The Way to Install Cabinets Over a Washer & Dryer

Cabinets over washers and dryers can be beneficial for linens goods, towels or another product. The space over these appliances should never be wasted. If you are entertaining the idea of buying or selling a house, a laundry area is a element. A difference can be made by the inclusion of a few cabinets. You do not need to move the washer or dryer to put in cabinets. Use them for a worktable to put in overhead cabinets.

Run a stud finder along the wall above the washer and dryer. Find each the vertical studs that will be supporting the cabinet. Mark their places on the wall above the washer and dryer. If your cabinets are not meant to get to the ceiling, mark where you want the bottom of the cabinet to be around the wall.

Remove from the cabinet with a screw gun. Leave the hinges. Place blankets on top of the washer and dryer.

Put the cabinet on top of the washer and dryer. Using an assistant lift the cabinet up. If the cabinet was created for it slide it up into the ceiling. Twist it up and stop at the mark if the cabinet is not supposed to touch the ceiling.

Push 1 screw through the top rail of the cabinet. Drive it up at a 15-degree angle, through the 1-by-4-inch railing, through the drywall and into the stud. Use a screw gun and 3-inch screws.

Drive screws through the top railing into each vertical stud in the same method. Drive two more screws through the back of the cabinet into one centered, each stud and the other 1 inch up from the bottom of the cabinet. Rehang the doors back to the cabinet.

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