- a sharp knife;
- silicone sealant;
plinth for kitchen countertops consists of two parts: this strap and the guide, which is used for fixing this strip.The combination of these two elements occurs by a special slot.The plinth is inserted in and firmly strengthened, snapping it "the castle."Pre-mounted guide itself to the table top.There are varieties of the plinth, which are set glue method, but design with removable decorative strap is much more hygienic maintenance and in addition allows for dismantling when the need arose.
Before you buy a plinth for countertops, you need to make a precise calculation of its length.Necessary measurements done after final assembly of the furniture and the result is added to a few centimeters.Subsequently, it would be better to cut the surplus, rather than face the fact that the length of straps purchased insufficient.
in a complete kit includes: cover profiles and rail, plugs, fasteners and connecting areas.The connecting corners are divided into internal, external and face.Through internal corners formed by the corners and the outer corners of the closed ends of the strips.It is necessary to ensure that you have everything you need in the set without leaving the store.
Usually rail mount is made by means of screws, because the use of screws or nails can damage the fragile material.Please do layout for mounting locations, carefully thought out their position for a tighter fit and secure the plinth to the wall and the table.If it is done angular docked, first set the inner corner, it is inserted into one wing of the guide, and then the second.
guides are attached with screws that go into the plane strongly in the horizontal direction.Even their small slope when tightening will lead to loss of stability of the mount.To prevent this, it is better to drill holes for dowels and screw the screws in them.
For more complete protection against water penetration joints between the skirting board and tabletop are treated with sealant.The same procedure must be done in places where the connectors and plugs.You can then install the cover profiles and considered the work completed.Many artists use the plinth as a means to disguise the wiring, but for this purpose is better to buy the bulk version of the product.