Fixing kitchen wall cabinets to blockwork

Postby johnbateson » Tue May 27, 2008 3:02 pm

Seems a luxury that Ive got blockwork to fix into as opposed to plasterboard but can you please advise what is the best option for securing the units - was just going to plug and screw - unsure what size of screw though
Any advise would be apprciated
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Postby plumbbob » Tue May 27, 2008 9:54 pm

Use 2" x 10 and red or brown plugs if the cupboards are mounted using the std wall plates.
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Postby chris_on_tour2002 » Tue May 27, 2008 10:17 pm

i would use a nice big fat size 12 screw, minimum 2 inches in length. use rawl plugs suitable to that size of screw, readily available just about anywhere. our local tesco even sells them now.
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Postby johnbateson » Wed May 28, 2008 1:43 pm

Thanks to both of you - i think I'll go with size 12 screws and plugs to suit to be safe

Thanks again
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