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Installing a Vanity

A maple vanity is installed in a bathroom.

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Step 1: Remove the Doors and Drill the Pilot Holes

Remove doors and drawers (Image 1). Drill pilot holes inside cabinet where the face frames will be attached (Image 2). Use a countersink bit to countersink the holes and screw together.

Step 2: Add Shims if Needed

Check for level and add shims if necessary.

check vanity for level

Step 3: Secure the Cabinet

Secure cabinet to wall and add fill strip on the side of the cabinet. Use a shim to hold the fill strip in place while you screw it to the cabinet.

secure cabinet to wall