I've been to some DIY sites and seen how wall ovens are installed.
Friend is asking me for help with replacing one.
Done it with stoves.
From the looks of it all, the oven must be covered with some kind of a FIRE
RETARDENT material to keep heat in and also to keep from setting fire to
This install will go into a plywood framed out box - one outside wall is
masonry and other is plywood as part of the framed box for the oven.
The original one has been in there for the past 40 years or so with no
Problem now is local gas company says you can no longer get parts for current
That is not the issue.
Friend wants a new one at this point also.
BOTTOM LINE :
Are these units lined with insulation to keep from overheating nearby materials