Minggu, 15 Maret 2015

Tips for installing an new IKEA kitchen

The kitchen is not finished yet. Now I can imagine that you think, "Gee, what lasts that long!". Indeed. It is not easy. Despite the clear instructions of IKEA have still quite some job skills and time required to install the kitchen itself. But it does have hit lucky. The tables are neatly leveled and secured to the wall, the equipment is in and the worktop is it. On my action list are still assembling the valve and connecting the faucet and dishwasher, please seal, set of drawers, mounting the handles, the plinth and lighting. And hang up the hood, almost forgot.

Tips for installing an IKEA kitchen

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Since our project is also about sharing knowledge I give you some advice too bad. If you ever buy an IKEA kitchen and want to install it yourself ...

    Think three times before you decide to install the kitchen itself. It is certainly not impossible, you have time there, good tools and some job experience required. Understand how a level is crucial. You end up saving between € 1,200 and € 1,800 a week toil ... Tips for installing an new IKEA kitchen
    Put the two. State really clear in the statement and is not a luxury ...
    Provide ample workspace so you can expose all parts. A slice two schagen is convenient (tip from our contractor) to work at height. A week on your knees start to feel ...
    Read all instructions carefully. Even if you think you have the manual that fourth Faktum-box is the same as the three previous Faktum boxes. It may well be different. I now know from experience ...
    Keep all screws, nails and other odds and ends for each part together. Along with the book. Work with labeled bags, or rather trays ...
    First, turn on all tables together and place them loose where the kitchen to come. Then you can see if it should even be going to fit. Think thereby also to any covers, for example, on the side of the fridge, also look to put on the tables. Four times 14mm still saves again 5cm thick, and you will not soon all tables again to pick up the wall ...
    Slide the drawers in the cabinet only when everything is. It is otherwise very difficult to connect the cabinets themselves and certainly to screw the worksheet. I now know from experience ...
    A kitchen leveling is not easy. You have a short and required a long level. I myself have mounted a long bar on the wall at the height of the worksheet. Then you can slide underneath the cabinets and the back up running until it hits the crossbar. You do only the front turning up to him to get level. In the above tables I mounted the bar at the bottom, you can hold the box easier to mark the holes. On each table placed again if it is level. The newly installed cabinet and the whole!  installing an new IKEA kitchen.
    The worktop places demands precision. Depending on the length of the worktop you get one or more worktops that you need to cut to size. For the sawed edges there are wood strips in the pack to finish this. However, this is never as beautiful as the original side of the kitchen countertop. So try to keep the sawed sides as much as possible out of the picture. Mark the cut off on the work surface and stick masking tape to minimize damage to the saw. For Domsjo sink you looked additional corners. Think first, then do ...
    Do you, like us, a raised kitchen? With the feet under the IKEA cabinets can adjust the height of the kitchen. You might have also been given a higher plinth. But the dishwasher, and in our case the stove can be increased only limited! Here you'll have to find a solution for. We have two plates placed under the appliances of 4cm and the remainder self-made with the feet under the appliances ...

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