How to Install Cabinets

Create a cozy kitchen for your cooking activity. Keep it tidy and clean. Clean it regularly and store the kitchen tools and appliance in the right place. One of storage which you can use in your kitchen is cabinets. They can you get from the furniture store. To install them, you can do yourself. By doing it yourself, you will be on the top of satisfaction. Yet, before working with the project, you’d better to learn how to install cabinets to get a professional result.

Let’s start by learning the first step on how to install cabinets. You should be ready with all the materials and tools your need during finishing the project. When they have been with you, you can continue by measuring and marking the wall.

Measure the height of the base cabinets. Then, draw a horizontal line across the wall at this 54-inch point which will serve as a guide for hanging the cabinets. Be sure to use a level to assure this line is true horizontal. Use a stud finder to locate the wall studs.

What’s next? Secure a ledger board to the wall. Screw it into the marked studs to temporarily support the weight of the cabinets during the installation. Make sure that the doors and hardware are removed from the cabinets to make them lighter and easier to install.

Then, hang the wall cabinets. To do that you should attach as many cabinets together as you can safely lift and install on the ledger board. Use clamps to fix the stiles of the cabinets together and check for plumb. Be sure the fronts of the cabinets are flush. Predrilled and secure the two cabinets together at the stile with the screws.

Lift the cabinets onto the ledger board and check for plumb and level. Check for plumb and level while you’re securing the cabinets. Do this for all of the wall cabinets. Then, attach the doors and hardware. Remove the ledger board when you are finished installing the wall cabinets.

Continue by installing the base cabinets. Do the same thing as the upper cabinets. Predrill through the top framing piece into the wall studs and secure the cabinet into place with screws. Re-check level and repeat till the end. Know how to install cabinets well and get a satisfaction with it.

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