How Do You Install Undermount Drawer Slides?
If you drawer slides are not sliding smoothly and are worn out, replace them yourself and save money. Drawer slides allow the drawer box to be pulled from the cabinet. Undermount drawer slides are not visible when the drawer box is pulled open. The drawer slide is mounted under the drawer box. This allows you to use a larger drawer box. Most undermount drawer slides have a soft-close mechanism built into the drawer slide. Measure the depth of the drawer box to determine the length of drawer slide needed. You’ll need a drawer slide equal in length to the depth of the drawer box. Remove the drawer from the cabinet. Mark a 1 3/4-inch-wide notch on each side of the drawer box back. Mark a line to the drawer box bottom with a pencil. The depth of the cut will vary depending on how your drawer box is constructed. Cut the notch from the back of the drawer box to the drawer box bottom, using a hand saw. Measure 7/16 inch up from the notch with a tape measure. Mark a line, using a pencil. Drill