How do I secure a filing cabinet to the wall?
We recently got a filing cabinet in our home. We have young children and want to secure the cabinet to the wall - just in case. We managed to find one item that apparently does this job - The Hangman but they don't export to the UK. Does anyone know of an alternative that's available in England?
Asked By: Momma Keesh - 8/22/2009
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Hello I agree with Jack. I’m a cabinet installer. I would drill through the cabinet and into a wall stud 1 2½”-3” screw will be fine for a single row wide cabinet, just place the screw near the upper portion.
Answered By: alan j - 8/22/2009
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Pull the cabinet away from the wall and find the studs( measure from the corner and they might be 16" on center or use a smal nail to probe for one) take out the top drawer and screw in the studs through the back of the cabinet. My cabinets only open 1 drawer at a time.
Answered By: Jack - 8/22/2009
jack has it right.except put a washer under the screw head.good luck.
Answered By: email@example.com - 8/22/2009
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