How Much Does It Cost to Install a Range Hood? (2021)

If you’re reading this, you are either interested in allocating budget to your new remodeling project, or you purchased a new range hood and quickly realized how complicated it can be to install. Either way, you’re probably wondering, how does it cost to install a range hood?

Installing a range hood with ductwork typically costs $300 to $900. Installing a ductless range hood is much less expensive, only costing around $100 to $300.

But there’s a lot more to it than that. So, in this article, you will learn how much it cost to install a range hood and how to find someone to install one if necessary.

Editor’s note: This article was updated on September 22, 2021, to include additional information regarding range hood installation.

How much does it cost to install a ducted range hood?

If you want to install a ducted range hood, it must be connected to ductwork and vents outside the home. This usually involves cutting right through the walls outside of the home, although it can also involve running ducts throughout the house. More duct length means more installation work.

The cost varies based on the amount of ducting and its route. It may emerge directly from the wall or ascend via the ceiling. Installing a range hood with ductwork typically costs $300-900.

How much does it cost to install a ductless range hood?

Because there is no ductwork to deal with, ductless range hoods are far easier and less expensive to install, especially if you’re replacing an old range hood and installing a new one.

The typical installation cost of a ductless range hood is around $100-$300.

How much do range hoods cost

The cost of a hood varies based on its size and kind. The average range hood can vary between $500 and $1200.

How to find a contractor to install your range hood


Installing a range hood can be a daunting task, which is why many homeowners opt to have their hoods installed professionally. We hope you now have a better of how much it will cost if you end up taking this route.

In this post, we covered the typical cost to install a ducted and ductless range hood. Here are some key takeaways:

Key takeaways

  • Carbon fitlres can not be cleaned, they must always be replaced
  • Replace yoru carbon filters very three to six months

If you’d like to learn more about range hoods, check out our full blog here. Stay safe!

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