How to mount the oven in the kitchen

Installing the oven: how to prepare the place and the power grid

For many dishes in the kitchen can not do without the oven. And while gas stoves had it built in by default, today’s induction stoves do not. You have to buy it separately and install it in a specially designed module. At first glance, nothing seems complicated, but in the process a lot of questions arise. We hasten to answer them and tell you all about installing the oven in the kitchen with your own hands.

Regardless of the type of appliance, connecting the oven takes several steps:

You need to evaluate the existing wiring. The oven can only be connected if:

  • Physical condition is good.
  • The cross-section of the wires is at least as large as necessary.
  • There is a circuit breaker or at least a circuit breaker on the line. They are needed to de-energize equipment in an emergency.

If the existing wiring does not meet the requirements, you must lay a new line from the fuse box to the intended installation location of the oven. On this line will need to put a circuit breaker of suitable rating. about wire sizes and fuse ratings are discussed later.

What to do

First we have to prepare the oven for connection to the mains. There may be a power cord on the oven. Sometimes it ends with a three-pin plug (with grounding), sometimes there is no plug. Depending on how it is connected, the cord may or may not have a plug on it. You can even change the cord. it doesn’t even affect the warranty.

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It’s all a question of which way you choose to connect. You can. the traditional three-pronged plug and socket. You can do the one that is not as convenient, but it is considered more correct. Through the terminal block. Depending on the chosen method of connection, make the connection of electrical wires (more on this below).

In some cases, the power cord with plug is already connected to the oven

    Prepare the installation area for the built-in oven. Usually manufacturers recommend that the back and the bottom of the cold air for ventilation. If the furniture has a back wall, make a hole in it or even cut it out as far as possible. To ensure air flow from below, you can put pads a few centimeters high on the sides (it is important that there is an air gap between the oven and the countertop at the top, too). In addition, the side racks of the cabinet must fit the size of the oven. it must be secured to the sides with screws.

Such a picture will be in your instructions with the exact installation dimensions

On this, in fact, that’s all. To connect the oven already connected, but not everyone is fully aware of some of the nuances and, most likely, there are a lot of questions on the electrical part. We will talk about them next.

Installation and connection of the gas oven

Install the gas oven in the same way as for an electric appliance. The niche of the built-in equipment is prepared in the same way. In the same way do indents from the walls. Differences in connection with the connection are related to the source from which the cabinet works.

Gas appliances connected to the gas line with a flexible hose. The main rule in this case is to ensure proper sealing of the connections.

As already mentioned that the gas installation is better not to install with your own hands, if you do not have the appropriate experience, so it is better to ask the professionals.

If the oven and the hob are connected to the gas pipe at the same time, two branches with different gas stop taps will be required. Then it will be necessary to put a dielectric gasket behind the faucet, which will be needed to break the network. To connect the appliance to the central gas supply, you need a copper or steel tube or a bellows hose.

In this case, the pipe must be installed near the oven; we recommend that you use a ½-inch pipe with a male thread. The gas connections in most ovens are designed for this purpose.

If you use a bellows hose, make sure it does not touch moving objects, do not allow it to become pinched.

After installing the hob and oven need to properly adjust their operation so that they work as long as possible. It will be necessary to adjust the maximum allowable burner fire, thermocouple contacts that are included in the closing valve of the gas control system of devices.

The algorithm for connecting the gas appliance is as follows:

  • First you need to connect to the common system. In the place where on the branch of the gas wire there is a cut-off valve, install a special tee. Under the threads, you must additionally put a sufficient layer of oakum or tape wrapping, previously it is covered with graphite grease or paint. To both openings of the tee you need to screw the bellows metal hoses. And for each such “hose” one yellow-handled valve should be installed.
  • Attach the oven. Oven to one of the hoses is connected by means of a coupling nut with a rubber pad, which will need to be liberally lubricated with solidol in advance. And the second connection is needed to install the hob.
  • Check for leaks. When you finish connecting the oven to the gas line, be sure to check how securely everything is connected, so that there is no leakage of gas. Checking is simple. with a soapy solution, which you need to treat all joints, and then open the gas taps. If the hoses are blowing so-called bubbles, it means that the threads in these areas do not fit properly. Such assemblies must be disassembled and reassembled observing all the rules.
  • When all connections are made correctly, the built-in oven is placed in the desired niche, and then fixed with screws.

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As you can see, if you want to install and connect with your own hands a new oven or cooktop is possible. It is easiest to do this if it works from the electric network. But it is recommended to install gas appliances with your own hands only when you have experience with such devices. But for beginners it is better to contact the experts on installation.


Wooden furniture is suitable for the installation of electric and gas appliances. Metal surfaces will be electrocuted if the appliance is connected incorrectly (insufficient grounding). Ovens are installed so that the distance to the back wall is more than 4 centimeters, the sides. 5 centimeters, the floor. 9 centimeters. If the device is mounted under the cooktop, then between these devices should remain at least two centimeters of free space.

Ovens are aligned strictly horizontally. Failure to do so will cause the appliance to break down quickly. Lack of level causes uneven distribution of heat inside the oven.

Connecting the device and checking operation

Connecting appliances to the power supply is done by split and non-split methods. In the first case, which is more convenient and practical, use a plug and socket. They are pre-mounted on the cable of the equipment to be connected and the wiring, respectively. Use a terminal strip to make the fixed connection. The advantage of this type of connection is that the connection between the pairs is so solid and reliable. Such work is much cheaper.

After the oven is plugged in, check that it is working. Switch on the automatic device, insert the plug into the socket. After connection, set the highest heating power and start the oven in operation. Everything should be done as written in the instructions. Wires should not spark. Smoke coming out of the oven during the first start-up is the factory setting grease.

Operation of any oven, including Electrolux EOB 331 00, EZB 52410 AK, Miele CulinArt Gourmet H6267BP, Bosch HBG 536 YS0R must be performed according to the instructions. In such devices, you can cook food and baking on different modes, usually practiced setting the temperature to 180-200 degrees. In some models it is possible not only to bake, but also to heat a dish.

To use the oven in a comfortable way and for it to work properly for a long time, it is important to install it correctly, operate it carefully, and keep it in good condition.

Features of installation in the niche

When using a built-in oven, installation begins with the preparation of the niche where it will be placed.

Violation of these criteria leads to poor heating, which can shorten the life of the product. Also between the walls of the oven and the niche itself must remain a certain gap, the size of which depends on the electric power of the product.

Assembling a gas oven

The greatest number of difficulties arise in the installation of built-in gas equipment. The critical problem in this case is the connection of the main system to the oven. This work must in any case be carried out by certified professionals.

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Self-draining up to the main gas tap on any part of the pipe threatens a large monetary fine.

According to the rules of installation of gas equipment, it must be provided with a special protection. System components must not be subjected to strong physical impact or temperature changes. Shut-off valve must be located in an area that is easily accessible in order to quickly turn off the gas supply in case of emergency.

When connecting one appliance, the use of a normal bellows hose is acceptable. Its flexibility allows you to lay the outlet without installing additional holders, as well as drilling the walls. But the hose should not be longer than 2 meters. No adapters are allowed.

Some models have a mirror connection, that is, on the right and left side at the same time. Once connected to one of the taps, the other must be plugged. It is good if there is a sensible factory valve, while the budget models have to hammer in a dummy or screw a third-party faucet. If the inlet is straight, you can use an L-shaped adapter for greater convenience.

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Before finally securing the oven in its place, you need to check the condition of all elements, including the functionality of the equipment itself. Particular attention should be paid to the tightness of connections. The correct way to determine the gas leak. soap. Apply mortar to the threaded joints, turn on the gas and wait a couple of minutes. If bubbles appear, the connection is leaking.

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Procedure for installing the gas oven

Installing and connecting a gas oven

If the gas oven and the hob share a common power supply, they are installed together underneath each other. And if you have a stand-alone oven, you can choose any place, as long as there’s a gas tap nearby.

During installation, it is important not to mix up the steps in places, use good materials and do not ignore the instructions. And then make sure that the connection is tight. When installing a built-in oven yourself, use a tee fitting for a gas pipe to which the hob is already connected. But this is not the way to do it! You can get a fine. The cabinet and panel must be connected separately, each with its own pipe. In this case, the piping can only be done by a service technician.

Use a flexible hose or metal tube to connect to the common mains. The hose must be undamaged and no longer than 1.5 m. Also make sure that the hose hangs freely during installation.

Installing a gas oven

Installing the gas oven step by step:

  • Check that all parts are in place and that they are not damaged.
  • Connect one end of the hose to the gas mains. Use a dielectric insert.
  • Connect the other end of the hose to the appliance with a nut. Use a gasket with solidol to make the connection airtight.
  • Check for leaks with a soapy solution. Apply it to the joint, open the gas and see if there are any bubbles. If you don’t see any, you’ve done the right thing.
  • If the oven has an electric ignition, you must connect it to the mains. At the same time, the line for the trimmer for this must be independent.
  • After fix the appliance in the recess by means of fasteners.
  • And check how it works, turn it on according to the instructions.

Important. After you have installed the gas oven yourself, it should be checked by an employee of the gas service. We don’t advise you to use the equipment until then.

Step-by-step instructions for assembling a cabinet under the oven

When the bollard pieces are cut, start making the cabinet:

  • Glue the ends of the parts that will be visible with masking tape using an iron.
  • On the sides, mark the holes for screws and dowels.
  • Use a drill to drill out the dowel joints.
  • Make sockets in the joints of the side struts with the horizontal panels with a confiermatic drill.
  • Attach the ball retractable brackets to the sides.
  • Screw in the screws with a collar, joining all the pieces into a single body.
  • Cover the heads of the euro screws with plastic plugs.
  • At the back of the drawer unit, nail the hollow fibreboard strip into the drawer compartment.
  • Screw the feet to the bottom of the cabinet.

To prepare the side wallsDetermine the mounting lines and drill holes for the bottom of the drawerDisplay the drawer railDrill holes for drawer legsDow the drawer legs with 5 cm step from the edges using 3.5×16 mm self-tapping screws.Put the bottom on the rib, align the side with it, and screw on the side walls.We put the partition, on which the oven will stand.The cabinet is almost doneSlide the finished drawer into place

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