Convenience and efficiency are key ingredients when searching for the perfect wall oven microwave combo set. Microwave oven combo units are more popular than ever. As an alternative to a traditional double oven or a freestanding range, a combo unit gives you more versatility in a high-end design.
There are different types of convection ovens available. In the European Convection model there is a single heating element behind the convection fan that distributes the heat throughout the oven. Standard convection ovens circulate the heat from the heating elements in the oven. Twin or dual convection ovens have two fans that circulate the heated air from the heating elements.
There are certain oven features that oven microwave combo sets should have that are desired by cooks and bakers. These are:
Consistent heating elements and even temperature settings with both ovens
To find a microwave combo set that rates well in consistent heating and even temperature settings, look out true or European convection method to achieve even temperature.
Easy clean, self clean, or steam clean options
Economically and environmentally friendly options are the key benefits. Look for steam cleaning options offering quick clean and self-cleaning options.
Quick heating and the ability to keep food warm
Providing options to monitor food temperature easily or keep food warm is what all these oven microwave combination sets have in common. Easy one touch controls with quick preheat and keep warm options make these oven microwave combo sets unique.
Easy to fit into existing wall cabinet cutout
Replacing a wall oven is not easy. Some brands offer a guarantee that they will fit in your existing wall cabinet cutout. The best strategy is to have a professional measure the dimensions of your existing cutout and then compare them against the specs for a new unit.
- 1. Combo units provide more versatility than a double ovenIf you have a double oven now and find that you rarely use the lower oven, consider a combo unit. With a combo unit you sacrifice some extra oven space, but get more versatility in one space.
- 2. Combo ovens could lower the cost of your appliance packageInstead of having to buy a traditional double oven and a separate microwave, a combo unit gives you both functions but in one appliance. Many of our partners in the design-build world love to incorporate combo units in their designs and spec homes because they are attractive and multi-functional.
- 3. You no longer need to find a home for your microwaveMicrowaves are notoriously difficult to incorporate into kitchen designs. Since combo units typically have a microwave and oven in the same appliance, you no longer need to find another space to store a microwave.
There are other features that discriminating bakers and cooks look for in an oven microwave combo set such as large capacity. The top requested feature is ease of use followed by automatic turn off and durability.