Where should pull handles be placed on kitchen cabinets?

When it comes to installing cabinet door handles (either knobs or pulls), they are always placed on the opposite side from the door hinges. You’ll specifically want to place them anywhere between 1” and 4” from the top or bottom edge of the door.

What is the proper placement for kitchen drawer pulls?

For pulls, you want the bottom of your pull to fall in line with the cabinet rail. Be sure to adjust your installation holes if needed. You do not want your pulls extending into the rail. For slab doors, you will want the hole placement to be equidistant from the bottom and side of the cabinet.

Should drawer pulls be centered?

As far as the height of your drawer hardware, the classic choice is to center them vertically. With multiple drawers stacked on top of each other, choosing this placement makes each knob a little lower and harder to reach.

Where do cabinet pulls go on upper cabinets?

For pulls (having two screws) on upper cabinets, the pull should be centered horizontally on the door stile and the bottom hole should be placed 2-1/2” up from the bottom of the door. For lower cabinets the upper hole should be placed vertically, 2-1/2” down from the top of the door.

How do you measure for cabinet pulls?

To find the center-to-center measurement, use a screwdriver to remove your current pulls, then take a ruler or measuring tape and measure from the center of one screw hole to the center of the other screw hole.

Should cabinet pulls all be the same size?

While there is no set rule, we generally recommend that the pull length is approximately 1/3 of the cabinet or drawer width. Small Drawers that are 12” or less typically work best with a pull that is 3” to 4” long or a knob that is 1” in diameter.

Should cabinet handles be centered?

What is center to center measurement for cabinet pulls?

The Center-to-Center of any drawer pull is the distance between the center of one screw hole to the center of the other. Measuring the center-to-center of the drawer pull is key in determining what new hardware will fit and whether you’ll need to drill new mounting holes or fit into existing ones.

What are most popular kitchen cabinet pulls?

Matte black finishes

  • Satin black finishes
  • Latches instead of knobs
  • Mixing and matching knobs and pulls
  • Square bar pulls instead of tubular
  • Are knobs or handles better for kitchen cabinets?

    The general rule of thumb is that knobs are best for cabinet doors, though occasionally you can break the rules. “We might do a single knob on a smaller drawer,” says Gorsline.

    Where would you put the kitchen cabinet handles?

    Level and adjust your doors and drawers before drilling holes for hardware.

  • A template or jig makes it easy to mark the same measurement holes on each cabinet. Alternatively,you can build yourself a template using scrap wood.
  • Gripping and opening the cabinet should feel good in your hand.
  • Re-use old screw holes if you’re replacing handles.
  • Where do you put handles on kitchen cabinets?

    Knobs. Knobs are one of the most versatile decorative hardware options.

  • Pulls. Pulls are another versatile option that can be installed on both cabinets and drawers.
  • Cup Pulls. Used most commonly in traditional and transitional style kitchens,cup pulls are an excellent way to add an extra pop of personality to cabinetry.
  • Latches.
  • Tab Pulls.