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Overview

Push-to-open drawer runners make it easier to open your drawers and provide extra support when they are fully open. It's easy to install them and we'll show you how in just a few steps. We'll show you how the runners fit together, how to take them apart and how to screw them into the cabinet. Before you start, remember to read the instructions that come with your kit.

Tools and materials

Steps

1Separate the drawer runners

Start by fully extending the drawer runner. Then release the plastic catch and remove the draw guide insert from the runner. The insert that you have just pulled out is for your drawer.
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2Install the drawer guides

Take the insert and line it up against the pre-drilled screw holes on the outside of your drawer and screw it on. Take the other drawer runner and repeat this process on the other side of the drawer.

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3Install the side runners

Line up the drawer guide part of the runner with the pre-drilled screw holes on the inside of the drawer cabinet. Screw the drawer guide into place. Then do the same on the opposite side of the cabinet. 

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4Slide the drawer into the cabinet

Finally take the drawer and line the runners up with the guides in the cabinet. Then slide the drawer in and out to test that it works properly.
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More D.I.Y. Advice

Health & Safety

Please make sure you use all equipment appropriately and safely when following the advice in these D.I.Y. videos. You need to be familiar with how to use equipment safely and follow the instructions that came with the equipment. If you are unsure, you may feel it is safest to consult an expert, such as the manufacturer or an expert Bunnings Team Member.

Grave health hazards are linked to asbestos, which may be in homes built up to 1990. Health hazards may result from exposure to lead-based paints in older materials and copper chromium arsenic (CCA) treated timber. For information on the dangers of asbestos, lead-based paint and CCA treated timber and tips for dealing with these materials contact your local council's Environmental Health Officer. You can also use a simple test kit from Bunnings to indicate the presence of lead-based paint.