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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 repla...

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 hav...

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 - 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.

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 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 - 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 Sizing

The size of your range hood depends on the size of your range or cooktop. Your hood should be equal toor greater in width than your cooking surface.

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 turnspossible.45° ...

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 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 - 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 and capture odors before the air is expelled back into the kitchen. Ductless hoods will not eliminate...

Haier Vent Hoods - Auto Heat Sensor

Current Haier vent hoods offer an auto heat sensor that automatically turns the blower on if excess heat builds up around the hood. When doing a lot of cooking and hood has not been turned on, the hood will come on automatically if the temperatures become unsafe.

Haier - Kitchen Hub Entertainment Apps

As you're using your Haier appliances, don't forget to use your favorite entertainment or music apps from Google Play, like YouTube, Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, Spotify, and more, to step up your kitchen entertainment.   When using your apps, log into the app with your personal accoun...

Haier - Extended Service Contracts

The Warranty Group at 1-877-219-7553 handles all extended warranty questions on Haier appliances in the U.S. To schedule service under an existing extended service contract, contact Haier Appliances at 1-877-337-3639 or visit https://www.haierappliances.com/support/schedule-service.  No new contract...

Does My Haier Appliance Have WiFi Capability?

Haier has smart appliances you can monitor or control using the SmartHQ App on your smartphone or hands-free with Amazon Alexa or the Google Assistant*.  To confirm your appliance has WiFi capability: Locate your model number on the Haier web site. To search for your model, type your model number in...

Haier Vent Hood - Maximum Installation Height

When installing a vent hood, it is important that it is installed at a height to provide optimal effectiveness.You'll find a minimum installation height in the Installation Instructions for the vent hood.  Download a copy of the Installation Instructions.Although we do not have a maximum install...

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 - 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.Insert...

Haier - Kitchen Hub Home Screen

On the home screen, swipe up to access the Notification and Control Center. The Notification and Control Center allows you to easily access your notifications, settings, volume control, screen brightness, vent fan and light, camera, microphone, and screen lock all in one place.  Your Kitchen Hub com...

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 appear.S...

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 - Kitchen Hub SmartHome Voice Control

Use your voice to check your calendar, respond to texts, and more using Google Assistant.

Haier - Kitchen Hub Camera App

With the Kitchen Hub, you have a front facing camera to take photos or video chat with your family and friends. You also have an "overhead" camera underneath the Kitchen Hub so that you can take pictures of what you've cooked on your Haier appliance or create a video of your cooking sk...

Haier - About the Kitchen Hub

Transform the way you live in your kitchen, with the Kitchen. From recipes to smart home control to video chatting, and more—the Kitchen Hub makes your day-to-day easier. View the Kitchen Hub. The Kitchen Hub offers the following:VentilationAdjustable 600 CFM ventilationRecirculating or external ven...

Haier - Kitchen Hub Flavorly™ Recipe App

With the Kitchen Hub, you'll have access to 5000+ recipes and guided cooking through the Flavorly™ recipe app. Select a recipe, see the ingredients, adjust the serving size if needed (it will automatically adjust the recipe, and press Start. Once you press start, the app walks you through step-b...

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 ...

Ventilation - Recommended Duct Length

When planning the ducting for your vent hood, consult the Installation Instructions for your model. Duct Length  For maximum performance, keep the duct straight and short. In the past, installation instructions came with a chart outlining the "equivalent vent length."  With exhausting, pe...

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