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Installing Kitchen Cabinets

If you are thinking about replacing your kitchen cabinets above, you may want to try doing it yourself. Council of Ministers is really well in the skill set of the average homeowner. With a little planning and the right tools, you can get a professional look to the facilities of his cabinet.

The easiest way to install the cabinets are pre-assembled cabinets and pre-finished products can be found in any store home improvement large. The advantage for them is that they come in population size and can be collected when it is convenient for you. They are also much cheaper than custom cabinets. You can also buy on hold and paint or stain to truly personalize your kitchen.

After removing the old furniture, take accurate measurements. Since the cabinets are available in a variety of sizes, you can mix and match to your space. If you like the design of their original cabinets, they want a new style, then buy the same dimensions as above. We also want to buy a metal detector, a level and a couple pieces of 2×4.

If you do, both upper and lower cabinets, upper cabinets always install first because it is easier to do without the base cabinets in place! Use the stud finder to locate wall studs. Normally the amounts are placed sixteen inches apart. Mark the location of each block with a pencil. Now you need to find a point of reference for the cabinets. It is usually about eight inches of space between the top and bottom of upper cabinets. Therefore, measuring the distance from the floor (or your desktop) and mark the wall. Now you want to use your level and draw a line along the wall where the bottom of the cabinets will be. Attach the 2×4 to the wall with screws temporary, with the top right of the wood, where the pencil is at the bottom of the cabinets. This piece of wood will give a spot of rest while hanging cabinets and make sure they are level. Then remove all the cabinet doors – for easy installation.

Install the corner cabinet first. Place the cabinet against the wall with the bottom edge of the 2×4 and drill a screw into one of the bolts. You must attach the cabinets to the studs to support the weight of their dishes. Be sure not to over tighten the screws, as you may need to shim the cabinets. Make sure the parts are level and shim if necessary.

Now install the next cabinet. This is the hard part – to ensure that the fronts of cabinets are flush with each other. You probably have to fit the second surgery, or adjust the wedges in the corner cabinet to make them flush. Once you are level, tighten the second company in the wall studs and bolting furniture to the other with long screws provided. Attach cabinets.

Follow these steps for the cabinets below. If there is extra space between the cabinets, or end, you can buy strips of padding on the same material as the boxes are placed in these gaps. Simply screw the long screws in the adjacent cabinet and press together.

Once the cabinets are installed, tighten all the screws, remove the clamps and replace the doors. Be careful to ensure that the doors are flush with each other, adjusting as needed. Remove the 2×4 and patch the screw holes. Now connect the hardware.

Installation of new overhead cabinets can be done in a weekend and add value and beauty to your kitchen.

Category: kitchen

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