What are the best chimneys?

Cooking exposes your family to pollutants that come from the gas being burnt - it's not just the odors that you should worry about. In combustion, nitrogen dioxide and carbon monoxide are released, gases that cause respiratory diseases. That is why chimneys, or range hoods, have become essential in kitchens.

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    #1Chef 30” PS18

    Chef 30” PS18

    Chef 30” PS18 is an under cabinet range hood. It has a full stainless steel body with a digital screen, 6 suction settings, dishwasher safe stainless steel baffle filters, and an airflow displacement of 860 CFM (cubic feet per minute). 

    Household Items

    $699.99

    Adriana Cisneros
    Written on May 28, 2019
    "The perfect addition to our kitchen. It looks ultra-modern and sleek and goes along well with the rest of our kitchen appliances. It wasn't easy to install but it fit our cabinet perfectly. Now about its performance: it's perfect! The suction is ridiculously powerful but it's not loud. The best wall mount range hood we've ever had. "
  2. 14

    #2Broan 413004

    Broan 413004

    Broan 413004 is a 30-inch under cabinet stainless steel range hood. It features a 2-speed rocker fan switch and separate rocker light switch, and airflow of up to 190 CFM, dishwasher-safe aluminum grease filters, and a 75-watt light bulb. 

    Household Items

    $109

    Verónica Orozco
    Written on May 28, 2019
    "It looks fabulous and keeps steam and smoke away from our kitchen. It's very thin so you might mistake that its suction power is feeble but no. It's very powerful but silent. Because it's thin it was very easy to install. It's the lightest and quietest wall-mount range hood we've ever had. "
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    #3ZLINE KL2-48

    ZLINE KL2-48

    ZLINE KL2-48 is a 48-inch wall mount stainless steel range hood. It features dishwasher-safe stainless steel baffle filters, built-in LED lighting and a 4-speed motor with airflow of up to 760 CFM. It can fit ceilings between 8 and 9 feet. 

    Household Items

    $499.95

    Joel Álvarez
    Written on May 28, 2019
    "It looks great but the lights were bad. Had to replace the one that came with the range hood because it burned out after only a month. It's still a good chimney that sucks steam away well. Installation was also pretty easy. "
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    #4BV Stainless Steel 30"

    BV Stainless Steel 30"

    BV Stainless Steel 30" is a full stainless steel range hood. It has dual motors with an airflow capacity of up to 800 CFM, 3 fan speed settings, a dishwasher-safe grease filter, and two 2-Watt LED lights. 

    Household Items

    $300

    Danielle Diaz
    Written on May 28, 2019
    "It does a fantastic job of keeping away the odors in our kitchen. It's not very quiet but that's a minor complaint. Also when I purchased this the lights were really dim so I called customer service and they quickly sent me brighter lights. Great range hood and great customer service! "
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    #5ZLINE GL1i

    ZLINE GL1i

    ZLINE GL1i is a 36-inch ceiling-mounted stainless steel range hood. It has 4 fan speed settings, dishwasher-safe stainless steel filters, energy-efficient LED lights, and a push-button control panel. 

    Household Items

    $599.95

    Roberto Godínez
    Written on May 28, 2019
    "This is the best ceiling-mounted chimney we've bought. It's quiet and looks great. The stainless steel material is easy to clean. It's not cheap but it's a true value for your money. "
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    #6Broan F403004

    Broan F403004

    Broan F403004 is a 30-inch stainless steel under cabinet range hood. It has an airflow rate of 160 CFM, dishwasher-safe aluminum grease filters, and a lamp lens that distributes light evenly over the cooktop. 

    Household Items

    $65.7

    Cindy Lu
    Written on May 28, 2019
    "The Broan F403004 is a good under cabinet range hood that keeps away cooking smells. It's made of stainless steel so it's easy to clean and it is VERY affordable. I got it for only $70 on Amazon!"
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    #7FOTILE JQG7501

    FOTILE JQG7501

    FOTILE JQG7501 is an under cabinet wall-mounted range hood.  It has 3-speed settings with a touch screen control panel, a double centrifugal fan system, a 30-inch wide fume inlet, and a stainless steel tray. 

    Household Items

    $549

    Charles Torres
    Written on May 28, 2019
    "Very quiet with an incredible design but the accessories that you need to install it needs to be purchased separately, including the suspension. Anyway, it has a very powerful suction that completely gets rid of smells especially when cooking meats. "
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    #8Zuhne iChorus 36

    Zuhne iChorus 36

    Zuhne iChorus 36” is a ceiling-mounted range hood made of stainless steel. It has two 3-Watt LED lights, aluminum filters that are dishwasher friendly, a soft touch control panel, an inbuilt 3-speed centrifugal fan, and an airflow rate of 600 CFM. 

    Household Items

    $699

    Lilia Velasco
    Written on May 28, 2019
    "Replaced our Broan range hood with this and I couldn't be happier. Our old chimney was broken beyond repair and we recently got the iChorus installed. I have to mention though that this is NOT something DIYers should do as the thing is heavy. It's an excellent product. I love the design and the suction is beyond powerful. Now the problem: it's VERY LOUD. It's impossible to have a conversation when this thing is on. Other than that it's the best range hood we've ever had. "

Summary

Best What are the best chimneys
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Chef 30” PS18Household Items 19 Paid
2Broan 413004Household Items 14 Paid
3ZLINE KL2-48Household Items 10 Paid
4BV Stainless Steel 30" Household Items 3 Paid
5ZLINE GL1iHousehold Items 3 Paid
6Broan F403004Household Items 3 Paid
7FOTILE JQG7501Household Items 2 Paid
8Zuhne iChorus 36Household Items 1 Paid
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