Northern Granite and Cabinetry

Kitchen Planning Guide, Guideline 21, Microwave Placement Heights

Guideline 21

         
Microwave ovens should be placed so that the bottom of the appliance is 24" to 48" above the floor.

Guideline 21 Clarification

    
 
Convenient Microwave Heights
    
Safe Microwave Heights
The final placement recommendation should be based on the user's physical abilities, which may require placement outside of the preferred 30" to 48" range.

Guidelines used by permission from the National Kitchen & Bath Association

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