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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.

Materials

  • 1/2" plywood
  • 2x6 backer boards
  • 2x4 boards
  • aluminum tape
  • hood
  • vent elbow
  • drywall
  • transition fitting
  • 1-5/8" drywall screws
  • minimally expanding foam insulation

Tools

  • carbide bit
  • chisel bit
  • compound miter saw
  • gloves
  • safety glasses
  • screw gun
  • hammer
  • hammer drill
  • pry bar
  • reciprocating saw
  • stud finder
  • tape measure
  • impulse nailer

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