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Which type of cooker hood is right for my kitchen?

Discover everything you need to know about all 7 types of cooker hoods so you can find the perfect fit for your kitchen.

Cooker hoods are a kitchen essential, but with so many different types to choose from, it’s easy to get lost. This guide is here to help - we’ll take a look at all 7 kinds of cooker hoods, from how they work to how they look into a variety of kitchen set ups. So, you’ll be able to find the right fit.


Shop Leisure hoods


  • Built to fit perfectly into an integrated unit
  • Discreet design blends into your kitchen
  • Activated by a pull-out door
  • Suitable for four-ring hobs and smaller kitchens

Shop integrated hoods


  • Designed to be mounted flush to the ceiling
  • Adds a minimal, stylish touch to your kitchen set up
  • Perfect performance for smaller hobs and cookers

Shop ceiling hoods

Built-in Canopy

  • Fitted to the underside of your kitchen cabinet, directly above your hob
  • Unlike integrated models, a canopy cooker hood is on show all the time
  • The ideal choice for smaller kitchens

Shop canopy hoods


  • Traditional design that’s fitted to the wall and sticks out above your hob
  • Perfect for extracting from smaller hobs

Shop visor hoods


  • Stunning and sleek design, a downdraft hood is concealed in your worktop when not in use
  • Rises automatically when needed
  • Clever tech channels the air downwards into the space behind the hob rather than upwards

Shop downdraft hoods


  • Island hoods attach directly to the ceiling
  • Sits above an island in the centre of your kitchen
  • Their stunning design creates a stylish centrepiece in your kitchen
  • Powerful rate of extraction

Shop island hoods