Range Hood Review - Broan QS136SS Allure (36")
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Broan QS136SS Allure (36")

If there’s one word that could describe this range hood, it would be decent. The Broan QS136SS Allure is a straightforward ‘what you see is what you get’ range hood. It’s nothing fancy, but it does a decent job at venting out/recirculating the air pollutants at an acceptable noise level. With it’s stainless steel exterior and rounded edges, the Broan QS136SS Allure looks... (wait for it)... decent. It probably won’t be the centerpiece of your kitchen, but it also won’t stand out like a sore thumb. Even it’s pricing is decent: very affordable but not bargain bin cheap.

With regard to the flaws of the Broan QS136SS Allure, there are definitely some drawbacks. Although the stainless steel finish is nice, it is also quite thin. That in itself shouldn’t be a problem, but when installing the range hood, the stainless steel seems to bend easily. During installation, many people have found out they need an electric cable clamp, but apparently Broan hasn’t included one in the packaging.

All in all, the Broan QS136SS will give you great value for your money. For this price you can't really go wrong with this range hood.

  • Decent price
  • Rounded edges
  • Relatively quiet on normal speed.
  • Build quality isn’t that great (thin stainless steel)
  • Electric Cable clamp not included
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Brand:

Broan

Model:

QS136SS

Ducted/non-ducted:

Ducted and ductless

The latter requires two BPSF36 Clean Sense charcoal filters (sold separately)

Installation type:

Under Cabinet

Filter:

2x Aluminum mesh (dishwasher safe)

CFM:

110 CFM at normal speed

220 CFM at max speed

Loudness:

1.5 Sones at normal speed

Fan Type:

Axial fan

Duct Size:

7 Inch rounded

(Or 3.25 x 10 inch rectangular duct)

Weight:

23 Pounds

Lights:

2x Halogen, up to 50W (not included)

Range Hood Size:

Width:

Depth:

Height:

36 Inch

36 Inch

20 Inch

7.25 Inch

Material:

Stainless steel

Color:

Stainless steel

Also available in Black, White, Almond, Biscuit

Controls:

2 Speeds (normal – high)

Warranty:

1 Year (limited)

Certifications:

1-UL Listed (safety)

ANSI Certified

HVI 2100 certified (performance)

Other:

Charcoal filters change color when replacement is necessary.

Range hood is set up for hardwiring. If you want to plug it into an outlet, use this powercord (not included).

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