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    How to attach IKEA furniture to wall?


    What is the best way to attach an IKEA pax wardrobe to the wall when the wall has a skirting board and picture rail?

    Asked by Hannah on 12th Mar 2021
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    "For skirting, the wardrobe needs to be filled, and for dry skis, there are brackets that are mounted on the wall, and then the wardrobe is fixed for them ... so you isolate all the irregularities."

    Answered on 16th Mar 2021 - Member since Nov 2020 - report
    RD Property Services

    "You would need to remove these as the wardrobe would need to sit flush against the wall."

    Answered on 16th Mar 2021 - Member since Mar 2021 - report
    Handyman home services

    "Does the wardrobe hit picture frame from it stationary position? If that's ok, you can carefully remove skirting board, centre wardrobe decide best method to attach, lastly cut skirting board to fit in void spaces and make good etc."

    Answered on 16th Mar 2021 - Member since Mar 2021 - report

    "You will need to put a screw fix cup into the wall first before putting in any furniture and the screw."

    Answered on 16th Mar 2021 - Member since Feb 2021 - report
    Reach N Shine Window Fascia Gutter Cleaning Handyman Professionals

    "Hi measure the wardrobe width and cut the skirting board and the picture rail so it fits against the wall"

    Answered on 18th Mar 2021 - Member since Aug 2016 - report
    RooFX Home Services

    "You can fix a timber with the same skirting board's wide between the wardrobe and wall. Therefore, you fix the wardrobe in the timber."

    Answered on 25th Mar 2021 - Member since Mar 2021 - report


    If your not using the internal wall fittings that are provided.

    You could either place a small beam of wood behind that is attached to the wall so that you can fix in internally

    If you are able to access the sides then on Amazon you are able to pick up small fixings to attach from the side either via clip or high tensile cable"

    Answered on 20th Mar 2021 - Member since Dec 2020 - report
    RA maintenance services

    "Either cut the wardrobe around the skirting and picture Frame, or use a belt/wire type fixing"

    Answered on 18th Mar 2021 - Member since Jul 2019 - report
    Mario assembly furniture

    "Hi. I use brackets to attach the pax wardrobes.
    A lot depends on what type of wall (brick, concrete, Plasterboard) the appropriate screws."

    Answered on 16th Mar 2021 - Member since Feb 2020 - report

    "I would start by assessing the walls in question - what they are made of will obviously affect what fixings you should use.

    If you are able to get some decent plugs in (using drill) then screws, I would perhaps use baton (attached using the plugs) vertically between skirting board and rail and then butt and secure the wardrobe to the baton.

    This mimics getting it flat against, then attaching it to the wall, which will stabilise it. Haven't used this exact model but assume the wall attachments would be to hold in place rather than weight bearing.

    Hope that's of some use, James"

    Answered on 16th Mar 2021 - Member since Mar 2021 - report

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