Installing Custom Kitchen Cabinets

Installing Custom Kitchen Cabinets

Installing new cabinets in your kitchen to a great extent can enhance the look and usefulness of your kitchen. At the present time, customers and clients have been giving their homes extra attention since they know much more about houses and their interiors now in comparison to earlier times. The clients and customer visit the furniture showrooms equipped with some specific things that they want for their custom kitchen cabinets. Even if your kitchen design needs help from an expert, installing cabinets can be done by yourself and at the same time will help you to save a lot of money. The next step is the installation of kitchen cabinet. You must always install hanging cabinets before installing the base cabinets. It is much easier to work on hanging cabinets with no base cabinets in the way. Installation of kitchen cabinets can be easier than you would think. The cabinets can be installed by yourself or you can hire a professional contractor to do the installation job for you. Installation for both wall and base cabinets can be easily done if you are familiar with the instructions for their installation. Some very simple steps must be followed to make your installation an easy task.

Installation of wall base cabinets

Step 1

Before placing any order for your kitchen cabinets, you must very carefully examine the requirements for your cabinets such as what should be the size, shape, color, design etc. of the kitchen cabinets. This step is very important because of the simple fact that a kitchen cabinet without a required proportionate size or shape is of no use.

Step 2

Determining the right position for the kitchen cabinets is a very important aspect of installation. It is an utmost requirement that you mark an exact level position with help of pencil. It will help a lot and make your installation easier when you know in advance the level and position where kitchen cabinets are to be installed. The level and position of the cabinet should be such that you can easily reach into them without any stress.

Step 3

Installation of wall cabinets must be given the highest priority when installing kitchen cabinets, because of the simple fact that they will provide you good deal of space and also they do not occupy a lot of space. You can use the other empty floor space for installation of lower level kitchen cabinets.

Step 4

Search for the studs in the wall. Mark the position of wall studs once you have located them. With help of a pencil you must mark the position an inch above and 6 inches below where the installed custom kitchen cabinets bottom would be. The stud finder can help you in locating each stud.

Step 5

For the wall cabinets the first thing you must do is to attach a temporary supporting bar the size of the cabinet’s length. Attach rail’s upper frame parallel to cabinet’s bottom edge and then attach a support to the wall with the help of screws.

Step 6

Prepare several single cabinets and then combine them together by placing them on a horizontal surface. Always be conscious about the height difference and proportion of the cabinets because it may create gaps or rigidness between them.

Make a sub-assembly. Attach each single cabinet together by placing them backside up on a flat surface.

Step 7

Once you have fixed the cabinets to a flat surface and attached it permanently with help of screw and screwdriver, then you have to secure the overhead cabinets. At the back of cabinet you can find the hanging strip where you have to pierce the nails. Beside the stud you also have to relocate the hanging strips within the cabinet. With the help of a drill you must drill pilot holes and then fix the screws. With everything attached you can then attach the cabinetry to the wall.