Frequent questions about island range hoods
What are the best island range hoods?

Here are the best island range hoods:

  • PLFI 750
  • PLFI 544
  • PLFI 520

These island range hoods feature powerful variable speed 600 CFM blowers to clear your kitchen of heavy grease and smoke. They come complete with dishwasher-safe stainless steel or mesh filters to make cleaning up in the kitchen easy.

What is an island range hood?

An island range hood is a fan for your kitchen island. It sits above your kitchen range and vents through the ceiling to the outside of your home. Island range hoods pull your kitchen air from all sides. So, they generally need more power than wall or under cabinet hoods.

How many CFM do I need for an island range hood?

You need at least 600 CFM for an island range hood. If you cook often or enjoy Asian cooking, buy a hood between 900 and 1200 CFM. The more powerful your kitchen range, the more CFM you’ll need. To learn more about determining range hood CFM, click here.

Do I need a range hood over my island?

Yes, an island range hood keeps your kitchen air clean and fresh. You won’t have to worry about smoke building up in your kitchen or grease accumulating on your ceiling and cabinets. It’s also a great conversation starter when you have guests over for dinner.