IKEA kitchen appliances: hob and sink installation – part 4

IKEA kitchen appliances:
extractor hood and dishwashing machine installation

Installing kitchen appliances is a part of a successful IKEA kitchen assembly. Not only does it make the kitchen finally fully functional but also gives the final overall look. IKEA created detailed assembly instructions regarding installing granite countertops on existing cabinets, as well as many other vital installation tips you may need when assembling IKEA kitchen cabinets and other parts.

IKEA kitchen cabinet installation essentials and appliances assembly

We will start with the installation of the extractor hood. So, how to perform that? First of all, before installing the extractor hood, make sure to read the provided instructions carefully to be aware of all potential nuances that can come up while performing the installation process by yourself. Keep in mind that the cabinet for the hood is mounted without a bottom piece. Apart from that, it will also be necessary to cut a hole for the extractor pipe. A pattern for that step, as well as any other one that will be necessary when installing kitchen appliances, usually comes with the assembly instructions for the hood you have previously read.

installing kitchen appliances

The other pattern ought to be used in terms of making the smaller cavities on the inner sides of the kitchen cabinet. Proceed with removing all plastic protection covers. Afterward fix the hood. Remember that there are various ways to fit the hood pipes. To be able to get acquainted with all of them, do not forget to check out the assembly instructions you have received along with kitchen cabinets parts that ought to be installed.

It is highly recommended that you install the kitchen hood before the hob is in place. Otherwise, the hob will easily crack in case you drop the extractor hood by accident during the installation process. Having been previously mentioned, the cabinet that is supposed to hold the extractor hood must be mounted without its bottom piece. On the other hand, sometimes the customers of IKEA discover this vital fact too late. So, how to solve that problem right now before proceeding with any further steps?

  • Firstly, make sure to saw a diagonal cut in the bottom piece all the way into the back piece of the kitchen cabinet. Avoid making any marks.
  • Proceed with loosening the cam locks before taking away the kitchen cabinet bottom piece.
  • Make sure to remove the screws and the dowels.

IKEA has also created detailed instructions on how to install kitchen ovens in a base kitchen cabinet.

Best countertop installers tips and detailed assembly instructions

How to install a kitchen oven in a base kitchen cabinet? When it comes to installing the kitchen oven with an adjustable shelf, make sure to read the assembly instructions thoroughly so as to find out the correct height for the support rail.

countertop installers tips

Proceed with measuring the spot where you are to put the reinforced shelf the kitchen oven stands on. Use the screws included in the oven package in order to fix the rail. As time passes by, the screws will prevent the shelf from moving that is caused by the weight of the kitchen oven.

After having installed the kitchen oven of your choice, the position of the shelf may need to be changed. Remember not to fix the kitchen shelf too tightly. Afterward, make sure to adjust the cabinet rail so as to create a ventilation gap.

Installing kitchen appliances: dishwashing machine installation instructions

If you have an integrated dishwashing machine, how to install it correctly? The laws and regulations of certain countries state that the customers of IKEA use a protection shield for dishwasher leakage. So, how to perform dishwashing machine installation according to all rules?

  • Start with putting the devices for connecting the dishwasher with the kitchen cabinets in the correct place.
  • Make sure to use the filler piece in order to cover the gap that occurs between the dishwashing machine and the kitchen cabinet.
  • Fix the pads in terms of protecting the cabinet, as well as worktops, from scratches that may accidentally occur during the installation.
  • Proceed with adjusting the height of the legs in the front and the back accordingly.

In fact, there are various solutions to take into consideration when installing kitchen appliances regarding fitting the water pipes and electrical cables of the dishwasher. In this particular case, we are going to fit both of them into the cabinet located next to your kitchen appliance.

Afterward, it is high time you put the fronts onto the dishwashing machine. Keep in mind that there are several ways to perform this particular step. It usually depends on the dishwasher type, as well as the number of fronts that are to cover the device.

dishwashing machine installation instructions

If you are to install a fully integrated dishwashing machine, you will need three drawer fronts. The first step would be connecting the fronts. According to the assembly instructions, do not forget to ensure the stability and rigidity of the fronts by both making two to four more holes and using pre-drilled holes. In the provided package, you will discover just enough screws to successfully perform this installation step.

Proceed with putting the sliding hinges. Afterward, make sure to mount the fronts on your dishwashing machine.

install a fully integrated dishwashing machine

If you are to install a fully integrated dishwashing machine, you will need three drawer fronts. The first step would be connecting the fronts. According to the assembly instructions, do not forget to ensure the stability and rigidity of the fronts by both making two to four more holes and using pre-drilled holes. In the provided package, you will discover just enough screws to successfully perform this installation step.

Proceed with putting the sliding hinges. Afterward, make sure to mount the fronts on your dishwashing machine.

Kitchen Installation - hob and sink installation

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