How Do You Install A Fan Microwave Over A Stove?
Installing a microwave over the stove not only helps to maximize the amount of counter space you can use for food preparation, but with available lights and exhaust features, it can make your kitchen a safer and more comfortable environment. Some homeowners, however, may be intimidated when it comes to installing one. The job is really quite easy, although due to the weight of the appliance, it does require a helping hand. Hire an electrician to run a dedicated 20-amp circuit for the microwave with the outlet located in the cabinet above where the microwave is being installed. Or if you have experience, you can save some money and do it yourself. Hold the mounting bracket up against the wall and use the level to make sure it is square. Mark the available holes to be used for securing the bracket to the wall. Use the stud finder to locate the studs behind the wall. Mark the stud locations. Use the drill with a standard bit to make pilot holes in the mounting holes that are within the ar