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Kitchen and extraction. Can I use powerful bathroom wall/ceiling ones for steam and smells

(6 Posts)
Lelivre Sat 20-Jun-15 14:14:59

...because I don't like the look of most hoods and the ceiling ones are so expensive and a bit ugly too.

Lweji Sat 20-Jun-15 14:53:35

Have you considered an extractor fan under and through a wall cabinet?

Lelivre Sat 20-Jun-15 17:48:37

Leweji - yes I don't mind this kind at all and have had one before. But no cupboards on this side and just a single one isn't going to look right.

VeryPunny Sat 20-Jun-15 18:44:46

We have an above hob recirculating fan and then a wall mounted extractor fan for actual extraction, as the hob is not against an outside wall.

I am not sure you can get away with just a wall mounted one - it may depend on how far from your cooker it is. If you do buy one, spend extra money on a quiet one.

EarSlaps Sat 20-Jun-15 22:19:21

Kitchen extractor fans extract greasy air, so you change or wash filters. A bathroom extractor fan wouldn't have a filter so could get pretty disgusting.

Lelivre Sun 21-Jun-15 18:03:25

Earslaps - ah yes that's true. So I could have a greasy film everywhere. Although... I only fry once a wk max and never deep fry do you think I could get away with it

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