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Microwaves buying guide

Here are the top 5 questions you should be asking yourself when buying a new microwave.

How big should my microwave be?

Our microwaves start at 13 litres and go up to a little over 50, so there’s something for every family. Generally, any model with over 26 litres will fit a full size plate – perfect for heating up last night’s leftovers.

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What kind of microwave do I need?

We’ve got a few different kinds of microwaves available. Standard models are the most common, and some come with a grill. Combination microwaves double up as an oven while built-in models blend with your kitchen for a super sleek look.

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Are there any different microwave styles?

Inject your own personality with our range of microwaves, whether you want something that's retro, a classic black or a bold statement. It’s a perfect opportunity to match other appliances in your kitchen with a splash of colour.

Retro microwaves

How powerful are microwaves?

Our microwaves start out at 700 watts and go up to around 1000. The more powerful models can cut down on cooking times and it even gives some models extra features, like grills for deliciously crispy bacon.

Microwaves with grills

Any extra features?

Our microwaves may surprise you! Models with grill and oven settings can roast chicken, steam veg and even bake a cake. Some also have programmes that take the guesswork out of cooking and work out exactly how long you need.

Combi microwaves

Ready to go?

Are you an expert in microwaves? Well, now you’re ready to take a look at our Best Buys. We’ve handpicked a selection of amazing models that are definitely worth casting an eye over. Or, if you want to know more about what a combination microwave is, we’ve got a helpful guide right here for you.