How high should an over the range microwave be?

Answer 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 »

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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 »

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 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 I install an over-the-range microwave?

Installing a microwave over the range can save a lot of space and make room for other appliances in the kitchen. Moreover, placing the microwave over the stove also makes it highly accessible. When... Read More »