How to Remove the Door of a Microwave

Microwaves are one of the most commonly used appliances in the kitchen which can commonly show on the inside. Food can get stuck on even harder over time and leave behind a caked on layer that can look quite unsanitary. Removing the door of your microwave can allow for a more detailed cleaning and access you wouldn’t normally have with it still on.

Other times, common use can cause microwave doors to crack and require a replacement. In this article, we will show you how to easily remove a microwave door in a quick and safe manner. Before you begin, you will need to acquire a screwdriver and putty knife. Now you are ready to begin.

#1.) Unplug Your Microwave

For safety reasons, unplug your microwave and place the entire thing on a flat surface. If you have a model that is installed under the counter or above the stove, remove the cover off the front panel to unscrew the mounting screws which will allow you to pull microwave out of the brackets.

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