Countertop Microwaves FAQ

Countertop microwaves come in a wide range of sizes, from compact models of about 0.5 cubic feet to larger models of 2 cubic feet or more.

One convenient feature of a countertop microwave is that it requires no external ventilation. However, they need space at the back, top and sides to avoid overheating.

A countertop microwave is placed on top of the counter and plugged into a wall outlet. They are relatively lightweight, not permanently installed and are often very affordable.

Many manufacturers make countertop microwaves. At Coast Appliances, we feature brands known for long-term reliability, including Panasonic, LG, Fulgor Milano and Dacor.