Inclined hoods for the kitchen

When the kitchen appliances are updated, the stove and hood are installed first. The modern market offers a huge selection of air purification devices. One of their newest models are inclined hoods..

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Differences between an inclined hood and a traditional one

The name of these hoods speaks for itself. The working surface, unlike the usual ones, is located at an angle to the stove. This makes it possible to increase the space above the hob. Nothing prevents you from standing near the stove.

The designers have made every effort to make the work panel look presentable. The result is a modern design hood, using materials such as ceramics, glass, plastic and metal..

Available with touch panel and LCD.

Its work is simple. Inclined hoods draw in air around the perimeter through small holes. The laws of aerodynamics work here – air, passing through narrow slots, accelerates. At the same time, fat does not accumulate on the surface of the hood, but goes directly into the filter..

In addition, all innovative technologies are used in inclined hoods:

  • The hood is almost inaudible. The hood is very quiet. Noise level does not exceed 40 decibels.
  • High performance with low energy consumption. The optimal suction level will easily clean the air in your kitchen, and the energy saving will help reduce costs.
  • Convenient control panel. It is easy to operate the functions, in addition, some models have a remote control, which will be especially convenient in kitchen-living rooms.
  • Automated control process, it is possible to program on and off, which will also lead to saving resources and money.
  • Easy and simple to install. Installation will not raise any questions, everyone will be able to install an inclined hood, even without experience.

The modern inclined range hood is not only an air purifier, but also a stylish kitchen accessory. And its ergonomics will allow you to place this device in any, even the smallest kitchen..

Varieties of models and sizes

The product range of this product is very wide. You can choose an inclined hood for every taste and budget. There are three types of inclined hoods, differing in the method of work..

  1. The hood, taking air from the kitchen, simply removes it through the ventilation, thereby freeing up space for the inflow of fresh air. Conventional horizontal hoods also work according to this principle. This type of cleaning is the most effective, although it requires working ventilation with an appropriate throughput for this hood, otherwise the air absorbed by the device will go through ventilation to other rooms.
  2. Exhaust hood operating under recirculation conditions. Taking air, passes it through a series of filters, releases it back purified. Such a hood is advantageous in that it does not need a connection to ventilation. That is, firstly, there will be no air duct, and secondly, there is no need to have a working ventilation system nearby. This type of inclined hood will perfectly cope with the tasks set for it, provided that the filters are replaced in a timely manner..
  3. Mixed type. You program this type of hood yourself, depending on what working conditions you need. This is especially true when performing various work in the kitchen, because the power of air purification is different, you fry cutlets, or steam vegetables.

Inclined hoods are also available in different sizes. And your choice should be based on the volume of the kitchen, as well as on the equipment and design..

  • Small range hoods measuring 55 cm are suitable for compact two-burner hobs.
  • For a standard kitchen in panel houses, where the stove size is usually 60 cm and the hood should be selected of the same size.

In rooms where food is cooked for a long time and a lot, a model with a powerful motor is needed, capable of driving as much air as possible through itself. In such rooms, it is recommended to install an inclined hood with an increased size from 70 cm to 80 cm.

The variety of colors is also great. Here are the standard white, beige, silver hoods, and deep red. You can find or order and devices in other shades or with ornaments. But still the most popular color today for inclined hoods is and remains black. In this color scheme, this device is similar to an LCD TV screen. It fits easily into any kitchen interior.

In addition, for some models of inclined hoods, the angle of inclination of the working face changes, which makes it possible to transfer it to an almost vertical position..

The materials from which inclined hoods are made are also varied, but the most popular are glass. They look great and are easy to clean..

Principle of operation and installation

There are three principles of operation for inclined hoods, as we have already said:

  • air outlet;
  • air cleaning;
  • mixed version.

Its installation depends on what type of your electric hood is. In any case, it will not be more difficult than installing a traditional horizontal hood, but somewhere even easier. To install the first and third types of inclined hoods, you need to connect them to the ventilation system of your home..

But let’s look at everything in order:

  1. We mount an inclined hood on the wall. This is done with a drill and dowels. For fire safety, it is allowed to mount the hood at a height of 60 cm from the hob if the stove is gas, and 50 cm if it is electric..
  2. We equip the air outlet to the ventilation using an air pipe, while taking into account that each bend on it reduces the exhaust capacity by 10%, so the best option is to connect the device to the ventilation directly without bends and long shafts.

When installing an inclined hood, it is worth considering the fact that during its operation the ventilation pipe vibrates, therefore it is necessary to provide a small space between the air duct and the ceiling frame, in order to avoid rubbing the latter.

The second point is not useful if you are installing a kitchen hood with an air purification system. The whole process of eliminating dirt and odor in such a device takes place inside the case, and there is no need to connect to the ventilation system. The only thing this species needs is an electrical outlet..

Some kitchen designs involve fixing a tilted hood to the ceiling. The design feature allows it. But if you are attaching a sloped hood to the ceiling, check that the installation is secure..

Anyone who chooses an inclined hood is concerned about whether such a device with an air purification system will cope with the task at hand. According to numerous reviews, the inclined hood, whatever the cleaning system it is, copes with the destruction of dirt and odors no worse than conventional horizontal appliances. But its silent work puts it one step above conventional hoods. In addition, the design of the sloped hoods is beyond praise..

The only drawback of this type of device is its high price. But even here you can find models that are not so expensive..

Company Krona has long established itself in the kitchen appliances market. At the moment, she is also engaged in the production of inclined hoods. The price of the product of this company is very democratic and is suitable even for a small budget, and the model range is extensive, and almost everyone will find in it the hood they dreamed of.

Construction design in the interior

Every day the popularity of inclined hoods is growing, displacing air purifiers for kitchens with a horizontal work surface into the background. Perhaps the main point in the interior, when the possibility of installing a horizontal hood is absent, is the placement of cabinets above the hob. In this case, only a conventional horizontal hood will do. In other cases, the possibility of replacing with an inclined hood exists, and in some moments it is even necessary..

The installation of an inclined hood will be appropriate in any stylistic solution from classic kitchen to avant-garde.If your kitchen interior is made in high-tech or minimalist style, an inclined hood with its modern design will be the best solution. Made of metal, it has a clear geometric shape that will look great in these styles of kitchen space..

The inclined cooker hood with a curved hemisphere will add a geometric accent to the modern kitchen design.

An inclined glass hood is suitable for an Art Nouveau kitchen. White, beige or black – depends on the color scheme of your kitchen unit and the room as a whole.

The inclined hood with a print will be the central accent in the interior of the kitchen in soothing colors..

The red hood is suitable for kitchens where the classic combination of black and red is used..

Purchase a tilted hood in a frame for a classic kitchen interior, and it will symbolize a picture in a baguette. The hood will also look good, turning into a protective panel for the stove, carrying additional functionality.

Even in the smallest kitchen, an inclined hood with a self-cleaning air system will wonderfully fit in without cluttering the room with a ventilation box.

Care

The best part about modern appliances is that they will tell you when you need to clean them. This also applies to inclined hoods. Inside them there are special sensors that calculate the permeability of the amount of air through the filters, and report the achievement of the minimum permissible value to the corresponding indicator. You just have to change the filter.

Cleaning the hood itself will also not cause much trouble. You just need to rub the hood with a rag and remove the grease. Never use abrasive substances or melamine sponges, as the surface of inclined hoods is most often glossy, you can easily scratch it and the gloss of the coating will disappear.

A modern inclined hood is not only a high-tech device for cleaning the air from dirt and odors, but also an additional accessory in interior design, its sophisticated shapes and unsurpassed style will give a unique look to your kitchen.

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