Looking at this online guide
It says to use 25mm brackets.
Not sure on which ones though
Or this one
If none, can someone advise. I am placing an order with toolstation. If
they don't have any of the type you recomend, please advise. Wickes had
none when I looked, where else.
The only way to become good at something is by trying things out. IME
those who expect step-by-step instructions on how to perform every tiny
task rarely become proficient. Take some risks, use your judgment. Ask
yourself "why would this bracket be better than that bracket" - after
all, they are just pieces of steel, no specialist knowledge is required
to assess them.
I can't say without seeing the cabinets. The article says that there's a
50mm gap at the back for pipes etc. - but tells you to fix it to the wall
with 25mm brackets. Doesn't make much sense to me! But then, it refers to
the cabinet "gable". I haven't a clue what it's on about!
Is there any need for brackets securing the carcasses to the wall? when you
secure the worktop to the units, alls thats needed then is to use brackets
to secure the worktop to the wall.
Sir Benjamin Middlethwaite
I recently had some worktops fitted by a pro kitchen fitter/joiner, and
he said he doesn't even bother with brackets at all. Reckons if the
unit is level and firm, you cut the worktop to size and screw it down to
(or rather up from underneath!) the unit, then apply silicone to the
back (with plenty going down the gap at the back). I was very dubious;
but to be perfectly honest, he's dead right - the units are now rock
Think I'd still some form of bracket myself, but I think the message
from the above is that they don't need to be massively strong ones;
anything will do the job.
Much easier to fix the brackets before the worktop is on because you can see
what you are doing. Saves grovelling about underneath to fix the brackets.
Fixing the worktop to the carcass is easy, screw up through the holes
Just another adjustment option. Those plastic legs are a fiddle and not
particularly stable when you're moving the units in and out. I get
everything level by other means and then tighten them at the finish.
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