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Hooray for Humble Cooker Hoods!!

Advantages: Easy to install and use, quiet and efficient
Disadvantages: Shop around for prices before you buy.

Indesit Cooker Hood – H1612 BK I have recently purchased this cooker hood as we are updating our kitchen and needed to replace the old one which had been there for years. After a lot of searching for cooker hoods I came to the decision that I needed ...

shellshorses 07.05.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Indesit H161.2 BK

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Reasonable product

Advantages: free extended warranty - reasonable price
Disadvantages: bad motors on earlier models, service engineers might cut corners.

Bought as part of an installed kitchen, it's 3 fan speed is adequite but noisy, mine is set to circulating - as we have no external extraction. It will cut out due to overheating - so we have to have the kitchen window slightly ajar for feed cold air to t ...

BullDog_2005 31.12.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Baumatic BT9.3GL

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What's the point of it?

Advantages: Looks nice
Disadvantages: Very very noisy and doesn't extract steam

I bought this hood to install over the hob to extract steam from pans and food odours from the kitchen. However, I noticed that it didn't seem to extract steam very well and even with only boiling one pan, the steam condenses on the glass and steel und ...

Pip2002 04.02.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Baumatic BT9.3GL

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Unobtrusively Effective

Advantages: Unobtrusive, effective, easily maintained
Disadvantages: Could do with being a fraction deeper for my hob, noisy

My childhood memories of kitchens are of hot steamy places where the odour of cooking one meal never quite fully dissipated before preparation of the next was started. There were painted walls on which condensation collected and drips slowly descended to ...

Discerna 15.08.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Bosch DHI 635 H

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Nowhere near as quiet or powerful as it claims to be

Advantages: Good looks, good controls
Disadvantages: Not very effective at lower settings, and very noisy at higher settings

I bought this expensive Smeg cooker hood rather than a cheaper brand because the Smeg specs made it out to have much lower noise levels and much better extraction rates than most other models. I thought that would make it worth the extra money, seeing as ...

Scott-c 05.08.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Smeg KSE912X

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