Vent Hood Repair Vent hoods are one of the most overlooked appliances in the kitchen. They can shed some light on what you are cooking, literally. If you are not that great of a cook, and you tend to burn things, the vent hood is most likely your best friend. They can quickly get rid of any smoke in the kitchen before the smoke alarm starts to go off, but what happens when your vent hood stops working when you need it most? Who are you going to call? Totem Appliance Service can fix all of your appliance problems including vent hoods. Vent hoods can have several problems. The most common vent hood problem is when they just stop working all together. Most of them are wired directly into the electrical system, so the very first thing that you should check is the breakers. If no breakers have been flipped, then your vent hood has an internal problem, and it is going to need to be repaired by an appliance repair professional. Totem Appliance Service specializes in repairing all kinds of vent hood problems. Call them today, and have your vent hood fixed and ready to clear out all of that smoke. Emergency Tips! Smoke or Sparking – unplug or shut off the breaker immediately. Leaking water or overflowing - turn off the machine and shut off the water supply. Standing water - DO NOT operate any appliance - turn off the breaker. Smell gas (smells like rotten eggs) do not use your appliances. Exit your home and call for assistance from your gas company or 911. Shut off gas main if possible. Appliance fire - use a fire extinguisher or baking soda to douse a flame. Flour, water or other substance can make it worse. Large fire, exit and call 911.