How To Update My Range Hood - Kitchen & Bath Remodeling - DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum
Advertisement


Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > Remodeling > Kitchen & Bath Remodeling

CLICK HERE AND JOIN OUR COMMUNITY TODAY...IT'S FREE!

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes
Old 04-29-2018, 09:34 PM   #1
Newbie
 
Join Date: Apr 2018
Posts: 15
Rewards Points: 16
Default

How to update my range hood


I have a built in range hood that's pretty old. We are in the process of getting ready to paint and get new tops. The hood is about 36 wide and has a vent that you can access when you open the cabinet doors above or.

I've seen rectangular ranges that can pop in, which would be the easiest fix. But we were wondering can we remove the whole cabinet piece and put a hood ? Or Can we cut it in half horizontally and get a big stainless hood? Can we break open The box above the cabinet? What would be inside of it?

Pics attached, excuse the mess.

Sent from my SM-G928P using Tapatalk
iamomeed is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 05-16-2018, 09:34 AM   #2
Member
 
Two Knots's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Long Island, NY
Posts: 3,034
Rewards Points: 3,943
Default

Re: How to update my range hood


It's been 2 weeks and nobody has any input?

Well, I'll take a stab at it...

Does the exhaust vent to the outside?

(1) First thing that came to my mind is remove the exhaust
and after removal the removal -- cut the 2 door cabinet off and re-install
it, then buy a micro wave exhaust fan and install it
under the cabinet.

(2) If that's a micro over the oven on the right, then think about a
seperate exhaust fan to mount under the cabinet. Match your
new exhaust fan with your appliances. You have SS sppliances
then do a SS exhaust fan.
Two Knots is online now   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Major Issue: Range Hood Electrical Plug BigDaddy13 Electrical 6 06-12-2015 09:54 AM
Switches for Emerson Pryne range hood. cletzel Electrical 1 01-26-2013 01:24 PM
fantech outside mounted range hood fan carpdad Appliances 0 11-29-2012 12:29 PM
Installing a range hood with existing ductwork dave.vp HVAC 2 11-10-2012 12:41 AM
Venting Range Hood - Straight Up? Thadius856 Remodeling 4 08-05-2012 12:37 PM




Top of Page | View New Posts