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What would the cost be to install a hood fan for a basement kitchen?

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Posted by: from Calgary
7/8/2015 at 8:08:38 PM

Just creating a suite in lower level and looking for cost right now.

Thanks.

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Date/Time7/8/2015 at 9:34:39 PM

Hi Megan,

Most of the work should be done as a rough in during the build. The ductwork is much easier and the electrician will put in a dedicated circuit. Once that is done, and the cabinets are installed, it should be about 2 hours max to install the hood, and connect the duct and power. It would be extremely difficult to do it as a separate project from scratch without major destruction and repair.

Hope this clarifies a bit.

Jim Kuzma

Kettleby Handyman

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Date/Time7/8/2015 at 11:09:08 PM

It depends on the situation. Roughly $200-350.

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Dave from Nemco in Cambridge
Date/Time7/9/2015 at 8:08:47 AM

Approximately $300.

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Robert from Electrilight Ltd. in Oakville
Date/Time7/9/2015 at 8:29:21 PM

A hood fan alone costs $75-$600. The cheaper units won't need duct but could still be vented outside costing more money. Power for these small units can be run off a local outlet without too much trouble. Fans over 400 cfm may require 6" - 8" duct vented outside and can easily take a few hours and may run up to $600-$800 for all materials, cutting holes, running wires, etc. New wiring for these bigger units must be done by a qualified electrician to be done by Canadian Electrical Codes, contact one locally for a quote and be prepared to hire a handyman to run the duct and cut the holes as some electricians wont do this for you.

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