Electricians to safely install your cooker hood to comply with Building Regulations
Cooker Hood Installation & Repairs
If you’re looking to install a new cooker hood or to replace an existing one, we have electricians available throughout London to do it for you. Whether it’s a carbon filter or external venting extractor unit, we’re here to help.
Note: We can install cooker hoods for domestic and commercial kitchens. However, we do NOT design the extractor system or hoods for commercial kitchens.
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Some of our accreditations
We're fully trade accredited. Aspect is registered with NICEIC, the Gas Safe Register and TrustMark and is also a member of the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA). In addition, the Aspect Guarantee covers our tradesmen’s workmanship for up to 12 months.
When you book Aspect to install or repair your cooker hood you can count on getting the professional expertise you’re looking for.
Cooker hood installation tasks
Our electricians are experienced and equipped for every part of the installation of a domestic cooker hood: –
Disconnect and remove existing cooker hood
Running spurs from existing electrical circuits
Installation of hard or flexible ducting
Fitting gravity or fly mesh grills for external venting units
Fixing the unit in position (to comply with Building Regulations; Document L)
Ducting is only required for external venting cooker hoods. Ducting isn’t needed for carbon filter units as they simply remove particulates before recycling the air into the room.
With an external venting cooker hood, if the hob is installed on an external wall the installation of the ventilation ducting is relatively straightforward. The cooker hood must vent outdoors. The ducting has to be sleeved through the drilled holes and pass through each section of a cavity wall with no joints.
If the cooker hob is installed on an island or against an internal wall the ducting needs to run either through the ceiling or flooring void, or be surface mounted, before venting outdoors.
Areas we cover
As a guide, we have tradespeople available to work in all 32 London boroughs and the City of London, and every postcode district that’s within the M25.
If you need to book one of our tradespeople to work outside the M25, we might still be able to help. Our scheduling team will check availability and let you know if we can book the right tradesperson for you.
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We have a dedicated team of account handlers to support multi-site customers and commercial properties: Restaurants, Bars, Offices, Retail, Landlords, Letting Agencies, Hotels, Schools, Embassies, Care Homes and more.
Our tradespeople can be booked for a wide range of ventilation tasks. Read more about the services we provide here: –
Bathroom extractor fan installation and repair; an extractor fan that’s installed in a bathroom, or en suite, and that vents externally, will help to reduce condensation and could contribute to preventing damp and mould problems within a property.
Commercial kitchen ventilation; we have non-domestic gas engineers and electricians who are qualified to install, test and repair ventilation and related safety systems in commercial kitchens. They’ll help to keep you safe and compliant.
COVID-19 Update: We’ve briefed and equipped our tradespeople in response to the coronavirus crisis. Click here for details.