Quick Answer: Where Should A Wall Oven Be Installed?

Do you need electrician to install oven?

Whilst only a qualified electrician is permitted to install a new circuit for an electric cooker, any competent DIY enthusiast is welcome to replace or upgrade their gas oven to an electrical alternative..

What sizes do wall ovens come in?

Wall ovens are powered by gas or electricity and are typically 24″, 27″ or 30″ wide, but you can find models that are 36″ to fit today’s luxury kitchens.

Can I put a wall oven in an island?

If you’re space in the kitchen is limited and you would rather use the wall furniture for storage, you can opt for a kitchen island with built-in ovens.

What height should a built in oven be?

Their height also varies. Single ovens are usually 60cm high, so can either be fitted underneath the worktop or at eye level within tall units. Double ovens designed to be fitted under the worktop are usually 72cm high, whereas those designed to be built in at eye level are more likely to be 90cm high.

What locations are suitable for installing single wall ovens?

Single wall ovens can be installed below a cooktop, under the counter, or built into a set of cabinets.

Can a wall oven sit on the floor?

Wall oven manufacturers recommend that you place your oven 32 inches above the floor. This placement, however, is for convenience rather than safety. This placement allows you to lift food in and out of your oven safely. The oven manufacturers generally require at least 2 inches from another appliance.

How far should an oven be from a wall?

NKBA guidelines recommend a minimum of 12 inches on one side of a cooking surface and 15 inches on the other side. If you add a wall oven to your plan, there needs to be an additional 15 inches of landing space.

Can you install a wall oven yourself?

Single wall ovens can be gas electric, and are installed within a tall kitchen cabinet, so access to the electrical or gas connections behind the oven are limited. You can install a single wall oven in a kitchen cabinet in a few hours with some hand tools.