Written by Hayley Gilbert

7 of the best extractor fans

Remove cooking smells and steam while adding a focal point to your kitchen with the latest eye-catching extractor fans

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Extractor fans are a big part of your kitchen, and are essential to help reduce moisture whilst you are cooking. It is worth taking the time to shop around and check out the best on the market, as a good quality hood will last you a long time. We’ve done the hard work for you here, so keep reading for the best extractors on the market…

Colour pop

extractor fans

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Smeg’s Portofino KPF9 90cm chimney cooker hood comes in a range of colours to make an instant impact in any kitchen space. Choose from anthracite, black, olive green, orange, red, turquoise, white, yellow or stainless steel for this A+ rated model with dishwasher-proof filters and LED lighting. It has 781m3/h extraction and 67db noise level.

Order yours for £549 from AO

Sensor light

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With an ambient light sensor that adjusts automatically to suit your kitchen’s conditions as well as an intelligent vapour sensor, Franke’s 115cm Cloud hood features noise-cancelling double brushless motors and large, ambient light panel. A-rated for energy, it has adjustable cables to suit the ceiling height, three speeds plus intensive, 680m3/h extraction, 71dB noise and a choice of white or grey – both with a dark grey trim.

Order yours for £2,995 from Urban Lux

Tempered glass

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Verso from Falmec is a 55cm wall-mounted hood with overlapping tempered glass panels. The upper panel can be opened and adjusted when stronger extraction is needed. Added features include LED lighting, four speed settings, 800m3/h extraction rate, 62dB noise level and an A energy efficiency rating. It also has a double suction area, is touch controlled and comes in white or gloss black glass.

Order yours for £768, find stockists here

6th Sense® Technology

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The Whirlpool W Collection T-Box hood is a 90cm chimney style that uses intelligent sensors to select the optimum setting according to the cooking mode used, with perimetral extraction to direct air to the outer edges for a fresh atmosphere throughout the room. It’s A++ rated with 779m3/h extraction and 57dB noise level.

Order yours now for £889.99 

Touch controls

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An 80cm vertical black glass hood, the Hotpoint PHVP8.7FLTK offers a powerful 713m3/h extraction rate to keep the kitchen grease-free and smelling fresh along with energy efficient LED lighting, electronic touch controls and a visual indicator that lets you know when it’s time to wash the grease filters or change the odour filter. It has three speeds plus a booster function, 68dB noise level and B rating.

Order yours now for £279 from Marks Electrical

Range cooking

Luxury extractor fans Westin

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Designed specifically for range cookers, the American hood from Westin comes with a high power motor and two sets of industrial-style filters for high heat cooking. In stainless steel and B rated for energy, there are eight widths to choose from, starting at 90cm, with four speeds, touch and remote control along with dimmable LEDs. It has a 531m3/h extraction rate and 62dB noise level.

Find out more about the American hood from Westin here

Space saver

Indesit extractor fans

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Designed to give users more room in the kitchen, Indesit’s 60cm Aria angled hood features a stylish black glass finish and powerful 647m3/h extraction rate. With energy efficient LED lighting, B energy rating, 70dB noise level and dishwasher-safe aluminium grease filters, it’s perfect for smaller kitchens.

Order yours now for £149.97 from Appliances Direct


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