We ordered this hood to mount 42" high above our 6-burner 30" wide stove. I was dubious, a high-quality stainless steel hood with 900 CFM! It arrived on time and in a very well-padded box. No problems so far. Once unpacked, I noticed the unit was incredibly well-made. 16-gauge stainless had a "brushed" or nickel-colored appearance and is very study. Mounting was super easy. The hood came with a standard 3-prong plug and mounted to the wall with two screws. It came with one length of flexible venting for the attic, but we went and bought some more to do it in one shot. We were a bit worried about the lights in the back (???) of the hood, but don't worry. They are halogen and spread a generous amount of light over our entire stove. You can run the lights without the fan. The fan is not noticeably noisy until you get to levels 5 and 6. At full power, I can't make out what my husband in saying at a normal tone about 20 feet away without him yelling. The controls are very sleek looking. My *only* complaint is that the fan takes a second longer than you'd think to turn on/ramp up once you touch the controls. The delay took some getting used to.
- Would you recommend this to a friend? Yes