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MicrowavesUnderstanding how microwave ovens work can help clarify the answer to these common questions. Microwave ovens cook food using waves of energy that are similar to radio waves but shorter. These waves are remarkably selective, primarily affecting water and other molecules that are electrically asymmetrical — one end positively charged and the other negatively charged. Microwaves cause these molecules to vibrate and quickly build up thermal (heat) energy.


Why Cant Metal Objects Go in the Microwave?
Why Cant Metal Objects Go in the Microwave?

Posted On: August 27, 2022
What do you do when you're hungry after school, but you've only got a few minutes between finishing homework and heading off to soccer or band practice? If you're like many kids, you might...[More]


Reasons Your Microwave Might Be Sparking
Reasons Your Microwave Might Be Sparking

Posted On: August 26, 2022
Unlike traditional ovens, which work through convection, microwave ovens heat food through electromagnetic waves which are known as microwaves. Most of the time, these are perfectly safe. However, in ...[More]


Reasons Why Your Microwave Door Wont Open
Reasons Why Your Microwave Door Wont Open

Posted On: August 12, 2022
The first step is to determine why your microwave door has stopped opening. There are four common reasons why a microwave door might malfunction in the closed position. Usually, microwaves with door p...[More]


Whirlpool Microwave Not Working
Whirlpool Microwave Not Working

Posted On: July 29, 2022
There are two possible ways that a Whirlpool microwave isn’t working. The first is if it’s not getting power at all, and nothing lights up, the other is if it powers on but won't start...[More]


What is Microwave Radiation?
What is Microwave Radiation?

Posted On: July 24, 2022
What is Microwave Radiation? Microwaves are a form of "electromagnetic" radiation; that is, they are waves of electrical and magnetic energy moving together through space. Electromagnetic r...[More]


5 Reasons Why a Microwave Wont Heat
5 Reasons Why a Microwave Wont Heat

Posted On: July 19, 2022
Diode. The diode converts the A/C power output of the transformer to D/C, doubling the voltage to nearly 5,000 volts. This high voltage powers the magnetron to heat the food. If the diode burns out, ...[More]


Can Microwave Ovens Explode?
Can Microwave Ovens Explode?

Posted On: July 17, 2022
Microwave ovens make cooking, baking, and reheating very easy. Due to their versatility and usefulness, they have found their way into almost every kitchen. Nonetheless, these devices are not entirely...[More]


Microwave Problems You'll Regret Ignoring
Microwave Problems You'll Regret Ignoring

Posted On: July 13, 2022
Whether you use it every day or a few times a week, your microwave is easily one of the most convenient appliances you own. And the minute it stops being convenient and starts acting funky is the minu...[More]


Microwave Wattage Guide
Microwave Wattage Guide

Posted On: July 1, 2022
Looking at any microwave store and you’ll see a range of wattage. Popular smaller models are within a 500-800 watt range. While 900 or 1000 watts is already powerful, other home models go all th...[More]


How to make your microwave last longer
How to make your microwave last longer

Posted On: October 12, 2021
Microwave ovens are essential in every household and dorm room, and they are a quick and easy way to heat food when you're in a hurry or defrost those frozen steaks when you forget to take them ou...[More]


Can you use a new microwave right away
Can you use a new microwave right away

Posted On: October 4, 2021
When shopping around for a microwave, over the stove, or tabletop, there are a few types to choose from. Once you've selected the style that suits your kitchen needs, it's time to take it home...[More]


Why did my microwave stop working?
Why did my microwave stop working?

Posted On: August 16, 2021
Picture this. You just put a bag of popcorn in your microwave for your Friday night movie, and all of a sudden, the bag stops popping, and your microwave shuts down.  There are a few reasons a...[More]


What to Look for When Buying a Microwave?
What to Look for When Buying a Microwave?

Posted On: July 20, 2021
Are you in the market to purchase a new microwave but are unsure of what to look for? With so many different models, it can be hard to choose the right one that suits your needs. Here are a few things...[More]


2021 Best Microwaves By Customer Reviews
2021 Best Microwaves By Customer Reviews

Posted On: July 14, 2021
Today we’re going to be talking about Microwave Brands. It’s not just an electronic box that heats up your food, there’s a lot more to consider. Certain models and features are on...[More]


How Do I Know If Something Is Microwave Safe?
How Do I Know If Something Is Microwave Safe?

Posted On: June 9, 2021
The microwave is one of the appliances you regularly use, whether at home or work. It's a convenient and quick way to cook or reheat food, but before you heat that leftover meatloaf, you should be...[More]


How do microwave ovens cook food?
How do microwave ovens cook food?

Posted On: May 16, 2021
Microwave ovens are an easy-to-use kitchen appliance that makes heating up food quick and convenient for homeowners. But, how do microwave ovens cook food?  Well, inside the microwave box, you...[More]


Microwave Maintenance Tips
Microwave Maintenance Tips

Posted On: January 30, 2021
Many people use their microwaves every day without giving a second thought to the maintenance they should be performing. Thankfully, starting a few good habits can have a significant effect on the lon...[More]


How to Cook Food Evenly in a Microwave?
How to Cook Food Evenly in a Microwave?

Posted On: December 28, 2020
Microwaves are a convenient and easy to use appliance in every kitchen. Although it is used in most households, some people struggle to cook their food evenly. Pay attention to the following tips on h...[More]


How to Buy a Microwave
How to Buy a Microwave

Posted On: November 14, 2020
For most people, buying the right microwave is essential for the kitchen. Whether it’s your first home or if your old model needs an upgrade, you need to choose carefully. Today we’ll be a...[More]


3 Reasons Why Your Microwave Wont Heat
3 Reasons Why Your Microwave Wont Heat

Posted On: October 25, 2020
Has your microwave stopped working properly? Has it stopped heating up your food and you don’t know why? There are a couple reasons why this could be happening. Replace Your High Voltage Diod...[More]


Is Microwaving Food Bad For You?
Is Microwaving Food Bad For You?

Posted On: October 13, 2020
Some people say that microwaving food is bad for you and may lead to a loss of nutritional value. There are, in fact, some harmful impacts to microwaving food if done incorrectly. For instance, hea...[More]


How to Clean the Microwave
How to Clean the Microwave

Posted On: September 13, 2020
It doesn’t take much to turn a sparkling clean microwave into a disgusting, smelly mess. It could be from a round of leftovers or a burnt bag of popcorn. The secret to keeping your microwave cle...[More]


What not to put in your microwave
What not to put in your microwave

Posted On: August 2, 2020
Microwaves are pretty useful appliances. Between nuking pizzas and heating mugs of coffee, you use these appliances way more often than you think. However, there are some foods you should never, under...[More]


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