Updating kitchen cabinets yourself
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It grips the IKEA hardware much better for less slipping and stripping as you assemble.
Hanging the cabinets went pretty smoothly, owing to the fact the the rails were installed nice and level.The lower cabinets also get plastic legs on the front and sides to help level them.Once the cabinets are in place, you adjust them a bit so they're all flush and level.I used a mixture of cabinet screws and hollow wall anchors to secure the rail to the wall, hitting as many studs as possible.Because the walls are not even a little bit flat, they had to be shimmed to keep the rail from curving to follow the wall.Unfortunately, when we slid the refrigerator into place we realized I'd mismeasured its height. Next weekend will be spent removing and re-hanging that cabinet about two inches higher, allowing the fridge to slide all the way into place.
Once everything is fixed I'll add trim to hide the gap above and next to the cabinet. Because we used a floating floor (one which isn't glued down) nothing can be anchored to it.For us, this mostly meant smacking them a few times and then clamping them and screwing the sides together.One particularly insubordinate cabinet had to be loosened at the rail bracket, secured at the sides, and then re-tightened.The last step is to place a plastic nut into the rail bracket and secure the cabinet to the rail.Our refrigerator is about 6" deeper than the cabinet I chose to go over the fridge.How we DIYed our IKEA kitchen remodel While we hired contractors for the Serious Business projects like structural and electrical work, we decided to tackle updating the kitchen cabinets ourselves. You cut the rails to size yourself using a hacksaw.