Discover our range of microwaves and bring a touch of simplicity to your kitchen. An essential item for any home, a microwave is there for you when you’re short on time. Our microwaves pack plenty of power to heat and reheat meals in a matter of minutes.
20L of capacity gives you all the room you need for ready meals and leftovers. Defrost bread and frozen foods with built-in defrost functionality. Sit back and relax with a handy timer, as well as multiple power levels to help you heat or reheat to perfection.
Microwaves work by emitting electromagnetic radiation at a frequency of 2.45 gigahertz. This frequency causes water molecules in food to vibrate, which produces heat , warming up your food.
Microwaves are generally considered safe when used properly. However, there are some potential risks, such as:
- Overheating food - Microwaves can heat food unevenly, which can lead to hot spots that can burn you.
- Microwave leakage - If a microwave is not properly sealed, microwave radiation can leak out and be harmful to your health.
- Exposure to electromagnetic fields - Some people believe that exposure to electromagnetic fields from microwaves can cause health problems, such as cancer. However, there is no scientific evidence to support this claim.
You can microwave most foods, but there are some exceptions of items and foods that you should not microwave:
- Metal - Metal can reflect microwave radiation and cause sparks, which can damage your microwave.
- Plastic - Not all plastics are microwave safe. Check the plastic container for a microwave-safe symbol before microwaving it.
- Styrofoam - Styrofoam is not microwave safe. It can melt and release harmful chemicals into your food.
- Eggs - Whole eggs should not be microwaved, as they can explode.
- Baby Bottles - The nipples and rings of baby bottles should not be microwaved, as they can melt.
The cooking time for food in a microwave will vary depending on the type of food, the amount of food, and the power setting of the microwave. It is important to follow cooking instructions on the food package or to experiment until you find the correct cooking time for your microwave.
1. Wipe down the inside of the microwave with a damp sponge or cloth.
2. Sprinkle a small amount of dish soap in a cup of water.
3. Place the cup in the microwave and cook on high for 2 minutes.
4. Let the steam sit in the microwave for a few minutes, then wipe down the inside with a damp cloth or sponge.
5. Rinse the sponge or cloth with clean water, the wipe down the outside of the microwave.
You should clean your microwave regularly to prevent the build-up of grease and food particles.