Do I need a range hood

Do I need a range hood?

A lot of us might be pondering the following (very important) question: Do I need a range hood? 

The short answer: yes.

The long answer: Range hoods are a major contributor to the improvement of the air quality in your home. Although indoor air quality isn't something you'd think about daily, it should definitely be something to take into consideration. The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) states the following:

"In the last several years, a growing body of scientific evidence has indicated that the air within homes and other buildings can be more seriously polluted than the outdoor air in even the largest and most industrialized cities. Other research indicates that people spend approximately 90 percent of their time indoors. Thus, for many people, the risks to health may be greater due to exposure to air pollution indoors than outdoors."

So, to answer the question 'Do I need a range hood?,' the answer is a resounding yes.

Why do I need a range hood?

It's baffling we're willing to take precautions to ensure the safety of our families when it comes to other perceived threats, but the very air we breathe in and the air pollutants we expose ourselves and our loved ones to on the daily is left out of consideration. Since range hoods come in all shapes, sizes and price ranges, there's no excuse to opt out. Do yourself and your family a favor, and choose a range hood.

Top 5 Wall Mount Chimney Range Hoods 2018

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If you're in the market for a new chimney range hood, you've come to the right place. It's easy to get overwhelmed by the sheer amount of chimney range hoods available, especially since they all look somewhat similar. Since range hoods are an important and very visible part of your kitchen, the decision to buy a specific range hood is an important one. That's why we at Rangehoodguide.com have put the best chimney range hoods of 2018 in one list.

Top 5 best Island Range Hoods 2018

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As you probably know already, cooking islands generally require a different kind of range hood (most range hoods are meant to be installed against your kitchen wall). To save you time researching different range hoods, we have made a top 5 of the best cooking island range hoods. 

Top 6 Under Cabinet
Range Hoods 2018

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Not everyone wants (or has the space for) a chimney range hood. If you're looking for something more compact yet stylish, you might want to opt for an under cabinet range hood. Check out the best under cabinet range hoods of 2018, bundled together in this Top 6.

FREE Guide
to buying a new range hood
(including downloadable PDF)

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So, you're looking for a new range hood, but you don't know where to start. You've read a couple of other websites, but they're either too technical or don't go into detail enough. You might even have thought about hiring someone to take care of it, but you know they will charge you more than the cost of a new range hood. Don't worry, you've come to the right place. This range hood buying guide will tell you everything you'll need to know about picking a range hood. It even includes a free downloadable PDF, which will take care of all the math. The best part is that it's entirely FREE! All you will need is a tape measure, a piece of string, a pen and paper.

Disinfect your kitchen

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Make sure your kitchen is squeeky clean and disinfected at all times with these bleach-free Clorox scented wipes. Clorox multipurpose wipes will kill 99.9% of bacteria and viruses and remove common allergens around your home.

Have the right range hood installing tools

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​When installing your new range hood, make sure you have the right tools for the job. This bestselling compact and lightweight DEWALT DCD771C2 drill will ​definitely get the job done!

Steam away all the grease, mold and dirt

How do you clean range hood filters - PurSteam steam cleaner

When it comes to cleaning your range hood filters (and almost anything else), nothing will beat a steam cleaner. Simply fill it with water and steam away all the impurities in your kitchen, bathroom and the rest of your house.

Top 5

Wall Mount Chimney Range Hoods 2018

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Are you in the market for a stylish wall mount chimney range hood? These are 2018's five best ones!

FREE

Guide to buying a new range hood

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We understand that buying a new range hood isn't the easiest task, as there are so many things to consider. That's why we have taken out all the difficulty in this easy to follow guide. It  even includes a free downloadable PDF.

Top 5

Best Island Range Hoods

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If you own a cooking island and are looking for a range hood, check out our 2018 top 5 best island range hoods on the market.

Top 6

Under Cabinet Range Hood

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Are you looking for an Under Cabinet Range Hood? Check out our 2018 top 6 under cabinet range hoods.