Are most cabinets sturdy enough for a Hood microwave?

Answer

Yes. Considering how much can be put in a cabinet, and how much is typically put into cabinets high over a range, there should never be a problem.

Plus, of course, the wall is carrying a good deal of the weight. Tipping one into place and screwing it to the cabinet takes some effort, but a lot of the reason is bulkiness and awkwardness. The actual weight of the cabinet is not great.

Updated on March 31, 2018

Original Article:

How to Install an Over-the-Range Microwave
By Dan Harmon
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