Microwave question
May 6, 2013 in Design Dilemma
Is it up to code to put a countertop microwave in a kitchen cabinet with the cabinet doors still attached? Does there need to be any type of ventilation out the back?
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Microwave ovens do require ventilation to function properly and to avoid heat build up inside a cabinet. Enclosing a microwave inside a cabinet with doors is not something I would recommend. I think it would void the manufacturer's warranty (although that would need to be explored on a case by case basis).
May 6, 2013 at 12:26PM   
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