydome H30 100 cm Ceiling Cooker Hood - White - For Ducted/Recirculating Ventilation
Bosch Series 4 DWQ66DM50B 60 cm Chimney Cooker Hood - Stainless Steel
Hoover H-HOOD 300 HTS6CBK3X 60 cm Chimney Cooker Hood - Stainless Steel
When you’ve settled on a chimney hood, it’s time to choose which kind of design you’d like. There are three different shapes - Angled, T-Box and Pyramid. Angled is ideal for low ceilings, T-Box looks great in contemporary kitchens and Pyramid has a distinctive triangular shape.
When you have multiple pans on the go, constantly changing the extraction rate on your cooker hood can be a pain. Luckily, the hob to hood function means you don’t have to. The hood automatically adjusts the settings to match what’s happening below, so whether something is simmering or boiling, food smells and steam aren’t an issue.
Did you know that if you’re building a new kitchen or renovating an existing one, there are air ventilation requirements that need to be met for safety reasons? If you’re short on space and don’t have room for a traditional hood, an extractor hob or downdraft model may be a good option. Ask your kitchen fitter or builder to make sure you're compliant.
Not sure whether you need a vented or recirculating model? The answer typically depends on the layout of your kitchen. A vented model sends steam to the outside of your home and is typically more effective at getting rid of odours, whereas a recirculating model passes the air through filters in order to capture grease and steam before pumping clear air back into your kitchen. If you can’t vent to the outside, a recirculating model is a neat alternative.
Did you know we can help you figure out the extraction rate needed for your kitchen? It's actually really simple when you know how. Check out our buying guide for a step-by-step guide.
The ‘Hot Zone’ is the gap between the hob and cooker hood. We recommend the distance between the two to be at least 75cm, and above 65cm if it's an electric hob. It’s also a good idea to have at least a 9cm gap on either side of the hot zone for ventilation.
If you've got a hob on your kitchen island, you'll want a cooker hood to sit above it. Luckily there are plenty of island cooker hoods to complete your dream setup. Alternatively, if you don't want something overhead, a downdraft hood or extractor hob sits within your worktop. Just bear in mind they will take up cupboard space underneath.
With lots of cooker hoods to choose from, finding the best one for you can be tricky. Our buying guide will give you a helping hand.
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Extractor fans sit within your wall and remove air from the room, but they're not specifically designed to get rid of cooking smells and steam. Cooker hoods come with specialist filters or venting options and can even have LED lighting, a boost function or Wi-Fi technology.
While some cooker hoods do vent outside, it's not a necessity. If you can’t vent outside, you can buy are circulating cooker hood instead. These filter steam and food smells and send clean air back into your kitchen. So, you’ll always be able to cook in comfort.
An extractor fan will help remove odours and steam, but it won’t be as effective as a cooker hood when it comes to removing grease. So, when you’re making a tasty fry-up for the family, a cooker hood will be much better at keeping the kitchen clear.
On average, hood vents will last around 15 years, so it’ll be a while before it needs replacing. Fortunately, manufacturers offer warranties of 1-2 years in case something goes wrong in the early days. Take a look in the spec section on our product pages for information on manufacturer warranties.
Finding the best cooker hood depends on your kitchen's size, layout and the kind of cooking you do. If you use the hob a lot, you might prefer a hood with lots of different functions. Or, if you have a modern integrated kitchen, a downdraft model will keep everything nicely streamlined.
A cooker hood sits directly above the hob and sends steam outside the home or recirculates it back inside. An extractor fan is mounted on the kitchen wall and sends steam outside, but it won’t remove odours or grease as effectively as a cooker hood.
The right size cooker hood depends on your hob. They should be the same width as your hob or cooker to make sure it captures all the steam.