Ovens are one of the most versatile appliances in your home. Learn about the specific benefits of adding a wall or built-in oven to your kitchen now.
Your oven is one of the most versatile appliances in your kitchen, and most homeowners use their ovens several times a week. Since you use your oven so much, its location in your kitchen matters. The two most common oven locations are built into the wall and placed on the ground.
3 Benefits of Adding a Wall Oven to Your Home
If you’re trying to decide if you want a wall oven or a traditional oven, we can help. Keep reading to learn about the benefits of adding a wall oven to your home.
Safe Electric Heat
There are many differences between wall ovens and range ovens, and the type of heat they use is possibly the biggest difference. Most built-in wall ovens are electric as it’s easier to install the proper electric lines in a wall than routing a gas line higher up in the wall.
Electric appliances are much safer than gas appliances since gas is more combustible than electricity.
Gas also runs the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning if something malfunctions with the gas appliance or a problem occur with the gas line. Installing a wall oven that uses electric heat protects you and your family from these potential health risks.
After a long day working or taking care of your family, the last thing you want to do is bend over 10 times, getting dinner in and out of the oven to check on it while it cooks. Most of these appliances are installed around five feet high, and if you’re building a custom kitchen, you can install it at almost any height you want.
This five feet or otherwise customized height allows you to use your oven without bending over. A wall oven is ideal for people with back pain or seniors who want to keep cooking without bending over to retrieve a heavy dish.
More Kitchen Space
Rooms need walls to function, and you don’t need a purpose in mind for each wall in your house or kitchen. But giving your kitchen wall the extra function of containing your oven allows you to make more space in the rest of your kitchen.
You can install one or two ovens on your wall and enjoy more counter space, a larger cooktop, extra storage, or whatever other needs you have for your kitchen.
The benefits of adding a wall oven to your home are that they use a safer heat source than most range ovens, are easier to access than floor ovens, and give your kitchen more functional space.
While opting for build-ins will require more work to install, they are a great investment for you and your home.
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Stacey is a Southern girl with a taste for travel, thriving on the discovery of the world through food. After spending many years traveling and living overseas, she’s now back home in her beloved deep south enjoying life with her three little ones and loving the adventure. She’s a food stylist and food photographer, as well as, the creative behind Little Figgy Food, where she loves to inspire others to try new flavors and foodie techniques.