European Inspired Precast Kitchen Hoods now in North America

Cast stone decor product manufacturer, Omega Mantels and Mouldings Inc., introduces European inspired precast kitchen hoods.

Online PR News – 16-November-2015 – Woodbridge, ON – For over 30 years, the company has been known for crafting elegant fireplace mantels and other cast stone ornaments. This year, Omega aims to give each of their cast stone products its own character by launching each one of them in the home decor and home improvement market particularly highlighting their range hoods.

The idea behind this project is mainly to introduce Omega’s diversity in creating cast stone ornaments.
While the company is mainly known for their fireplace stone mantels, they also manufacture other decorative pieces for all residential and commercial application.

“Omega Mantels wants to draw the spotlight to all of our cast stone products,” says Maria Vinas, online marketing specialist of Omega Mantels, “We’ve always been known to create luxurious fireplace mantels and surrounds—and it’s still our bestseller—hence, Omega is not just about creating fireplaces. We aim to build your dream home. We aim to build your dream kitchen.”

Omega’s kitchen range hoods are created with the same premier quality cast stone used in their fireplace mantels. “We’ve always maintained the quality in all of our cast stone products,” says Maria “We practice the same hundred year old technique adapted from ancient European artisans in all of our products whether it is a mantel or a range hood”.

Cast stone has a long history of being used as a building material which can be traced back into the ancient European times particularly during the medieval era. It’s known for its durability, flexibility, and light weight, which makes it a cost effective alternative to all types of stones. Cast stone use can be traced back to France during 1138. It has gained popularity in Europe around 19th century. And by 1920’s, it reached North American shores.

Today, cast stone is used primarily for decorative pieces such as kitchen range hoods, fireplace mantels, etc. It can be made from white and/or grey cements, manufactured or natural sands, crushed stone or natural gravels, and colored with mineral coloring pigments. Hence, the best feature of cast stone is that it can replace natural cut limestone, brownstone, sandstone, bluestone, granite, slate, coral rock, travertine and other natural building stones.

Cast stone range hoods are used to cover the actual ventilation system to give the kitchen that luxurious look and feel. Typically called the exhaust hood, it removes airborne grease, combustion products, fumes, smoke, odors, heat, and steam from the air by evacuation of the air and filtration. In a commercial kitchen, hoods are used with fire suppression so that fumes from grease fire are well vented and the fire is put out quickly.

Omega Mantels and Mouldings Inc. provides design consultation to homeowners, architects, and interior decorators in United States and Canada. Aside from precast kits, they also offer custom design consultation to their clients. Omega’s skilled experts provide assistance from drawing the CAD to delivering the product.

Their main showroom in Ontario, Canada houses their complete collection of fireplace mantel designs, kitchen hood pieces, wall panels, firepits, and other customized cast stone decor products. For more information about their kitchen hood products, visit their website at