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Kitchen overhead cupboards

Discussion in 'Renovation & Home Improvement' started by B-Man, 29th Jun, 2015.

  1. B-Man

    B-Man Well-Known Member

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    im building a house with 2.7 ceilings and getting overhead cupboards.
    is there a standard distance the overhead cupboards are from the bench top?
    or what is a good height to have them at.
     
  2. Hanison

    Hanison Well-Known Member

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    600mm is standard.

    But you can make them whatever you like !
     
  3. Jacque

    Jacque Buyers Agent and Bookworm, Sydney Business Member

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    I think 650-700mm is standard. Just make sure you measure up beforehand and take extra care above the cooktop and rangehood if applicable. Happy renovating!
     
  4. Handyandy

    Handyandy Well-Known Member

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    It also depends on the splash back to be used. If tiles the height is tailored to the dimensions of the tile. The are minimums to do with gas and distance from overheads.
     
  5. Westminster

    Westminster Tigress at Tiger Developments Business Member

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    I'd also advise having a bulkhead made from the top of the overhead cupboards to the ceiling to fill in that gap which is good for nothing but gathering dust.
     
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    Perthguy Well-Known Member

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    Agree. I do not like the dust gap one bit. I have one where I am living and it is very annoying.
     
  7. B-Man

    B-Man Well-Known Member

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    will get them to the ceiling useful to hide stuff that you dont use very often up there
     
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