Extractor fans are designed to eliminate heat, vapour, moisture, food odour and toxic chemicals released from kitchen equipment and gases. They keep the temperature maintained, preventing the kitchen and home from sticking grease and tiny particles on the walls.
Extractors are installed in the kitchen hoods and into the walls. Kitchens are designed in various ways and extractors are fitted with different styles and technologies.
While deciding which type of extractor you must fit in the kitchen, many key points need to keep in the mind.
Extractor fans come in a variety of materials, shapes, sizes, durable powers, and efficiencies. The user makes decisions according to the requirements and budgets.
Selecting a suitable extractor fan in your kitchen can be a tricky thing. You can take help from the given steps to select a suitable sized extractor fan for your kitchen.
- Always choose the extractor by measuring the airflow of the fan. You can make a good choice by calculating the volume of the room by cube values.
L x b x h = c3
Here l is length, b is the breadth and h are the height of the room
c is the value that you will get after the calculations.
You can take the help of this formula for measuring the power of a fan.
- Choose the size depending on where you will adjust the fan.
- Measure the dimensions of the hood, chimney or wall and give the reference to the shopkeeper. He will help you by making a suitable choice.
You can select the size of extractor fan from online calculators available to help you make optimal decisions.