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Cooker hood/extractor height!


 
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montymole

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 13, 2006 9:54 pm Reply with quote

What is the maximum height (from hob) I could get away with for 600mm wide extractor fan/hood? The manufacturers recommendation is 600mm for an electric hob. However, having placed it in that position it appears far too low and doesnt look right. However, I don't want to place it too high that it makes the unit in-effective!

Any recommendations?
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JohnD

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 13, 2006 10:12 pm Reply with quote

1000m

(cooker is 850 high... lots of people are 1800 tall and shouldn't have to bang their heads on the hood as they lean over to look in the pans.
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toasty

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 14, 2006 8:05 am Reply with quote

Agreed,

Ours is as high as it needs to be so that I don't bang my head and it still works fine.

It's 1m90 ish so just over a metre above the worktop.
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 17, 2006 7:38 am Reply with quote

also depends on the height of your ceiling, I had to adjust ours to allow for the Chimney Hood extractor.
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