Kitchen cabinets

Old 09-08-05, 08:00 AM
Visiting Guest
Posts: n/a
Kitchen cabinets

What can I use to fasten cabinets to cinder block, I have 1" FIRRING STRIPS
Old 09-08-05, 09:59 AM
Join Date: Aug 2005
Posts: 2,128
Upvotes: 0
Received 2 Upvotes on 2 Posts
If your firring strips are securely fastened... by all means use them for your screws - though 1 inch is kinda minimal. I would probably use anchors in the cinder block for a couple of holes in each cabinet.... just to be safe.
Old 09-09-05, 06:59 AM
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Seattle area
Posts: 60
Upvotes: 0
Received 0 Upvotes on 0 Posts
I fasten 3/4" furring to CMU with construction adhesive and nails. Drill a 1/4" hole with a rotohammer and tap in three 8D VC sinkers. The three nails draw it up snug and the CA seals the deal.
If you wish the cabinet screws to penetrate both furring and block, use Tapcon screws with their customary 5/32" rotohammer bit for piloting.
Good luck.

Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Ask a Question
Question Title:
Your question will be posted in: