Commercial Vent Hood Installation Cost
Commercial Vent Hood Installation Cost is a fact of life for anyone operating a commercial kitchen.
The average cost of commercial hood installation ranges from $964 to $1174 per linear foot.
Most commercial hoods are about 10-14 feet long. The price varies depending on various factors such increased labor and transport costs, that will vary from city to city. For instance a New York City commercial vent hood installation cost can vary from as much as 1450 dollars to dollars per linear square foot. This is almost 30 percent higher than Orlando Florida. The estimates quoted herein are of course for a professional installation and are non-binding. Many who will read this will try and cut corners. They’re literally playing with fire.
In general, a professional range hood installation will take around a day. Contractors worth their salt like the ones at Master Fire Prevention will do a spot check up shortly after the initial installation is complete. How much do vent hoods cost? Prices vary considerably based mostly on the style and material used. For instance copper and stainless steel will make the tend to be more expensive than basic black and white units. In terms of style, a mid-grade, under-cabinet hood may only cost $65 – $100. A high-end, stainless steel island hood can cost upwards of $2500. Installing the hood on an exterior wall is typically the most affordable option. This requires the least amount of duct runs.
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DO’s and DON’Ts
DO make sure your hood is large enough to cover the entirety of the cooking surface.
DON’t move forward with your commercial vent hood installation if you don’t have the electrical in place already.
DO make sure that the hood is vented to the exterior (and not into your ceiling or other interior space).
Sometimes form over function is paramount. For instance, if you are installing an island hood, you’ll need to vent the hood through the ceiling or the roof. This type of installation is generally more costly. Keep in mind that downdraft, recirculating, and “vent-less” exhaust systems are not as effective, but they may be the only option available in certain situations.
If you have any other questions about commercial kitchen vent hood installation, NYC’s Master Fire Prevention is your one stop shop. Call (917) 580-9330 and check out our youtube videos at youtube.com/fireprotectionnyc. We service Manhattan, Bronx, Staten Island, Brooklyn and Queens, NY as well as Long Island, Northern NJ and Westchester.