Products and Components Check

bits and bobsHas everything been delivered?
Check that all boxes of components have been delivered and checked off by the delivery person. Ensure that the delivery person gives you a copy of the delivery note for your records.

Removal of the product
Carefully remove the product from the box. Do not use a craft knife/box cutter to do this as it could damage the product inside.

Components check
Check the components are all accounted for within the box. Each cabinet should have the following, in varying quantities:

A: Door(s)
B: Carcase parts
C: Cam Locks/Cam Lock Studs
D: Wooden Dowels
E: Hinges/Hinge Plates
F: Screws
G: Shelf Pegs
H: Machine Screws
I: Height Adjusting Feet
J: Handle(s)

Assembling the Units

Kitchen Unit AssemblyAssembling the Units
Assemble the product from the box by attaching the sides to the top and the bottom of the unit, using the cam and dowel system.

Attach the legs by screwing them into position under the carcase using the fittings supplied.

InStock Tip
Remember that the legs are adjustable, and you can raise or lower the unit height by screwing the leg clockwise or counter-clockwise as necessary. (Please note door and handle attachment is done last so you don’t damage them in the process of fitting the rest of the kitchen. See Section 9 for details.)

1. Fitting Wall Units

Kitchen Wall UnitA: Mark the wall for wall unit heights and level.
B: Mark and drill positions for the hanging brackets.
C: For the hanging brackets with the appropriate fixings.
D: Hang the wall unit and fix to the wall by adjusting the hanging brackets as necessary.
E: Repeat the process for all wall units.

InStock Tip
It’s best to start in the corner of the room and work away from the corner.

2. Fitting Base Units

Kitchen Base UnitsA: Mark the wall for the baton heights and level.
B: Affix the batons to the wall.
C: Move the assembled base unit into position.
D: Adjust the legs to bring each base unit to the correct height.
E: Adjust the legs to make each unit level.
F: Affix the base unit to the baton.
G: Repeat the process for each base unit.

3. Fitting Tall Units

Kitchen Tall UnitsA: Mark the wall for unit height and level.
B: If necessary, mark for the batons and make level.
C: Mark the wall for drill positions.
D: Adjust the legs to bring each unit to the right height.
E: Adjust the legs to make each unit level.
F: Affix the tall unit to the batons or the wall as required.

4. Fitting The Sink Units

Kitchen Sink UnitA: Check the plumbing is correctly positioned prior to fitting the unit.
B: Mark the unit back where the pipework comes into the unit.
C: Cut out the back board where appropriate to allow for pipework.
D: Fit the backboard to the unit.
E: Fit the unit as described in Section 2.

5. Fitting The Worktops

Fitting WorktopsA: Measure the space required for the worktops.
B: Cut the worktops to the correct length using a handsaw or jigsaw.
C: Template the worktop for the sink using the template provided (see the sink manufacturer’s guidelines on how to template for the sink.)
D: Template the worktop for the hob (see the hob manufacturer’s guidelines on how to template for the hob.)
E: Lift the worktop into position (get someone to help you – worktops are heavy!)
F: Lift additional pieces of the worktop into position.
G: Attach the joint strips.
H: Fix worktops into position using suitable fixings (affix the to the base units from the underside.)

6. Fitting The Sink

Fitting a SinkA: Once the template is cut, sit the sink into the worktop.
B: Seal the sink around the whole perimeter.
C: Make sure to wipe away any excess sealant.
D: Connect pipework (you may need professional help.)

7. Fitting The Hob

Fitting a Gas HobA: Once the worktop has been templated, sit the hob into the worktop.
B: Seal the hob around the whole perimeter.
C: Connect the gaswork / electrics (You may need a professional to do this for you – you will require a professional for any gas fittings)

Fitting Appliances

A: Lift the oven into the housing (You may need a professional to help you – you will need a professional for any gas fittings)
B: Move the washer into position, and attach the water supply and waste pipe (You may need a professional to help you)
C: Move the washer into position, and attach the water supply and waste pipe (You may need a professional to help you)

9. Fitting The Doors and Handles

Fitting Kitchen HandlesA: Choose the handle position you would like.
B: Measure the door handle screw positions.
C: Mark the drill positions using the measurements you have just taken.
D: Fix the handles to the doors using the screws provided.
E: Fix the hinge plates to the units using the screws provided.
F: Fit the hinges to the doors using the screws provided.
G: Clip the hinges into position by pushing the hinges on the door to the hinge plates on the unit (they should click into position.)
H: Adjust the door hanging position by turning the screws clockwise or counter-clockwise as necessary.