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PostPosted: Tue Jan 31, 2017 3:26 pm 
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Hi, I'm refitting my kitchen and was planning to fit the 600mm cooker hood with chimney directly above the electric hob/oven in between wall units where the gap is 600mm. One of my mates tells me there should be a 60mm gap either side between the hood and the wall cabinets is this correct. I've tried searching google but without any luck.

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Your mate is right; but for the wrong reason.

Nothing to do with extractor hood per se.. It's about having flammable cupboards above a hob/cooker.
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The pic gives one example for a gas hob.. spacings may be different for your particular cooker/hob and Manufacturers instructions must be adhered to.

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