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jegolopolli 08-31-2010 12:44 PM

dishwasher install question
 
I recently completed a house remodel and we moved in over the weekend.

We renovated the kitchen but kept all the old appliances.

I notice on dishwashers that there are clips on the front top that would appear to be used to attach to the under counter. When I pulled the machine out these were not used and when I reinstalled I also did not use them.

Now comes the obvious problem(didnt seem so obvious when I installed it) of the machine wanting to tip out when the drawers are open with dishes in them.

How would I attach the clips to the corian counter? I would imagine screws, maybe small tapcons?

Any advice is greatly appreciated.

Thanks.

fabrk8r 08-31-2010 01:11 PM

See if this link helps...

http://www.appliance411.com/faq/builtinDW.shtml

The stove anti-tip brackets sound like a good idea!

jegolopolli 08-31-2010 01:37 PM

Awesome, thanks!

Those brackets will be perfect.

Chemist1961 08-31-2010 02:53 PM

Diswasher
 
You will also want to level your unit front to back while compensating for the clips.Otherwise drainage could be a problem:thumbsup:

oberkc 08-31-2010 02:54 PM

The dishwashers I have installed (all four of them) had the option to attach at the coutertop or on the sides into the adjacent cabinet. If drilling into corian sounds like a bad idea, then I suggest side mounting as an alternative. Does your manual not show this option?

jegolopolli 08-31-2010 03:32 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by oberkc (Post 493816)
Does your manual not show this option?


There is no manual. I have yet to look online for it.

There does not seem to be anywhere for a side mount, though I didnt really investigate it.


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