Despite name, an under counter microwave generally install to wall under Cabinet. If you have an under-cabinet microwave you want to install in a closet with no back wall to install it on, you have a few options for how to place unit.
If you do not have a back wall to install an under counter microwave, a wall mounting kit be of no use. But some manufacturers produce cabinet – mounting kit for this very reason. A sub – chassis mounting works same way a wall-mounted one, but components of kit to install bottom case, instead of to a wall. Before attempting to install an under-cabinet microwave, you must know weight restrictions in cabinet that can generally be found in original plans for kitchen.
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Main problem with installing an under counter microwave without back wall is ventilation. A sub Chassis microwave generally vents from bottom, which means that microwave oven cannot sit directly on a table top. If you place microwave directly on a surface, device will not be able to vent and may overheat. One solution to this venting problem is to sit a microwave meant for under-cabinet use on a mask or wire frame with a slatted floor surface. In this way, microwave is still fanning.