Vent Hood FAQs


Haier - Vent Hood Sone Rating

A Sone is an internationally recognized unit of loudness. To get a sense of what one Sone represents,one Sone is equivalent to the sound of a quiet refrigerator in a quiet kitchen. Generally the lower the Sonerating, the quieter the hood.

Haier - Vent Hood Light Flickering

Haier vent hoods that have LED lights can flicker or flash if the light is replaced with a non-dimmable light. Make sure the bulb installed is a Par20 8W dimmable LED bulb. There are two types of Par 20 bulbs - be sure the installed bulb is dimmable.

Haier - Vent Hood Not Working / Not Venting Properly

Poor or No AirflowAluminum grease filters are clogged. Grease filters can be cleaned in the dishwasher or with a solution of hot water and dish detergent. Allow the filter to dry completely before putting the filter back in place.Charcoal filters are clogged. The charcoal filter is not washable; it ...

Haier - Can a Vent Hood Replace an Over the Range Microwave?

An over the range microwave oven can be replaced by a ducted or non-ducted range vent hood.

Haier - Vent Hood CFM Rating

Range hoods are measured in CFMs. Cubic feet per minute or CFM Is the amount of air moved by the range hood. Generally the higher number, the better the venting. 

Haier - Vent Hood Ducting and Exhaust Options

A hood should never be vented into spaces within walls, ceilings, attics, crawl spaces, or garages. The humidity and grease collect in the space, creating a fire hazard.Length of DuctingFor maximum performance keep the duct straight and short.Use the shortest route with the fewest turnspos...

Haier - Vent Hood Lamp Replacement

Make sure the range hood lights are cool and power to the hood has been turned off before replacing the light bulb(s). To avoid damage or decreasing the life of the new bulb, do not touch bulb with bare fingers. Wear cotton gloves or use a tissue when replacing the light bulb.Disconnect power.I...

Haier - Vent Hood Duct Length

For maximum performance keep the duct straight and short. Use the shortest route with the fewest turnspossible to exhaust the hood. 45° turns are better than 90° turns. Be sure to use an external roof or wall cap.

Haier - Vent Hood Installation Height

Most common installations require the hood to be mounted with 24" - 30" between the bottom of the hood and the top of the cooktop. This is high enough to prevent heat damage from the cooktop but low enough to still capture the airborne particulates and odors.

Haier - Cleaning Stainless Vent Hood

To clean your stainless steel vent hood:Do a preliminary clean of your appliance with vinegar: Spray your appliance liberally with vinegar and use a soft cotton or microfiber cloth to wipe the vinegar off.Rub in the direction of the grain. Wiping across the striations can cause scratches to app...

Haier - Vent Hood Cleaning Filters

Filters should be inspected monthly and any surface debris should be removed. Grease filters can be cleaned in the dishwasher or with a solution of hot water and dish detergent. Allow the filter to dry completely before putting the filter back in place.If the hood is recirculating, it will also have...

Haier - Filters for Recirculating Hoods

If the hood is not vented to the outside, it will recirculate the air back into the house. Special filters are required for recirculating hoods; these filters have charcoal grains which are used to absorb odors. It is important that the filter is replaced regularly. For filter installation and ...

Haier - Vent Hood Rating Plate Location

The model and serial number is located on the product's rating plate. The most common location for the tag is at the rear of the unit. Other locations include:HoodsUnder the filter. The filter must be removed to find the tag.

Haier - Ducted Versus Ductless Hoods

Ducted hoods, also known as vented hoods, require ductwork to draw the pollutants out of the home.Ductless hoods, also known as recirculating or un-vented hoods rely on charcoal filters that attract andcapture odors before the air is expelled back into the kitchen. Ductless hoods will not eliminate ...

Haier - Vent Hood Cleaning

Clean the hood and grease filters frequently. Disconnect power before cleaning. Never run the hood without the grease filters in place.To clean:Use liquid detergent and water, or an all-purpose cleanser.Wipe with damp soft cloth or nonabrasive sponge, then rinse with clean water and wipe dry.Grease ...

Haier - Exhausting Vent Hood to Attic, Crawl Space, or Garage

You should never exhaust the hood into spaces within walls, ceilings, attics, crawl spaces or garages. Thehumidity and grease collect in the space creating a fire hazard.

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