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Kitchen Hoods That Steal the Spotlight

In the kitchen, the spot for the range hood is considered prime real estate. Homeowners used to put the microwave there. But that's getting swapped out for a decorative hood, which can come in a range of metals.

A stainless steel hood offers a safe pick for those desiring a more modern style.

An all white kitchen with stainless steel hood

Photo by Kitchen Design Concepts

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For a slightly bolder choice, copper tone or blackened steel range hoods are growing in popularity.

Kitchen with coffered ceilings and dark brass exhaust hood

Photo by Kitchen & Bath Concepts

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A kitchen with grey-blue counter, hanging light fixtures and matching exhaust hood.

Photo by Kirley+ Architecture

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Some range hoods with added decorative detailing are becoming the stars of kitchen design. For example, polished gold details outline some hoods for extra shine.

Kitchen showing black exhaust hood with gold colored trimming

Photo by Designs by Craig Veenker

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Take a look at this copper range hood outlined with brass straps. That's sure to be a strong focal point in the kitchen.

White kitchen with darker accents and a brass exhaust hood

Photo by Advance Design Studio, Ltd.

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In a more traditional home, wooden hoods continue to be popular. But the colors are changing. For example, in an all-white kitchen, a darker, contrasting wood-stained hood is becoming the go-to choice.

Kitchen with wood stained wall accents and darker exhaust hood

Photo by Oakley Home Builders

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