Friday, 18 October 2019

Best Chimneys For Indian Kitchens

  kitchenfreak       Friday, 18 October 2019
Best Chimneys For Indian Kitchens

1. Elica 60cm Auto Clean Chimney

For over a decade, Elica has been providing exceptional products across India. Among their 15 models and 50 versions, WD TBF HAC is the best option. The manufacturers of Elica have really crafted this product with elegance and grace. It is suitable for 2, 3 and 4 burner gas stove.

Suction Power – This product has 1200m^3/hr suction power which is efficient enough in getting rid of smoke, heat and harmful gases emitting from the gas stove.

Filter – The filterless technology present in this chimney forces oils and other residues to make kitchen smoke free. This helps the air to move freely without any interruption.

Operation – It comes with motion sensor control and smooth touch display. As it has motion sensor, you can just wave your hand to turn it on/off and increase the suction speed level.

Another major benefit of this product – Heat Auto Clean Technology. By just pushing a button, the chimney will clean itself. This is achieved by using heating element which removes sticky oil particles and let it collect in an oil collector can. You can just clean this can once in a while.

This kitchen chimney also comes with 2 LED lamps which provide perfect lighting for cooking. These lamps consume just 3 Watts power so you don’t have to worry about more power consumption.

This chimney consumes less power (180 Watts) so you don’t have to worry about monthly electricity bills. It produces 58db which is actually less compared to other kitchen chimneys. The manufacturer is providing a 1-year warranty on the whole product and 5-years warranty on the motor.

What we like:

The suction power of 1200 m3/hr
Stylish look with curved glass
Suitable for both 2 and 4 burners
Filter-less technology
180-watt consumption
2 LED lamps for proper lighting
Touch panel for operation
Heat Auto Clean Technology
What we didn’t like:

You have to pay extra for installation

2. Faber HC SC BK 60cm Kitchen Chimney
Faber Auto-Clean Kitchen Chimney

Faber kitchen chimneys are known for their superior suction technology, higher efficiency and lesser noise. The model Hood Crest from their products is a combination of high performance, durability and stylish looks.

Suction – This model comes with the suction power of 1200m3/hr which ensures effective removal of oils, grease and other gases. Though the suction power is high, it doesn’t produce much noise so you can peacefully concentrate on your cooking.

Filter – Unlike other products mentioned above, this chimney doesn’t have any filters. The position of the motor in the chimney provides a clear pathway for proper air flow. With no filters, the consumable and maintenance cost is absolutely zero.

Operation – It come with digital touch display. Along with that, it also has a special feature – gesture control, which is not available in the above products. Just by waving your hand, you can control the speed of the suction. It also has a one-touch control panel; you can also use it for operation.

Hood Crest kitchen chimney also has auto-clean technology. With this option, you no longer have to dirty your hands for cleaning the chimney. With just one click, the auto-clean feature will generate some heat to force the oil, grease and other residues to move in a collector can. If you can just clean the can once in a while, then it will be sufficient enough.

The 2 LED lights provided on each corner of the chimney provides sufficient light for cooking. Faber Hood Crest kitchen hood comes with 5-years warranty on the motor and 1-year comprehensive warranty.


1200 m3/hr
Heat-Auto-Clean technology
Wall mounted
Powerful motor
Less noise level
Touch and gesture control
Oil collector
Filter-less technology

A little bit pricey

3. Eurodoma HC TC Kitchen Chimney
Eurodomo kitchen chimney

Eurodomo is a renowned European brand providing innovatively crafted kitchen appliances like sinks, chimneys and others for the past 15 years. In their product range, HC TC 60 model not only has amazing looks but also has smart features as well.

Suction – This chimney has power capacity of 1200 cubic meters per hour which is sufficient enough to suck out smoke, dirt, and vapors emitted while cooking.

Filter – It comes with high-quality stainless steel baffle filters making it the best kitchen chimney for Indian kitchen household. Because this filter which is efficient in removing oil, smoke and other residue particles emitted while cooking.

Operation – Touch control panel present on the top of chimney provides easy and fast operation. 2 LED lights are provided at the front of the chimney which brighten the cooking area

Manufacturer has provided auto-clean feature in this product. When you want to clean the filters, just press the auto-clean button, the chimney will generate some heat to loosen the stubborn oil and other deposits on the filter which will be collected in an oil collector.

At highest suction setting, it produces 58Db of noise which can be irritating for some people. Eurodomo provides free installation for this product unlike other kitchen chimney brands. It comes with 1-year manufacturer warranty and 5-years warranty on the motor.


Suction capacity: 1200 m3/hr
Auto-clean feature
Premium black finish
Tempered glass
Requires cleaning once in 6 months
2 LED lights
Touch control panel
Stainless steel baffle filters
1-year overall warranty and 5 years on motor

Produces 58Db noise
Proper user manual not provided

4. Hindware Nevio 90cm Kitchen Chimney

For over 60 years, Hindware has made its mark nationwide with its quality, commitment, advanced technology, futuristic designs and durable products. From their wide range of cooker hoods, we shall discuss Nevio 90 – which is a unique blend of cutting edge technology and stylish design.

Suction – This duct type of kitchen chimney has the suction power of 1200m3/hr which effective enough in removing smoke, odour and harmful gases.

Filter – It contains stainless steel baffle filter – which forces the oils and other cooking residues to stay in the baffle and lets only to freely flow between the filters.

Operation – Using one-touch control, you can easily operate the chimney without any hassles.

Just like the first product, Nevio 90 also uses auto-clean technology. By just clicking one button, this feature will make sure the oil and other residues sticking on the baffle will be forced into an oil collector box. You have to just clean the box once in a while to maintain the chimney clean and fresh.

This kitchen chimney has a unique feature – Metallic Blower, connected to the duct system. This feature ensures high air delivery, durability, and less noise. Nevio 90 is also equipped with 2 LED lamps which provide illumination to a large area of the countertop. As these lights consume very less power, you don’t have to worry about electricity bills even if you keep them on for a longer period of time.

As the manufacturer is providing a 1-year comprehensive and 5-year motor warranty, you can be assured of quality. Once you purchase the product, the certified service engineers will provide product installation.


Suitable for >200 sqft kitchen size
Baffle filters
Curved glass, wall mounted
Auto clean
Maximum airflow, suction capacity 1200 m3/hr
Oil collector box
One touch control
High-quality stainless steel
2 LED lamps

Though manufacturer provides installation, it is charged separately
Pipe has to be replaced once in a while.

5. Inalsa Nexa 60BKMAC Kitchen Chimney
Inalsa kitchen chimney

Inalsa is a subsidiary company of European company which has been developing high quality home appliances since its inception in 1967. Among their product range, Nexa 60BKMAC is one of the best kitchen chimneys in India.

Suction – It has 1250 m3/hr suction capacity which is efficient enough to eliminate heat, smoke, and other harmful gases that are often emitted in Indian kitchens. It is suitable for kitchen size of 175sqft. It can handle smoke or heat from heavy frying and grilling as well.

Filter – This is a filter less chimney. So, there is no issue of cleaning the filters.

Operation – It comes with smooth touch control and motion sensor. Because of sensors, you can just turn on/off, the chimney by just waving before it. The touch control is also very easy to operate as well.

This product comes with auto-clean technology which lets you maintain the chimney easily. Bu just pressing the auto-clean feature, heat will be generated which will melt down any oil accumulated in motors and filter. This oil will be collected in an oil collector which can be cleaned easily once in a while.

Two LED lights are provided in the kitchen chimney which is helpful to illuminate the stove area in dim lighting conditions. It produces 65 dB of noise which is actually very high and irritating as well. It has only 2 speed settings. So you can use the suction based on your requirement. 7 years warranty on motor and 2 years warranty on the product is provided by the manufacturer.


Toughened glass top
Thermal auto-clean
Touch control and motion sensor
Suitable for 2 to 4 gas stoves
2 LED lights
2 speed settings
Filter less technology

Generates 65dB of noise

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