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Does a new microwave require a complete kitchen remodel?
February 22, 2013 in Design Dilemma
My 17 year old over-the-stove microwave just bit the dust. In looking at new ones, we've discovered that the depth of new microwaves are about 15 1/2 inches compared to my 13 1/2 which still sticks out about two inches past my cabinet front. I also heard that the bottom of the microwave should be 24 inches above the stovetop whereas I only have about a 16 inch clearance now. Has anyone else had this problem or know what to do besides completely remodeling the kitchen?