Leaves the counter clear and the sightline open especially when paired with airy upper shelving.
Kitchen cabinet above microwave. If the microwave is too low moving dishes in and out of it can be a nuisance. Higher up is better than. Wall cabinets start at 54 above the finished floor.
Sure an awesome hood fan would be sexy but that would mean we d lose space for a microwave plus the storage of the space above. High speed oven microwave drawer. Installers discuss the rules for installing cabinets or a microwave and vent hood above a kitchen range.
Apr 12 2017 explore victoria harvey s board kitchen microwave cabinet on pinterest. There are 54 microwave cabinet for sale on etsy and they cost 345 16 on average. Consider replacing a lower drawer with a microwave cabinet.
A crown molding is an decorative molding around the wall of a room just below the ceiling or applied to the top of the cabinets. A range hood is a device that has a fan that is used above a cooking area in the kitchen to remove airborne substances like fumes smoke and steam from the air. Barbara bestor tucked a microwave in a side cabinet in a new england kitchen by way of la.
If you keep your kitchen trendy you may feel more energetic while cooking delicious meals. Measure from the bottom of the cabinet you will install the microwave below to the height of the microwave. Most otr microwave hood combos are 16 1 2 tall.
The kitchen may not be a place that you spend time at unless you re cooking. 1200 x 1440 jpeg 138 кб. Move the cabinet up and out to accommodate the new microwave.
The primary advantage of the over the range microwave in spite of any issues related to its depth is that it frees up space on kitchen counters. Choose an over the range microwave. Over and beyond there is a quote that goes kitchens sell houses it sounds weird enough but it is true.
An over the range otr microwave combines a microwave with a range hood. Plus if you have curious small children this could be a dangerous. Below the counter don t have much counter or upper cabinet space to spare.
How to cut cabinet for over the range microwave step 1. Space above the range is lost making the cooking area seem smaller but this is usually not an issue if the microwave is installed high enough above the range. You can go higher up with a 12 high upper cabinet but should never go lower with a 15 high cabinet.
Buyers usually check the kitchen before deciding to go with. If you are lining up with a standard 84 cabinet height then the cabinet above the microwave should be 13 1 2 tall. Cut the crown molding for the microwave s width.
These babies are never cute but they have dual functions and in a small kitchen that s a big priority.