How to install push-to-open drawer runners

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How to install push-to-open drawer runners

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Project 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.

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Step by Step Instructions

1 Separate the drawer runners
2 Install the drawer guides
3 Install the side runners
4 Slide the drawer into the cabinet
  • Step 1. Separate 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.
  • Step 2. Install 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.

  • Step 3. Install 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. 

  • Step 4. Slide 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.

Tools and Materials

Tools

  • Cordless drill

Materials

  • Drawer runners
  • Screws
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