Corner hoods

The corner hoods

When there is a hob, one cannot be missing cooker hood in the kitchen. This will be essential to make the air in the room where it will be installed healthy and breathable.

The function of these appliances, almost needless to say, will be to capture and eliminate smells e smoke that are created during cooking, preventing them from invading the whole house.

Depending on how the extractor hood you will have two systems:

  • filtering system;
  • aspirant system.

The former will eliminate fumes from kitchens that do not have an outlet to the outside through special filters a activated carbon. The extractor hoods, on the other hand, there they will expel towards the outside, even if they will still be equipped with filters.

It is very important to emphasize how important a regular one is cleaning gods filters so that the hoods work in the best way.

Corner hoods: what to know

Some kitchens, whether for space choices or simply aesthetic, are equipped with corner hobs, which leads to the almost obligatory choice of buying a corner hood.

Fortunately practically all manufacturers of hobs of this type will often also produce hoods that will make a perfect one pendant.

Just like any hob, the hoods must also be installed under the supervision of technicians professionals who must be aware of all the regulations in force in this area, issuing a declaration of conformity at the end of the work.

As for the classic ones, even the corner hoods must respect standard measurements for perfect functioning. The maximum distance from the burners must never exceed 90 cm, respecting however a minimum distance of 65 cm for gas stoves and 75 cm for electric ones.

FOSTER corner hood

As mentioned above, corner cooktop manufacturers will often also sell corner hoods. This is precisely the case of the company FOSTER of which moreover was written in another article on corner hobs.

The corner hood Pythagoras, made of brushed steel AISI 304 is the right choice for corner cooking solutions.

With clean and squared lines this hood is particularly suitable for modern kitchens.

Thanks to the satin finish, the cleaning of this appliance will be very easy, avoiding the formation of unsightly halos, typical of steel surfaces.

Diagram of the Pitagora hood by FOSTER
The Pitagora corner hood is equipped with 2 filters anti-grease and an air extraction hole with a diameter of 150 mm. The 250 w motor has a suction power of 750 m³ / h while the energy rating to which it belongs is A.

Additional accessories include flexible ducts 120 or 150 mm silencers.

FALMEC corner kitchen hood

The Italian firm Falmec, specialized in the production of extractor hoods, is now an international reference point both in quality and in kitchen design.

Their model corner hood Future with wall installation it has elegant and essential lines, but decidedly softer than the previous one.

FALMER corner hood
Built in Stainless steel with finishes in scotch brite, owns a engine 230 w whose maximum power is about 600 m³ / h, therefore it is suitable for smaller hobs than the previous one.

The electronic push button panel with which it is equipped, it will allow you to control the 3 suction speeds and the LED lighting with two 1.2 watt light points.
The energy class of this corner hood is C.

FABER corner hood

The first two hoods examined are certainly more suitable for a modern environment. Faber SpA proposes the line Ranch which instead is very suitable for more rustic environments, shabby o country chic.

The hood has lines specially designed for environments where rusticity and wood are the masters. It manages to reconcile practicality, elegance and tradition.

The Ranch hood is available in cream color, with birch-colored finishes.

The FABER corner hood from the Ranch line
It is definitely not among the most powerful hoods, guaranteeing one maximum power suction of 430 m³ / h and a power of 115 watts.

However, it has the great advantage of being one of the hoods more silent on the market, thanks to energy diffuser. It is also equipped with outlet ducts very long air.

L’lighting led is very efficient but at the same time consumes very little: about 3 watts in total.

The firm also has more aesthetically pleasing products modern as the model corner hood Prize, with finishes in tempered glass and stainless steel, which at first glance make it look like a real spaceship.

FABER Premio model hood in glass and steel
The three strong points of this product are undoubted elegance, the powerful lighting with 4 LEDs and the possibility of installing the suction motor in remote location, anywhere in the apartment.

The ability to aspiration it is remarkable, with a ceiling of 700 m³ / h and a power of 250 watts. The size two are available: 90 cm or 100 cm.

Among the hoods seen above, the latter, if used at maximum power, is certainly the most powerful but also the least silent.

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