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A Cook’s 6 Tips for Buying Kitchen Appliances
An avid home chef answers tricky questions about choosing the right oven, stovetop, vent hood and more
"draft" vent or "pop-up" vent is a compromise--not only is it less effective at pulling... The vent hood is another source of noise. Our Vent-A-Hood is very powerful (allowing... selected Vent-a-hood for venting. They use one or two "squirrel cage" design fan blowers... Allure Vent and winery magnet above are used regularly - it's ok! I currently have... overhead vent, or don't do a lot of frying or cooking that generates a lot of smoke..."
Banish Gizmo Blemishes on Your Walls
Unsightly switches, vents and outlets can ruin your interior design's clear complexion. Keep the look pure with an architect's tips
"switches, vents and outlets can ruin your interior design's clear complexion. Keep the... to air vents, speakers to thermostats, all of the little items that we rely on for... switches, air vents, thermostats etc. are all haphazardly placed. A little thought and... to hide vents and plates would be great! Ok guys these are all easy to solve items... as air vents are placed in sympathy with and to complement the architecture. Placement..."
Modern Metal Fireplaces Open World of Possibilities
Allowing way more natural light than traditional fireplaces, and with some not even needing a vent, metal fireplaces are a major improvement
"needing a vent, metal fireplaces are a major improvement... direct vent gas fireplaces that have sealed fronts. They too use coaxial venting... decide: To vent or not to vent. Many of the new prefabricated, metal fireboxes don't even... need to vent smoke up and out. If it's solely a gas-burning fireplace, a direct vent... or a no-vent solution works just fine.There's no need to feel uncomfortable with a... a no-vent fireplace — think of it as a gas appliance, like a stove. These fireplaces..."
Tricky Basement Bathroom? Cool Design Opportunity!
"all the venting, privacy and storage you need... Always vent. One of the most important parts of a bathroom in a basement is a sufficiently... clean.A vent fan is the way to get the moisture out of the house. I repeat, out of... bathrooms vented into the attic or another hidden space. Your attic may be hot or cold..."
How to Choose the Right Hood Fan for Your Kitchen
Keep your kitchen clean and your home's air fresh by understanding all the options for ventilating via a hood fan
"have a vent like that (we call it ceiling vent) with a remote control, different brand... wall for venting. In Australia, we don't have vented microwaves above the cook top.... that is vented back to the kitchen. I would prefer it to be vented to the outside... to vent it through the wall to the hallway and then have it turn to vent to the outside... undecided re vent hood over my island stove top. I decided to not install the vent at this..."
Love to Cook? You Need a Fan. Find the Right Kind for You
Don't send budget dollars up in smoke when you need new kitchen ventilation. Here are 9 top types to consider
"pop-up vents. Curious what will look best in your new kitchen? Here are some options... suggested Vent-a-hood was superior to the Zephyr re: noise and Vent-a-Hood had a better... was no vent until we had a new kitchen installed. Due to the windows, we chose a pop-up... pop-up vent (the strongest model available, therefore wider than the cooktop) with... that the vent would fit behind it. The different widths and the gap between cooktop..."
5 Stunning Modern Range Hoods
Today's kitchen range hoods can look like sleek sculptures. Here's what to look for when you go shopping for one
"the unit vented? There are basically two types: Top and back vents. The ideal location... outside vent. Codes have to be met for gas ranges though, in my part of the world... regular vent is impossible. It was quite an ordeal to get the gas range installed... with good venting and up to code, but worth it. With the nice open area at the range... outside venting just wasn't going to happen. Use of an induction cooktop took care..."
Home Above the Range: Smart Uses for Cooktop Space
With pot fillers, shelves, racks and more, you can get the most function out of the space above your kitchen range
"hood, a vented microwave, a backsplash, a pot filler, or a storage shelf. And many... outside vent. You could vent back into the room with a charcoal filter, but that too... could also vent straight out the wall if your cooktop is against an exterior wall and... microwave/vent over the stove, and I hate it! It is too high for my children to reach... and the vent sounds like a helicopter to boot :P. I think I would prefer a nice looking..."
7 Ways to Improve Bathroom Air Quality for Better Health
Clear the air for good — the right bathroom ventilation can purify what you breathe and prevent those nasty smells
"he is venting into attic space. Not venting through to any exterior pipe/exhaust... excuse to vent into an attic space, the vent should end up outside the attic space. Serious... supposed to vent into the attic and must be attached to something that vents outside.... that LED vent looks good. My vents are rectangular rather than square, but I suppose... bashed the vent stopper to bend it a little for my powder room fan off the dining room..."
Kitchen Design: To Hood or Not to Hood?
"handle the vent over our stove. We ended up going with a super cool stainless steel chimney... really does vent better than any other system we've used. And that's important when I'm... downdraft vent that pops up only when it is needed. The ducting goes down and under the... solution for venting island stovetops. Here, pot racks make the hood seem like a natural..."
10 Ways to Hide That Air Conditioner
Feeling boxed in designing around your mini-split air conditioner? Try one of these clever disguises and distractions
"ducts and vents that are often integrated into the architectural design of a house,... air flow vents would be blocked if the units were to be mounted that way. The vents... need no vents and to control costs. I wouldn't advise placing them over books or e... out the vent on the bottom (supply). If you recess it into a wall like some of the... unobstructed venting. Do not run it all the way up to the ceiling, but leave a few inches..."
8 Kitchen Design Tips for Foodies
"tackle the vent hood, and it's so important. Most builders vent the fan in the hood over... about vent hoods. Check out the light before you buy. We got a hood that sucks... had them vented to the outside. BIG difference! It keeps your home much cleaner too... a good vent hood will capture that too. if space allows, two dishwashers are better... proper vent hood size is important. I like the hood extending over the range by an..."
Detox Your Kitchen for the Healthiest Cooking
Maybe you buy organic or even grow your own. But if your kitchen is toxic, you're only halfway to healthy
"Improperly vented gas stoves, Teflon-coated pans and particleboard cabinetry made with... without venting, you should look into getting a vent. If you have a gas stove that... have a vent and turn it on, gas stove will be fine. If you live in an older home... stove venting, some of this article reads as if it was written 10-15 years ago. Many..."
How Low Should Your Drapes Go?
Hover, brush the floor or pool like Scarlett O'Hara's tears — we give you the lowdown on curtain length options
"from the vents. That looks stupid too. Plastic vent deflecters that sit on the floor... put the vents in the ceiling! Again, a man was in charge of that so it didn't get... above the vents...what we would call "high waters" pants look. ( Just add a pair of white... baseboard vents. Are there other types of deflecters I dont know about? Very interesting... forced-air vent far enough from the wall that the heat will move up the front of the curtains..."