Kenmore Elite 548 Undercabinet Range Hood Review

April 30, 2013 in Brands, Kenmore, Range Hood Review, Under Cabinet Range Hood Reviews

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Kenmore Elite 548 Undercabinet Quick Look

  • MSRP $900-$1200, Average Sales Price $850 – $950

  • Variable Speed, 850 CFM, 10.0 Noise Level(Sones), Local Blower

  • Sizes 36”, 42”, 48”,  22 Gauge Stainless Steel

  • 2 – 50w Halogen Lights, Stainless Steel Baffle Filters

Kenmore Elite 548 Professional Style Under Cabinet Range Hood in 22 gauge Brushed Stainless Steel comes in a 10” inch high design to conveniently and elegantly fit beneath your kitchen cabinet.

Dual Internal centrifugal blowers with an extraction power of 850 CFM, the Kenmore Elite 548 Series can quickly rid your kitchen of airborne cooking pollutants. When the fan is running on high speed, the noise level created is 10.0 sones. Removable Stainless Steel professional style grease Baffle Filters effectively capture cookings odors, grease and steam and are dishwasher safe for a painless cleanup.

Kenmore Elite features a Heat Sentry which detects excessive heat and automatically adjusts the blower speed to high keeping your kitchen environment clean. A convenient variable speed rotary control panel hidden beneath the vent hood, features a blower speed memory that saves your last setting. Dual 50 watt Halogen light bulbs provide bright cooktop illumination and 2 infrared heat lamps keep your food warm while waiting to serve (bulbs not included).

The Kenmore Elite 548 Series Undercabinet Range Hood comes in 36”, 42” and 48” widths and can be ducted either vertically or horizontally. You can purchase this Vent Hood in the following sizes for:

Kenmore Elite 36” model # 54820  - $850

Kenmore Elite 42” model # 54830  - $900

Kenmore Elite 48” model # 54840  - $950


Kenmore Professional 51000 Series Wall Hood Review

April 15, 2013 in Brands, Kenmore, Range Hood Review, Wall Range Hood Reviews

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Kenmore Professional 51000 Series Quick Look

  • MSRP $1400-$1550, Average Sales Price $1050- $1275

  • 3 Speed, Blower Sold Separately from $360 – $560

  • Sizes 30”, 36”,  304 Stainless Steel

  • 3 – 50w Halogen Lights, Stainless Steel Baffle Filters

Kenmore Pro 51000 features a Professional Style Wall Range Hood Shell seamlessly crafted with double wall 304 Stainless Steel. The design is clean and modern, a beautiful accent to any kitchen environment. The 51000 series comes in 30”(51003) or 36”(51063) inch widths.

Kenmore gives you the ability to determine the type of blower installation that works best for you with either an internal or external 1200 CFM motor. Blowers are sold separately, therefore Noise Levels or Sone rating is not available. This Professional Series offers high performance Stainless Steel Baffle filters to efficiently remove grease, odor and heat from any kitchen area. Removable dishwasher safe filters and grease tray make cleaning quick and easy.

An electronic touch control panel with LED indicators discretely hidden behind the front panel gives you 3 blower speed choices and 2 intensity levels for lighting. Three (30”) or four (36”) 50 watt GU 10 Halogen bulbs provide plenty of bright lighting for your cooking surface. Kenmore Professional 51000 series features a Heat Sentry which automatically turns the blower to high when excessive heat is sensed.

The Kenmore Professional 5100 can be mounted under a cabinet or as a wall mount with an optional chimney. This Range Hood can be ducted vertical or horizontal depending on your ventilation configuration.

You can purchase the Kenmore Professional 51000 Range Hood Series beginning at $1050 for the 51003 – 30” shell and $1275 for the 51063 – 36” inch width.

It is important to remember that the blower is purchased separately and the additional cost of the blower would need to be factored into the final purchase price. The internal Blower starts at $360 with 1200 CFM and the external Blower begins at $560 for 1200 CFM.