How much clearance is needed between the cooktop and the range hood?

Written By Hauslane Expert (Super Administrator)

Updated at June 30th, 2021

Clearance is important to ensuring your range hood functions properly and for safety. We recommend a clearance of 24 to 30 inches between the electric cooktop and base of the range hood. For a gas cooktop, the clearance should be between 28 to 30 inches.