Exhaust hoods can be a stylish focal point for your kitchen. If you are unhappy with your current hood, either because of poor ventilation or because the style just doesn’t work for you, it may be time to replace that hood. It needs to exhaust through the roof as well, to properly do it’s job. Some apartment style hoods simply recirculate the air, pulling it through a filter. This does nothing to remove moisture and very little food odors are captured.
Exhausting to the outside is the only way to remove cooking odors and moisture from the home.