Copper range hoods are increasing in popularity every year because of their ability to total transform a kitchen. Copper is highly attractive and it can easily be shaped and customized for your specific kitchen needs. The fact that it is so flexible actually makes it ideal for making range hoods. Copper range hoods (when compared to island range hoods) are very expensive because they are often times handmade and created with great care and skill.

How to Find Copper Range Hoods

I know it may sound old fashioned, but window-shopping is a great way to find a range. However, you are very limited in your selection of sizes and styles so there are better ways to find the perfect range.

Searching online is a better way to find a copper range hood. Sites like craigslist or ebay should have a pretty wide and also unique selection of ranges to choose from. Since there is more competition online than in a brick and mortar store you will also be able to take advantage of more competitive prices.

You can also ask your friends and family if they have any recommendations. Word of mouth is a very powerful form of advertising because it comes from someone you trust. If your friends have found a great place to get a range then of course it is worth giving it a look.

How to Clean Copper Range Hoods

You can find ways to clean copper range hoods by simple looking in your refrigerator.

· Ketchup: Simply smear the ketchup all over the copper and then let it sit for 5 to 10 minutes. Rinse and clean.

· Lemon Halves & Salt: Take a lemon half and then drop it into some salt. Rub this across the copper. Rinse and dry.

· Lemon & Salt Paste: Mix lemon juice with baking soda or salt and then rub it onto the copper range with a cloth. Rinse and dry.