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pparents wrote:
What is the height from stovetop to microwave? - I've got a similar situation now with just a hood under the cabinet and I want to install a microhood, but the handyman says to be careful about the distance from the rangetop to the microwave. What is the standard, and what is the minimum?
   Comment   July 2, 2013
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Futuro Futuro Kitchen Range Hoods
The best place to get this information is from the manufacturers of the rangetop and the microhood. Typically, you get a range of distances (i.e. 18" - 24", or 24" - 30", etc), so it's easy to find an installation height that satisfies both manufacturers' recommendations.

That being said, if you do plan to cook a lot, it's highly recommended to forget microhoods, and go with a full-size wall-mount hood. Microhoods, as well as undercabinet hoods, are usually very limited in terms of ventilation power and features - their smaller size prohibits using a full-power blower, so you end up with 200-400 CFM, and a 3" or 4" duct that can barely handle the exhaust.

A full-size range hood will give you 600 to 1200 CFM, with a decent 6" - 10" duct, as well as features such as variable speeds, filter cleaning reminder, timer, etc.
July 12, 2013 at 8:36AM   
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sabras wrote:
I love the way you used the space in this kitchen. What is the width of the corner wall cabinet? - We are renovating our kitchen in a monoth and have drawn inspiration from your design.
   Comment   January 26, 2013
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March 18, 2014 at 11:33AM   
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gte508z wrote:
What is the depth of the cabinet over the microwave?
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10 3/4"
February 2, 2013 at 8:10PM   
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2hyperkids wrote:
Where is the platter by the stove from?I used to have one-it broke a few years ago& I can't remember the brand
   Comment   June 18, 2012
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Platter Made in Portugual.
July 9, 2013 at 7:04AM   
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pklukas wrote:
Can you please tell me what this counter top is?
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Thank you!
April 5, 2011 at 2:18PM   
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It is black absolute polished granite
March 18, 2014 at 11:35AM   
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smanke wrote:
Pendant source?
   Comment   September 30, 2013
Anne wrote:
lower corner cabinet storage - how is the space inside the lower corner utilized? I have a similar cabinet with 7.5" doors and am struggling to find a storage solution that utilized that space effectively. Thanks
   Comment   August 22, 2013
Rixon Boodoo wrote:
What supports the range microwave above the stove? - I want to get a range microwave for over m stove instead of just a regular hood, but i am not sure how it is installed? Wat supports it from falling?
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