How To Install Kitchen Cabinet Hardware?

Is it hard to install cabinet hardware?

Tip: Cabinet and drawer pulls usually come with two screws of different lengths. The longer screw is made for thicker cabinet doors or false-front drawers. Installing cabinet hardware and updating the drawers isn’t a difficult process. Transforming your spaces with new pulls and knobs is also quite rewarding.

Where should I put the handles on my kitchen cabinets?

When it comes to installing cabinet door handles (either knobs or pulls), they are always placed on the opposite side from the door hinges. You’ll specifically want to place them anywhere between 1” and 4” from the top or bottom edge of the door.

Where do you put cup pulls on drawers?

Cup Pulls: Cup pulls are only ever used on drawers, and I like to center them in the middle of the drawer slab. If you have a 5 piece drawer (top and bottom rails, inside panel, and side rails) you want to make sure the hardware itself will fit (centered) in the middle panel before purchasing and installing.

Where do cabinet pulls go on upper cabinets?

For both upper and lower cabinets, the pulls should be installed vertically 2 ½ – 3 inches in from the corner of the door. For drawers, they should be installed horizontally in the center of the door. While there is no hard-set rule for the size of your pulls, consider using longer ones on larger drawers and cabinets.

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Should kitchen handles be vertical or horizontal?

The universal rule is that handles are placed vertically on doors and horizontally on pull-out drawers. Stand in your new kitchen and hold your handles against the drawers and cabinet doors to try out different heights and positions for each of them.

How do you put knobs on cabinets without drilling?

Cut a piece of Command Strip to fit the knob’s base and press it into place on your cabinet front. Peel off the paper backing and firmly press your knob into place. That’s it! I’m so thrilled with these little knobs!

What size screw is used for cabinet knobs?

Standard #8-32 threading is common for the majority of cabinet knobs and pulls.

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