Can you put a microwave in a corner cabinet?
Placing them in a corner is generally a dreaded option. However, if you absolutely must, make sure you’re placing it the right way: there has to be enough support behind the cabinet that will have the microwave. This is a big mistake, the cabinet will eventually fall off.
What size cabinet do you need for a microwave?
Widths align with standard cabinet widths, usually 24, 27 or 30 inches. Height typically ranges from 17 to 22 inches. Depths range from roughly 20 to 25 inches with the door closed and 30 to 35 inches with the door open.
Where should I put my microwave 2021?
One of the best places to put a microwave in a small kitchen is over the stove. This placement offers the dual advantage of saving space and functioning as a hood vent. Although a stand-alone hood vent still works best for proper ventilation, placing your microwave in this nook is still an excellent space-saver.
Where is the best place to put a microwave in the kitchen?
Aim for a location that’s convenient to the countertop, stove top and fridge. It’s really common to pop something straight from the fridge into the microwave, so you want the two to be close together – while ensuring there’s bench space nearby.
Should an over-the-range microwave be flush with cabinets?
The ideally installed microwave should be flush with cabinets. But, if you don’t have deeper than ordinary cabinets, the chances are high that your microwave will stick out of the cabinet. As far as over-the-range microwaves are concerned, they can be problematic if your cabinets are not as deep as the microwave.
Can you put any microwave in a cabinet?
You can put a countertop microwave in a cabinet instead of a built-in type, as long as you follow the necessary safety precautions (ensuring adequate ventilation, the shelf is strong enough to hold it, and proper wire management) to ensure your cabinet and microwave don’t get damaged.