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Microwave Ovens - About twenty-five years ago, 1 in 4 homes in the U.S. had a microwave oven; today it is estimated that more than 90% of all homes have one. They have truly become ubiquitous in the American kitchen. If you are planning a kitchen remodel and will be upgrading your appliances, it is nearly a certainty that you will be shopping for a microwave oven too. Unlike conventional ovens, microwave ovens are still seeing continual improvements all the time; so your new microwave will likely have improvements and features that your old one did not.

Their are five basic categories of microwave ovens on the market: Countertop, Over the Range, Built-In, Drawer models and then any of these with the addition of a convection cooking feature. Learn more about the different models and their features, their Pro's and Con's and our recommendations, select by oven type from the links below.


Microwave Buying Guides


Microwaves by Manufacturer
Microwaves by Type Major Retailers

Microwave + Convection Heating

Built-in Model

Countertop Model

Over the Range Model

Drawer Model

*All prices are estimated MSRP



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