Cabinet install ag. concrete back

Old 12-03-03, 09:19 AM
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Cabinet install ag. concrete back


To install wall cabintes against a concrete foundation, I want to place a couple 6 foot long 2'x4' studs horizontally against the wall and then screw the back of the cabinets to the wood.

Question---what is best way to attach the studs to the concrete?

I was thinking of drilling into the wall, inserting plastic anchors, and then using 3" long round-head screws. I figure 3 screws per 6' piece of wood should be more than sufficient.

Anybody with a better option?

Old 12-03-03, 09:42 AM
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I use a hilti for attaching wood to concrete or masonry walls. They can be rented at rental yards or some better hardware stores.
Old 12-08-03, 10:56 PM
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You can also use masonary screws or masonary lag bolts. Just make sure you use a correctly sized masonary bit for the pilot holes.

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