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Repairing Cabinet Drawer Handles

Fix a loose drawer handle by attaching the drawer front more securely.

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  • Time

    2 hours

  • Price Range

    $1 - $50

  • Difficulty

    Easy

Here's What You'll Do:

The most common problem with drawers is a loose handle. You may need to strengthen the screws that hold the handle in position or attach the drawer front more securely.

Remove Handle

Unscrew the drawer front and remove the handle from its position.

Courtesy of DK - Do It Yourself Home Improvement © 2009 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Position Washer

Apply some strong adhesive to the thread of the handle. Position a washer on the screw before replacing the handle.

Courtesy of DK - Do It Yourself Home Improvement © 2009 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Attach Drawer Front

Spread some adhesive on the back face of the drawer front before securing it back in place.

Courtesy of DK - Do It Yourself Home Improvement © 2009 Dorling Kindersley Limited

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