How to install Ikea Besta wall unit cabinets on drywall?


This is NOT a step-by-step video, please RTFM.

Installing IKEA BESTÅ isn't as easy as you think because the wall units are quite heavy, the problem is that you won't be able to put 2 screws per cabinets on the wood studs easily. This is my way to do it, check it out! Hope this helps.

In summary: 2 drywall anchors + 1 wood screw to the stud per suspension rail.

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60 комментариев
Felipe J Baez
i thought I was listening to a ransom call
MonkeyLovesVinyl
When Gotham is in ashes, you have my permission to die.
SpAgent Jeff
Someone is a wanted person. Hahaha hides face and voice.
Ernest Johnson
You must don't want your baby mama to know you got new furniture.
Harcix
I want to play a game.
Brad Barnes
Creepy voice distortion... Thumbs down
kissmissthis
3:10 = Lol!! Finished product looks amazing!!
Willbarrel Smith
How did you count to sixteen. A one ,A two ,A three Ha Ha Ha. Counta Drackula. Goober.....
colin schabel
SOUNDS LIKE A SCARY MONSTER
Mal
thanks for the tips.
the weird voice made it a bit surreal XD
fieryblogmother
What color is that wall? I love it!
Warren T
GREAT VIDEO... What brand toggle did you use and can you put a link so I can get the same please
ye yito
It doesnt matter who he is. What matters is his plan
Felicity
I've been laughing at all these comments, but now what if this is his real voice?? It's entirely possible. In which case we've been pretty hurtful .
Ice Xiao
at least have 1 screw inside the stud tho ;p
A
Hi, noticed you have skirting board and I know the units which rest on the floor have spacers to fill the space behind the wall to allow for wall mounting. However wouldn't this cause the wall cabinet units suspended on the wall to be uneven with the rest of the units looking recessed as they are mounted flush to the wall?
mesa620
I thought it was Sean Connery in half speed...
don quixote
What's with the pixelated face you a criminal or os that your side chics house you're reno
Ayman Rahman
Thought this was Bane
catherine C.
Is that your real voice... because if it is... have you considered voice acting?
Steve Allen
thanks for the video
Bricago
Here's a tip for installing these "self-drilling" strap toggle anchors: After checking to make sure there isn't a stud behind the drywall, drill a hole with an 1/8" brad point bit. This lets you drill the hole exactly on your mark. If you hit something behind the drywall, you'll have to try a different location. Once you’ve punched through the drywall, use a small allen wrench to poke into the hole and make sure you have at least 2-1/2" available behind the wall. Then switch to a 1/2" brad point bit and enlarge the hole. Check your toggle anchor to make sure the plastic guide is engaged correctly with the two plastic straps and slide the toggle into the hole. Fiddle with the straps until the toggle is vertical, then do this: push the whole shebang in as deep as you can. (The metal toggle won't be contacting the back of the wall. That's fine for now) Get the round plastic flange in the hole then press a pair of rubber-handled needle nosed pliers flat against the wall so the closed jaws are pinning the round flange into the hole. Then, while holding the pliers against the wall, pull the plastic straps toward you to secure the toggle against the back of the wall. Bend the plastic straps to break them.
Tracey Pace
Any idea what the weight limit is for wall mounted Besta cabinets? Have used the suspension rails and fixed to studs...
Hendrik De Clercq
Were you able to use the IKEA screws to turn into the anchors? I'm about to mount a Besta on a drywall and found some drywall anchor types in the store (here in Australia). Some of them come with a screw but I'm not sure if the head is big enough to turn into the suspension rail. For the ones without screws, the pack suggest to use a 8G screw (4.2mm, which is slightly bigger than the IKEA ones which are 4 mm).
AllieImproves
Chocolate raiiiiiiiiin.....
Ferenc Tu'ri
Are you a criminal? Or why did you modify your voice?
Charles Douglas
Why u cover ur face mate? Hahhaha are you scared???
Asim Khan
What was the distance between the first mount on top and the second one you mounted flush with it?
danial bairami
Maybe if you talk normal....
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Please start an ASMR channel
 

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