A quick search for range hoods will produce a plethora of brands and models. All the major appliance companies now manufacture range hoods, often as part of matching kitchen appliance sets. There are brands that have been around for decades, and those who are still pretty new to the field, but which brands are the best?
Being clear on what you want and need really helps when shopping for appliances, especially when it comes to selecting a range hood— an appliance so essential to both the functionality and aesthetics of a kitchen. By deciding what type of range hood you want, you’ve already narrowed your search.
Once you know which brands are the best, you can narrow it down even further, helping cut down on the time and effort involved in the decision process. If you’re in the market for a new range hood and would like some suggestions, we recommend checking out this insightful range hood guide from Healthy Kitchen 101, which also features top brands in range hood manufacture. For a quick glance, the range hood market is currently dominated by the following brands.
Broan has been there since the early days of range hoods, developing a kitchen ventilation fan back in the 1930s. Now known as the Broan-NuTone LLC., they continue to be forerunners in the market and provide great products and variety. There company focuses on indoor air quality: ventilation and climate control. They produce hundreds of different models of range hoods, including ADA capable and Energy Star certified ones, so it is easy to find something to suit your needs.
Chef was established 15 years ago, and since then has been creating high-tech but practical range hoods. They place a focus on usability and easy maintenance so that you can enjoy cooking more. Each of their range hoods is ETL or UL certified, and come with a 2 year warranty and lifetime warranty on the motor
Fotile have been in the industry for over 20 years. They say that caring is at the core of what they do, and produce stylish, efficient range hoods with integrated technology to make them as easy and intuitive to use as possible. They sell their products around the world and continue to develop new technology to ever-improve on the great foundation they already have.
ZLine specializes in kitchen and bath fixtures. They have a vast quantity of range hoods, all of which are specifically designed to be efficient and quiet. Their products are built to last but also look good. As well as your standard design and materials, they also have stunning wooden and copper range hoods (in case you’re looking for a statement piece!) ZLine has recently introduced a motor for its range hoods with a lifetime guarantee– that’s a great reason to buy.
Zuhnë is relatively new to the home fixtures industry. They have a wide variety of stylish sinks, faucets and range hoods. Their products are made with functionality and durability in mind, with the main construction material being high-grade stainless steel. As a company they strive for quality products and excellent customer service.