How do I space a range and the microwave?

Answer Over-the-range (OTR) microwave ovens are especially popular in smaller kitchens because they preserve counter space that would otherwise be taken up by an appliance. OTRs usually incorporate task l... Read More »

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Can an over the range microwave hood fan combination be installed above a jennair dual fuel downdraft slide in range?

According to the installation manual for Jenn-Air downdraft ranges..."any other air movement devices such as ceiling fans, air conditioner registers, etc. can create air currents which interfere wi... Read More »

How far should a microwave be above the range?

The standard height for a microwave-hood combination to be installed is 18 inches above the range top, which is usually 54 inches above the the finished floor. This is typically higher than recomm... Read More »

Can you put a microwave above a gas range?

No. Though, you can put a microwave over a gas range, it is not a good idea. The heat produced by a gas stove will rise up to whatever is above it. Many feet above the heat source, nothing may happ... Read More »

How high should an over the range microwave be?

On One Hand: Prevent Dangerous SpillsThe U.S. Fire Administration says a microwave oven should be installed within reach of everyone who uses the microwave for cooking. When the front of the microw... Read More »