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Hi, Can I fit a 500mms door for a slimline dishwasher that is 450mm

Discussion in 'Appliances' started by Julie101B, 21 Sep 2020.

  1. Julie101B

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    I am fitting a kitchen on a budget and the cabinet range doesn't have a 450mms door for the appliance I want, Can I fit a 500mm? There is room for 500mms but would the appliance be ok with more weight?
     
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    it might be possible to adjust the door spring, but you had better consult the installation instructions for the model you have in mind.
     
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    I have
    What I did was to get some white contiboard style stuff and cut 25mm strips the same height as the units
    I then screwed this to each unit from inside the neighbouring cupboard, top and bottom.
    I also replicated the top rail of a unit.

    Then after a fair bit of wiggling, screwed the washer into the 25mm strip.


    It's a bit of a faff but works.
     
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    Are you talking about fitting a door?

    or an integrated appliance?
     
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    Sorry- I assumed it was an integrated appliance he was fitting.
    I read it that he could get 500 doors, but not 450's

    I was fitting an integrated 450 into a 500 slot
     
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    Hi, Yes I'm fitting an integral slimline dishwasher (450mm ) but I can make room for a 500mms door so that will mean the the door will oversized by 25mms each side , would it be possible?
     
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    As above- I made 25mm infill strips
     
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