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Installing A New Medicine Cabinet



Installing A New Medicine Cabinet

This DIY Basic will provide tips on replacing a medicine cabinet.

As This Old House technical editor Mark Powers shows on the following pages, you can install your own cabinet in an afternoon. Most come pre-assembled; you just cut a hole in the wall and create a wood frame into which the cabinet slides. Thus you’ll upgrade with a beautiful new mirror and storage space—while keeping …

Add style and function to your bathroom with a new mirror and vanity light. Both projects are great for the DIYer.

How to Install a Medicine Cabinet. It takes little time and only a pencil and drill to install a surface-mounted medicine cabinet, which you simply screw onto a wall. Recess-mounted medicine cabinets take a bit more work, but they take up…

To replace a recessed medicine cabinet, choose a replacement cabinet that’s the same or close to the same size as your original cabinet so that it fits in the existing wall cavity. Another good bet is to get a larger cabinet, which you can install after enlarging the opening. It’s relatively easy to measure the additional space …