Give your kitchen a high-end upgrade with a DIY range vent hood made of simple supplies from the hardware store. This weekend project will take a few hours and only a small portion of your remodeling budget.
The vent above your range does an important job in the kitchen. While functional, it isn't always the most visually appealing feature. Most range vent hoods look like they're better suited for sterile professional-grade kitchens, surrounded by other stainless-steel appliances, shelves, and countertops. To fix this problem, we built a range vent hood that can be installed right over the vent, creating a high-end element that will instantly upgrade your kitchen. Our vent hood had the control panel on the bottom of the unit, making this project a simple, aesthetic solution. This project is inexpensive, effective, and can be done in a weekend. If you can build a box, you can build a custom vent hood. Follow along with our steps below to see how we did it.