To install a chimney on the hood of your house for kitchen requires good care and special guidance. It is very important to get it done correctly and moreover safely. The most common hoods of chimney that are available in the market are free standing but come with different widths. Many of the Kitchen chimneys are attached to the wall face as they come up with some bonus feature.
These hoods can be cheap or expensive as well, it can be digital as well as led indicators in it. For very much convenient work and clean up, one may even come up with dishwasher grease filter. Since these hoods are placed attached to the cook tops so their width must be same as. An added hood is also available out there, so before installing any chimney at home, keep that in mind.
#1 Careful Handling
You should not remove the hood most probably until it’s time to install it. When lifting is being done, make sure you just use your fingers to lift it up. Never ever try to lift it by the utensil rails, not even in dream. Safety glasses and cotton gloves are mandatorily recommended. The gloves at least ensure that no fingerprints and scratches are there. Lastly, don’t try to remove any plastic. You can do that, but only after the installation is complete.
#2 Always Use Professional Person (Electrician) to Install Kitchen Chimney
Unless there is an electrical installation experience, this tip is highly recommended. The electrical connections that are been done should be correct and attached to hood. Remember, to disconnect the electrical supply until fully installed and even check the slot that the power is off or not as it will automatically turn on while wired. Always call an electrician if needed as there is always professional wiring should be done. Along with the electrical connections, it is even recommended to keep distance between hood and the cook-top.
#3 Proper Ventilation is Needed
Never connect it to an existing ventilation system that has been already used. The ventilation flow must be its own and always remember that the hood removed odors and not steam. Proper air circulation and ventilation is necessary for air. The air that is flowing should not be exhausted and needs to flow free from every side possible. The hood ensures a smoke-free, pleasant smelling kitchen even when it’s not there; it’s the work that is being done.
#4 Proper Ducting of Hood
Along with the correct and accurate ducting flow, the hood must be ducted properly as well. Before starting the duct work, you should know where it is going to lead or run. The shorter, the more better, as if long run, it will cause performance issues. It is highly recommended to put the hood ventilator outside, as if not, it will still collect the odors, and smell inside, but will also push back the heat inside the house. If the filters of the hood are not regularly cleaned and rotated, then the odor will keep moving inside the house. There is some additional cleaning inside, with which it will become hard to resist. There are decided and specific number of hoods is there to be installed so make sure to comply with it well.
So, this is clear that installing and having kitchen chimney is good but dangerous also, so you need to take care of your work, as the hoods and cooktops needs to be cleaned well and placed properly and not inside the house. Hoping that this article may help you stay safe and keep your family more safe. Stay precautious always.