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wall cabinet install

Manny P
2 months ago


I’m in process of installing ikea wall cabinets and wanted to confirm safest way to install support rail. I am fastening to studs where possible but near end of cabinet no studs is available. Is it safe to use wall anchors if I am also fastening to studs? My concern is the overall weight of cabinet and any plates we will store there, don’t want the unit to fall.

I had thought about using 2x4 blocking behind the sheet rock all along the right side where there are no studs. However this greatly complicates install and it will be difficult to reinstall sheet work without having misalignment (piping out or sunken in) of new sheet rock and existing sheet rock

Help appreciated.

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