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Beautiful design and quality
from Spokane, WA, United States
Comments about Whirlpool 36" Ducted Range Hood - Stainless Steel:
This is an elegant hood for our cooktop located in a free-standing island. It is powerful, and most importantly quiet, except for the highest speed. It mounts very solidly to the joists in the ceiling, with only a 6" hole for the ducting vent and a small one for the power wire. Attic access is important if you vent it through the roof. One recommendation is to mount the hood back away from the edge of the counter a bit so you don't bump your head on the glass. Installation instructions are minimal in this regard. Wish the halogen lamps had a dimmer to use as a mood light!
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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beware the seams
There are two large vertical seams that run on opposing sides 6" from the ceiling that do not show up in any picture or even installation document. They are conveniently cropped out of any image. They are ugly, unadvertised, and you can do nothing about them! They turn what is a handsome appliance into an eye sore.
Hangs too low
Had it installed and centered over cook top. My husband hits his head on it all the time. He's 5'11". I am short so I don't care lol. Contractor said that is as hight as it will go.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
New Home Kitchen Remodel
from Springfield, VA
Whirlpool Gold® 36-inch Convertible Island-Mount 400-CFM Glass Canopy Hood is a beautiful style piece that receives many compliments as a design element in our kitchen remodel. An amazing amount or air can be moved and the lighting is great. simple controls. Extremely heavy and recommended for professional installation. difficult to keep clean at time given combined stainless and glass elements. Absolutely the nicest island style, stainless and glass hood available and worth the price as it preserves openness and accents the rest of the stainless kitchen. A celling trim around the duct would be a nice add. Thanks Whirlpool!
nicely designed; good product
noise level appears average; easy to operate; nicely designed; difficult to keep clean but this is likely typical for similar products
Exceedingly Efficient & Breathtakingly Beautiful
I researched Island Range Hoods for quite a while before making a purchase. I looked at many brands & price ranges. I felt safe purchasing Whirlpool because of their product reliability and reputation. Every one that walks into my "new" kitchen stops and gasps at the range hood, it is that beautiful! Then I demonstrate the light and different fan speeds, and they are amazed. The lights, 2, are bright enough to be used alone. I don't need any other light around the range. The entire cooktop area is bathed in bright light; but it doesn't create a glare to those around it. The fan has 3 speeds. I rated fan sound as good instead of excellent because on high voices would have to be raised a bit to have conversation standing right near the stove. However, I would rate fan effectiveness as excellent because the only time I can imagine using the fan on high is when cooking a dish that requires a high smoke temp and it would clear the smoke in a flash. I have cooked multiple dishes at the same time and never needed to use high speed because low and medium are so effective. I would highly recommend this range hood to anyone considering such an investment. Try Whirlpool before going with the other fancy brands or giant price tags. You won't be disappointed. I believe, like me, you will fall in love with your range hood!
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