Modern Range Hoods

Modern range hoods have the potential to bring your kitchen together with elegance. In addition to providing a beautiful accent to the kitchen, these kitchen appliances also provide an important function.

In this article, we’re taking a closer look at the beauty of modern range hoods.

The Beauty of Modern Range Hoods

Thankfully, the designers around the world rake care of bringing beauty into our lives, whether we are creative or not. With designs for our home’s exterior and interior, we always have something eye-catching and pleasing, don’t we?

When it comes to modern designs, particularly in the kitchen, the idea is to have a sleek look with well-defined lines and very minimal clutter. Using little to no hardware on appliances and cabinetry also enhances this sleek look.

So, what happens to your incredibly designed modern kitchen when you have to add something, say, bulky – like a range hood? Well, you make it part of the décor, of course!

Just because something is necessary doesn’t mean it has to look like it is. The range hood in your kitchen is needed for many different reasons. But, that doesn’t mean it can’t be a beautiful addition to your space.

Let’s take a look at the beauty of modern range hoods.

The Air in Your Kitchen

As you begin to cook in your kitchen, aromas start to form. The smell of the spices begins to make you even more hungry. Though, before long, your kitchen begins getting a bit hot and steamy – and you question whether you are burning the food!

Here’s something you need to know: the aromas and steam that fill your kitchen as you are cooking can actually contain harmful particles – and you are sending them straight into the air you and your family breathe.

The specific particles and gases your food emits will highly depend on what you are cooing and how you are cooking it – as well as what you are using to cook your food. Cooking methods that use high-heat, such as broiling, frying, and deep-frying, can release more of these dangerous particles into your air.

So, what could you be breathing in your kitchen while you cook? According to Harvard’s School of Public Health’s research on cooking emissions, you may just find the following:

  • Ultra-fine food particles (also known as UFPs)
  • Carbon monoxide (HCHO)
  • Formaldehyde (CO)
  • Nitrogen dioxide (NO2)
  • Acrolein
  • Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)

Keep in mind that this is just an overview of what may be in your kitchen. This will depend greatly on your cooking habits and such.

You Need A Range Hood

Are you wondering how you get all of the above dangers out of your kitchen and away from your family? If so, here’s your answer: You need a range hood.

A range hood is an appliance that is installed directly above your range. Its fan and filter work together to vent the unwanted air out of your kitchen. Heat, steam, smoke, smells, and the variety of things listed above can all be cycled out of the kitchen. In return, you get clean, fresh, filtered air. You simply need to use it each and every time you use your range.

Don’t worry about this appliance damaging your kitchen design – you have options depending on your kitchen design, setup, and personal preference. While there are many types of range hoods, the under cabinet and wall-mounted seem to be the most efficient and most desired designs. Both of these look great and work well to reduce the negative particles in your kitchen air.

Thor Kitchen Wall Mount Range Hood

Thor Kitchen has two models of wall-mounted range hoods. This one, the 30-inch hood, is model number HRH3007 is the perfect size for kitchens with a 30-inch range. The other is 36-inches and fits perfectly above the 36-inch ranges. This is model number HRH3607. The idea is that the hood is to sit directly above the range but in a uniform fashion, almost appearing as one piece of equipment.

To fit a modern kitchen, you need a modern range hood. And, one made of durable stainless steel is what can give you that bright and shiny focal point for your kitchen. It’s a sleek design, too, can keep the harsh lines to a minimum and help your keep that uniform feels throughout the entire kitchen space.

This stainless steel wall mount range hood comes with some incredible features, too. Just look!

  • Touch control with display
  • 3 speed
  • 600 CFM
  • Clean canopy design
  • Durable brushed stainless steel
  • Easy lamp replacement without tools
  • Extension chimney included
  • LED lights for better visibility and energy efficiency
  • Dishwasher safe baffle filters
  • Remote control
  • A clock with a reminder to clean the filter
  • Delay-off feature

Thor Kitchen Under the Counter Range Hood

There are multiple under the counter range hoods to choose from at Thor Kitchen. Keep in mind that these are designed to fit above your range, but still below your cabinets. Some kitchens are designed with this extra space above the range with smaller cabinets up high. Most often, kitchen designers will use this space for either an installed microwave (with a vent attached) or an under the counter range hood.

These models work just as well as the wall-mounted, leaving you with wonderful air to breathe – while maintaining the great modern look of your kitchen.

Some of the features you will find with this type of range hood are:

  • Dishwasher safe baffle filters
  • LED lights for better visibility and energy efficiency
  • 3-speed power control LCD switch
  • High-quality stainless steel
  • Baffle filters that efficiently remove heat and grease vapors from the air

Style and Functionality in Your Modern Kitchen

Your kitchen needs a range hood – there is no way around that. But, while you may need this range hood, it does not have to conflict with your modern design style. Instead, use this appliance to your advantage!

Thor Kitchen’s stainless steel range hoods – whether you choose under the cabinet or wall-mounted – offer a beautiful finish that would shine in any modern kitchen. They are flawless and make the perfect focal point. Let your range hood keep your air clean while giving your eyes something sleek and flashy to see.

Conclusion

The high quality and design of these ranges hoods ensure you that you are making the best selection possible. Keep your needs met your air fresh, and your kitchen modern with a Thor Kitchen stainless steel range hood.