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How To Install a Soffit and Hood in a Kitchen

Installing a soffit and hood are great ways to add style elements in a kitchen that can inspire the cook in everyone.

  • Time

  • Price Range

  • Easy/Moderate

    Hard

If there's a cook in your home who loves to entertain and feed large parties, installing a soffit and hood in the kitchen is a great idea. They're excellent for absorbing odors, grease and moisture that can build up.

Let our DIY experts show you how to install a soffit and a hood in any kitchen with these steps:

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    Day

  • Price Range

    $500 - $1,000

  • Easy/Moderate

    Hard

How to Install a Soffit

A vertical soffit is installed to encase a hood vent, which will make the hood appear to be one built-in unit.

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  • Time

    Day

  • Price Range

    $500 - $1,000

  • Easy/Moderate

    Moderate to Hard

How to Install a Hood in a Kitchen

A vent hood is installed in a kitchen for a professional-style cooktop. Learn how to install your own with these step-by-step directions.

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