How do you store a microwave in a small kitchen?
- 1) Over the range. This is a classic choice, especially in smaller kitchens.
- 2) On an upper shelf.
- 3) On a lower shelf.
- 4) Built in with a trim kit.
- 5) In combination with a wall oven.
- 6) In a drawer.
- 7) HIDDEN In a cabinet.
Is it safe to put a 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.
How should I store my microwave? Microwave Storing Tips: A microwave should be stored upright in its intended position to avoid any of the inner components from disassembling. Resist the urge to store boxes or items on top of the appliance. Even if your microwave is in a box, it could be damaged by heavy items stored on top of the box.
Can I put a freestanding microwave in a cupboard? A microwave oven, designed exclusively for a kitchen countertop, has vents that are built into the back of the microwave. If installed into a cabinet, these vents will be blocked and unable to release steam from the microwave. Talk about a fire hazard for your kitchen.