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KitchenAid - Specialty Series 36" Telescopic Downdraft System - Stainless steel-Front_Standard

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Rating 4.1 out of 5 stars with 19 reviews

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Powerful, Elegant, Cool

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    Novice
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    This exhaust fan really "sucks"! It is very powerful. When installing this unit, make sure you have good ventilation. I had to add vents below the cabinet in order for the vent to go full force. Before I did that, it would pull in the gas flames, it was so strong. When it raises from the counter, everyone stares in awe. It quietly rises and turns on. And then when you're done, it just disappears. When we cook for parties, all our guests just gush over it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Inferior product

    Posted
    curious
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    Failed to suck in air at all and needs to press the on/ off button a few times to keep it To stay in an upright position. Before I can use it, I have callled kitchenaid to get it repaired already. A lemon product.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Product requires a lot of planning to install

    Posted
    SonomaGary
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    An installation video would be very helpful as I'm not certain how to proceed with new cabinets and stone counter tops... A mistake could be costly. I hope it works as well as the rest of my KitchenAid products.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    great downdraft for limited space

    Posted
    Topculinary
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    Glides up & down smoothly. Large surface area for the vent openings. Absorbs cooking odors well so far. Fairly quiet motor. The on/off button was scratched on arrival so I'm still waiting for replacement

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Looks great, but........

    Posted
    Gene
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    It’s a cool downdraft, but it’s not very effective. It captures of the the smoke and orders, but it’s not great at it. I feel a hood is way more effective.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    sometimes slides incorrectly

    Posted
    Iphoneguru
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    • My Best Buy® Member

    needs to be greased sometimes on the right or left side so it doesn't make sounds when it goes up or down. Other than that, it's amazing. sleek design and strong.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    A-ok

    Posted
    NARD
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    This product replaced an older unit that was removed when we got a new range top.it was delivered and installed in a timely window.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Thanksgiving dinner

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    Sums
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
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    We were able to cook a tray of potato gratin, 2 lamb legs, and a tray of stuffed chickens - with our double ovens. The food was moist and delicious -

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Better than many

    Posted
    drducky
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    This replaced a similar sized GE Profile that died. This rises higher for taller pots and has greater cfm from blower

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Beauty and function.

    Posted
    shrink57
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    Looks great and powerful. Really gives my kitchen the wow factor.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Kitchenaid 36 downdraft

    Posted
    DanB
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    Not as strong as I expected but still works well. Hope it lasts longer than the gas range.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    excellent fan

    Posted
    ruthandal
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    Quieter than last, looks nice, not a ton of options with the telescopic vent fans but so nice and compact

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great vent

    Posted
    Gunner
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    I’ve been very pleased with the vent thus far. The different suction levels more than meet my needs

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Looks amazing! Super powerful!

    Posted
    Bgar
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    Outstanding vent system! Super powerful. Looks modern, sleek and high tech. Very happy with our purchase!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great alternative to overhead

    Posted
    Txdad
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    Great alternative to overhead vent. Never have seen one before but like the look.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great performance.

    Posted
    Rbelton
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    Great performance. Highly recommended. Independent draft co trolls helpful.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    telescopic downdraft

    Posted
    Lynn
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    Does a good job at what it is supposed to do but is really loud.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Working great

    Posted
    SBalivada
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    Good draft even for grills/smokes kind of cooking!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Down draft vent

    Posted
    Mario
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    This is a non space occupying device,efficient,easy to clean

    I would recommend this to a friend