Tag Archives: Appliances

Microwave Height Above Counter Top

Standard clearance for a microwave-hood combination appliance is 18″ above the range top which is 54″ above the the finish floor. The 30″ clearance above your stove top is for a cabinet or flammable & combustible surface. The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) recommends the height of a microwave oven to be installed 24-48″ […]


Dryer Vent Placement Options

I suggest making a sheet metal “clean-out” box that bridges below the floor joists so the exhaust cuts through the adjacent band board. The clean out box would have an access panel or door on it to allow lint removal, could also be the “j-trap” which avoids cutting through the floor joist, and allows a […]