What size hood goes over a 36 range?

What size hood goes over a 36 range?

What size range hood do I need for a 36 inch cooktop? For a 36” cooktop, purchase at least a 42” indoor hood and a 48” outdoor hood.

Should range hood be bigger than range?

The new hood should be at least as wide as the range or cooktop and preferably 3 inches longer on each side. The most common widths are 30 and 36 inches. For optimal performance, install a hood 20 to 24 inches away from an electric cooktop and 24 to 30 inches from a gas cooktop.

How many CFM is good for a range hood?

To power your range hood, you need at least 100 CFM for every 10,000 BTUs of your stovetop. For example, a 100,000 BTU stove needs at least a 1000 CFM range hood. For electric stoves, multiply the stove width by 10. So, for a 42” electric stove you want a range hood with at least 420 CFM.

What is the standard hood range size?

What are Standard Range Hood Dimensions? Range hood dimensions most often measure 24”, 30” or 36” in width, but can span anywhere from 24” to 60” wide. It’s best to install a hood that measures the same size as your cooktop to most effectively capture the grease, odors and smoke coming from any burner or element below.

How far should a range hood stick out?

The standard height for a range hood is between 28 and 36 inches from the cooktop for a gas range and electric range. 28 inches is the minimum height. If the hood is any closer, it may become damaged. Any further than 36 inches and your hood won’t move air away from your cooktop efficiently.

Can you put a 30 inch hood over a 36 cooktop?

Absolutely not. You can not go wider than a 30″cooktop if you want to use a 30″ hood. Best practice is to have a 36″hood over a 30″cooktop. A 36″cooktop needs a 42″ hood.

How many CFM do I need for gas range?

For gas cooking surfaces or range, a minimum ventilation level of 100 CFM (Cubic Feet per Minute) per 10,000 BTU is recommended. However, the hood must have a minimum of 500 CFM of ventilation power.

Does a range hood have to be the same size as the stove?

Your range hood should be six inches larger than your range. For great coverage, you can even buy a hood 12 inches larger than your range. Larger range hoods are always a great idea. With smaller hoods or hoods over electric stoves, you may be able to get by with a hood that is equal to the size of your cooktop.

Can I use a 36 inch hood with a 30 inch range?

30 inch range hoods cover 24” and 30” cooktops well, while 36” hoods cover 30” and 36” cooktops. We always recommend that, when possible, our customers buy hoods that are one size larger than their range. For example, if you have a 30” range, a 36 inch range hood is ideal.

Are expensive range hoods worth it?

It is worth it in the long run to buy a more expensive, higher quality hood. You won’t have to spend as much extra money on replacement parts down the line. Not to mention that a low quality hood could break down after a few years. Then you’ll have to buy a new hood – and that won’t be friendly to your wallet.

How much CFM do I need for gas range?

Is 6 sones loud for a range hood?

A sone is defined as a unit of sound or loudness. Sones are used to measure noise, such as fans, which includes kitchen fans, bathroom fans, and those found in your range hood….Defining the Sones Rating.

Sones Decibels
5 51.21
6 53.83
7 56.06
8 57.98