How Long Do Microwaves Last?

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The average microwave now lasts up to seven years with standard, everyday use and sometimes lasts that long with heavy use and improper maintenance. Families and other households will typically find themselves replacing their microwave five years after their last purchase, as they become reliant on their microwave oven to reheat frozen meals, heat up after-school snacks, and defrost that …

Microwave Sparking? 5 Common Causes

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A sparking microwave will alarm most people, but there’s no need to throw out the microwave, as it can be fixed. A microwave uses a high level of electricity, which makes microwaves susceptible to sparking issues. Sparking microwaves are usually the result of metal fragments in the microwave or a problem with the waveguide cover. Both these problems are easily …