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7.6 out of 10

Broan QS130

The quietest range hood in it’s category, with the revolutionary Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Broan QS130

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Overall 10
10

replacing an existing Broan? Read on...

db, h.h. gregg
4 November 2014
  • Summary: I don't have much to say, but we replaced an existing Broan unvented hood with this one, and we didn't even need to drill new holes! Same exact hole placement on the 20 year old model as the brand new model. : ) Intentional, I'm sure. I hope whoever buys the next hood in our home in the future reads this and considers a Broan!
  • Pros: Easy To Install, Lightweight, Powerful, Quiet, Sleek
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Overall 10
10

Remove Cooking Odors with Class

forenz, h.h. gregg
17 September 2014
  • Summary: This hood is great value as it has great design appearance to enhance the kitchen. The Allure Series I has simple lines and controls which offer the user easy lighting and fan control. With the pictorial instructions provided the hood was easy to install right into an existing exterior exhaust duct system.
  • Pros: Easy To Install, Lightweight, Powerful, Quiet, Sleek
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Overall 4
4.0

Less than stellar experience.

robotrock, Amazon
14 September 2014
  • Summary: After installing, which was a cinch, the fan would not turn on. I called Broan technical support and almost immediately the support rep suggested a new motor and switch. He then sent me a new one without any verification of purchase. This made me wonder just how often this happens.. While on the phone I told him that the fan assembly does no spin freely.
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Overall 8
8.0

Not bad, but kinda flimsy.

Scot Ross Roher, Amazon
28 July 2014
  • Summary: Not bad for the money, fits a standard opening size well. The top of the hood is flimsy, though. Unlike more expensive and better designed models, the top gets wavy when it's screwed in. There's no support brace on the underside, and the stainless is thin. Fan power is excellent, and it's relatively quiet. The lighting is great, too. So, it's budget friendly and decent..
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Overall 10
10

Good company, good product

Burr Tyler "btyler32", Amazon
24 July 2014
  • Summary: I returned the first hood that I purchased after only a month or so, because one of the lights stopped working. They sent me a new one before receiving the defective one so I could use the box to return it - and didn't charge me. Very pleasant to deal with. Good company, good product.
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Overall 10
10

Very Stylish, Well Made Range Hood

Bob Crystal, Amazon
6 July 2014
  • Summary: This Broan QS130SS Allure range hood seems well made, looks great and works well. The low speed fan is very quiet. Though the high speed setting isn't as quiet, it's still operates with what we consider an acceptable noise level. I used Lemonbest® High Power 3*3W 9W E27 Screw PAR20 LED Light Bulbs, Warm White (Pack of 2) from Amazon for $12.83 plus sales tax, which is a good price.
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Overall 6
6.0

Unnecessarily tedious installation

Curt M "Curlee", Amazon
19 June 2014
  • Summary: Cons: You have to nearly disassemble the whole unit before you can even begin to install it. Surprise parts you might need that are not included, which the description does not mention. Such as an electrical wire clamp and damper if you use a 7" round duct. Strangely, a damper is included for a rectangular duct only. It lacks screw holes to fasten the duct holder to the unit. Better have duct tape handy. And the screws are too short.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great product but not perfect

Dangs "Dan", Amazon
9 May 2014
  • Summary: I purchased this when remodeling my kitchen and replacing appliances. We switched from black appliances to stainless steel, and along with it, tore out our older black Broan range hood and installed this to replace it. We had no issues with our older hood, other than the color no longer matching. Aesthetically, this new "Allure" hood is significantly more modern looking than the older Broan we replaced.
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Overall 10
10

efficient and very quiet

Bob, h.h. gregg
6 May 2014
  • Summary: We use it mostly at low speed for the fan and it is very quiet. Likewise the two LED spots I bought instead of the Halogen spots work great and I am saving electricity. From the time I took it out of the box and it was fully installed was 35 minutes. I would definitely watch the installation video.
  • Pros: Attractive, Led Lights Work Well, Lightweight, Powerful, Quiet, Sleek
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Overall 2
2.0

In the non vented mode it simply does not work.

eva brown, Amazon
4 May 2014
  • Summary: I have had this hood installed for about a year now and the filters are as clean as the day they went in. Why ? Because this thing does not work at all if it is not vented to the outside. There are no internal baffles in it to direct the air that it pulls through itself so all the air that is pulled through takes the path of least resistance which in this case is around the light bulbs .
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