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How to Install an Over the Range Microwave in a Cabinet

I'm interested in installing an over the range convection microwave, just not over my range.   Is this simply a matter of ventilation and ensuring the button of the microwave has access to air and isn't covered by shelving?
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Posted 2018-08-26T17:30:15+0000  by Lightslider Lightslider
 
Hi lIghtslider,

You may install an over the range microwave below any cabinet overhanging the counter. However you cannot install it inside a cabinet. These units are not designed to sit on a shelf as they do not have feet and the filters are on the bottom of the unit. If you want to install a microwave inside a cabinet you may purchase a counter top microwave place it in the cabinet and install a trim kit to finish off the opening. You also may purchase a built in microwave unit which installs in the same manner as a conventional wall oven.

    Counter top microwave and trim kit

Mike
Posted 2018-08-27T19:24:49+0000  by Mike_HD_OC
 
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