DIY Forum

 

Ultimate Handyman Ultimate Handyman Ultimate Handyman Ultimate HandymanUltimate Handyman on Pinterest

 

DIY Forum/Home improvement advice forum

 

 

A-Z CONTENTS | DISCLAIMER | DIY VIDEO | HOME | SAFETY FIRST | FORUM RULES

It is currently Fri Dec 15, 2017 12:10 pm
Visit Thermo worx


Time zone: Europe/London




 

 


Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 2 posts ] 
Author Message
 Post subject: Removing kitchen carcas
PostPosted: Thu Sep 29, 2016 5:08 pm 
Offline
Newly registered Member

Joined: Thu Sep 29, 2016 5:00 pm
Posts: 1
Has thanked: 0 times
Been thanked: 0 times
Hello,
I am trying to remove a base unit to fit a slimline dishwasher. I have removed most of it but the unit is screwed in from the top down into the back and the only way I could unscrew it is if I removed the worktops, which I can't as they are moulded to the wall!
It is similar to this post (there is a picture if you scroll down that shows what I'm talking about)
http://www.ultimatehandyman.co.uk/forum1/can-i-remove-base-units-without-removing-worktops-t54086.html

The only thing I can think of is trying to knock the sides of the unit really hard to rip it out? I have tried screwing in the feet but it's the two screws at the top that won't let it drop.
Hope that all makes sense to someone!
I'm not sure how to post a picture to show you my unit? The left panel could be ripped out but the right one sits adjacent to the end panel so I can't get between the two to pull it :/ Help!


Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on DiggShare on DeliciousShare on Google+
Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
PostPosted: Thu Sep 29, 2016 5:42 pm 
Offline
Senior Member

Joined: Wed Feb 26, 2014 9:35 pm
Posts: 2453
Has thanked: 40 times
Been thanked: 552 times
Most kitchen units are chipboard and can just be ripped out carefully, you can then cut the protruding screws off flush with the worktop. If there is a gap you can slip a hacksaw blade in and cut the screws.


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 2 posts ] 


Similar topics
   

Time zone: Europe/London


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 0 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  


 

 

 

News News Site map Site map SitemapIndex SitemapIndex RSS Feed RSS Feed Channel list Channel list
ultimatehandyman privacy policy

Contact

 

Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group

phpBB SEO