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Introduction

In this guide, I will demonstrate how to replace their broken kitchen drawer mounts. This issue can be very common if drawers were not built with quality material when building the house. To get the material needed you can take in your broken track or mount into a hardware store and find the correct size. This is a quick and easy repair that will take little time and basic knowledge of repairs/tools.

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Parts

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  1. Remove all utensils from the drawer and remove the drawer from the slot. Remove all utensils from the drawer and remove the drawer from the slot.
    • Remove all utensils from the drawer and remove the drawer from the slot.

  2. Start removing the mounts and tracks by unscrewing them with your drill or screwdriver. Your replacement tracks or mounts will come with new screws.
    • Start removing the mounts and tracks by unscrewing them with your drill or screwdriver.

    • Your replacement tracks or mounts will come with new screws.

  3. Once you have all your new material,  insert the mounts onto your track.
    • Once you have all your new material, insert the mounts onto your track.

  4. Take the track with the new mount attached and screw it into the existing hole using the new screws that came in the packaging.
    • Take the track with the new mount attached and screw it into the existing hole using the new screws that came in the packaging.

  5. After the track has one screw drilled, use a level to make sure your track is straight. Depending on your new mounts, you may or may not need to drill new holes for the screws. If you do need to drill new holes mark the holes on the mount with a pencil or marker.
    • After the track has one screw drilled, use a level to make sure your track is straight.

    • Depending on your new mounts, you may or may not need to drill new holes for the screws. If you do need to drill new holes mark the holes on the mount with a pencil or marker.

  6. Drill the screws in either the existing holes or marked spots to hold the mount in place.
    • Drill the screws in either the existing holes or marked spots to hold the mount in place.

  7. Repeat these steps on the other side if needed.
    • Repeat these steps on the other side if needed.

  8. Place your drawer back into its place and you are now done with your repair!
    • Place your drawer back into its place and you are now done with your repair!

Conclusion

Now that your repair is done make sure your drawer is sliding smoothly if not you will need to remove it and clean the tracks. Another thing to look for is if the tracks are perfectly aligned if not you can go back in and fix them by following the same steps again.

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