Ventilation Hood Condensation
- Water is dripping from ventilation hood or duct work
- Condensation is forming on or in ventilation hood duct work
- Excessive water droplets are on ventilation hood
- Cold air or wind is blowing or flowing out from ventilation hood
- Stuck damper
- Blockage of roof or wall caps
- Restricted airflow
- Excessive winds
- Installation issue
Depending on cooking style, temperature and length of time, condensation forming on the ventilation hood may be normal; for example, boil water or steaming foods.
- Increase the ventilation blower speed.
- Move the cooking vessel closer to the center of the ventilation airflow.
- The ventilation hood may be undersized for the range or cooktop.
- The ventilation hood filters may be dirty and restricting airflow; refer to:
- Depending on installation, something may be blocking proper airflow exhaust from the roof or wall cap; for example, snow over roof cap, birds nesting in wall cap, excessive winds blowing towards roof or wall cap.
- Carefully and safely remove any restriction.
- Roof or wall cap may need to be moved if issue continually returns.
- Improper installation may contribute to condensation and reduced performance.
Refer to the product installation guide for further installation information.
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