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In the absence of microwave ovens, life would be much more difficult. 

But first, what exactly is a microwave?

A microwave oven, also known as a microwave, is a device or kitchen appliance that uses microwaves, a type of electromagnetic radiation similar to radio waves, to heat food.

The majority of microwave users use it to preheat their meals before cooking. It’s important to realise, however, that the microwave has many other practical applications beyond just heating meals.

Other uses for the microwave oven include:

  • Baking
  • Grilling
  • Boiling
  • Defrosting
  • Honey de-crystallization
  • Disinfecting household items


With all of the amazing things a microwave oven can do, you’re missing out if you don’t have one in your house. Of course, when purchasing a microwave, you must consider your budget, lifestyle, and other specifications.


What types of microwave ovens are out there?

There are three types of microwave ovens on the market:

  • Solo microwave oven
  • Grill microwave oven
  • Convention microwave oven


  • Solo microwave oven

A solo microwave oven is a simpler microwave to use. It is suitable for heating and basic cooking, but it is not appropriate for grilling or baking. Comparing Solo ovens to other types of microwave ovens, they are a bit less expensive.

Advantages of Solo microwave oven:

  • Cheap
  • The majority of the functions are less complicated
  • Good for first-time microwave users

Disadvantages of Solo microwave oven:

  • It doesn’t have special qualities
  • Can’t be used for grilling or baking


  • Grill microwave oven

A grill microwave oven can also be used to heat and prepare food. Included in the package is a selection of grilling attachments, making it ideal for grilling meat and veggies.

Advantages of Grill microwave oven:

  • Mid-range price
  • Ideal for those who prefer grilling food.
  • Food can be grilled for a minute.

Disadvantages of Grill microwave oven:

  1. More expensive than Solo microwave oven
  2. Can’t be used for baking


  • Convection microwave oven

The convection microwave oven includes all of the capabilities of a solo and grill microwave oven, but it also includes an added feature. Convection microwave ovens are the most expensive as compared to other types of microwave ovens because they are the most high-end.

Advantages of convection microwave ovens:

  • It has all of the features of a microwave oven.
  • Can also be used for cooking pizza and baking
  • Appropriate for large amounts of food

The disadvantage of  convection microwave ovens:

  • Expensive


Because of the wide range of their applications, microwave ovens can bring great things to our lives. Even though it can be costly from time to time, owning one is still rather important to our convenience. By going through the lists of the many types of microwave ovens above, you will be able to determine if you already have the suitable type of microwave oven at home or whether you will be purchasing a new one.


It is unlikely that a microwave oven may malfunction, nevertheless, should your microwave oven malfunction, there are alternatives that will improve your situation. What will you do if it doesn’t heat up? The appliance is broken, and you will need to get it repaired by a microwave oven repair service provider.


Yeobuild microwave repair ensures that you can receive high-quality service at a reasonable microwave oven repair cost. We can fix the following brands: Electrolux, Bosch, Fisher and Paykel, LG, Panasonic, Samsung, Sharp, Miele, and Smeg.


For your Microwave Oven Repair needs, contact Yeobuild HomeRepair now at +65 6746 6177 or you get a quote online here: https://yeobuild.com.sg/get-a-quote


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