Microwaves are a quick and easy way to reheat leftovers and cook your favorite meals. You can easily heat up vegetables and defrost meat in the microwave, which can make cooking quick and easy. Most microwaves come with preset features, which allow you to set a specific time and power level, so you have more control over the cooking process. For busy households, a microwave is the best way to optimize cooking time to get dinner on the table before everyone is too hungry. Heating up food in a microwave versus an oven or on the stove is dramatically quicker. When shopping for a microwave, focus on the differences between capacity, performance, and design for each microwave.
Over-the range, countertop, and built-in microwaves come in many different sizes and are equipped with various features for cooking food. If you have a small kitchen, then shop from small microwaves that take up less counter space. You do not want to forfeit too much counter space because you will lose room for preparing and cooking other food. Microwaves range from extra-large to compact, in order to meet the needs of busy individuals and families. Before purchasing a microwave, make sure that your average plate size will fit both in width and depth. A small microwave is perfect for a single apartment or studio apartment, whereas a midsize microwave works best in medium apartments and homes.
Microwave performance is based on both wattage and the number of premium features. The wattage of microwaves generally grows alongside size. For example, small microwaves have 600-800 watts of power and are perfect for reheating single food items. Midsize and large microwaves have increased wattage, from 600 to 800 watts, in order to account for the greater volume of food. Aside from wattage, microwaves also come equipped with special features to make it easy to reheat, defrost, and make popcorn with one click of a button.
The external and internal design of microwaves differs based on size, brand, and quality. The best microwaves are made with durable material, like stainless steel. Most microwaves also come with a rotating turntable or sliding tray that helps evenly heat food. If you have a small microwave, then a removable rack also gives you additional space when necessary. Panasonic, Sharp, LG, KitchenAid, and Panasonic microwaves are made with premium materials and features to help you easily prepare your next meal.
At Wayfair.com, we try to make sure you always have a zillion options for your home. That's why we have so many Microwaves for sale on our site, including Microwaves from brands like Nostalgia Electrics and Samsung. We want to make sure when you buy one of our Microwaves online from Wayfair.com, you're getting the one that's exactly right for you, whether that's the 0.7 Cu. Ft. 700W Retro Series Countertop Microwave Oven, the 1.6 Cu. Ft. 1000W Over-the-Range Microwave, or something entirely different and unique to your home.
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Built-In Microwave:The product
is a built-in microwave. These
are installed within custom
cabinets or over counters.
Countertop: The product is a
countertop microwave. These
standard microwaves that are
meant to go on top of a
Over-The-Range:This type of
microwave is designed to hang
above a stove.