Every installation has its own unique challenges. Here we were installing a brand new microwave range hood including a new vent to the outside.
After reading the manufacturer’s installation instructions, we carefully mark out the location of the holes for the mounting bracket. Here we will be drilling through tile backsplash so we used a hammer drill with masonry bits. Go slowly and lightly to avoid chipping tiles and keep the bit wet and cool to drill the best holes.
Once the mounting bracket had been installed properly, we needed to carefully cut two holes in the cabinets above for the range hood vent.
For this installation, we vented the range hood through the attic to an exterior wall.
Once the hole is drilled, we can install the vent and pipe. Take the time to tape and caulk your seams and gaps for the best result.
Here you can see all the fumes and smoke from this kitchen will be vented well away from the homeowners.