Recessed medicine cabinet – Recessed bathroom medicine cabinets requires more planning and labor to install than one medicine cabinet attached to the wall. Recessed medicine cabinets, does not penetrate into the bathroom space so much to help in smaller bathrooms or in areas where you pass the medicine cabinet often. When preparing to install a recessed medicine cabinet, allow yourself at least a couple of hours, especially if you have never installed a recessed cabinet before.
Make a recessed medicine cabinet bathroom; Keep your medicine cabinet up to the wall where you want to install it. Trace an outline of the medicine cabinet on the wall with a pencil. Use a stud finder to locate where in the outlined area buds sit. Cut two small holes in the drywall using a drywall saw, being careful not to insert saw into the drywall longer than necessary. Remove cuts and use a flashlight to inspect the area you outlined for the medicine cabinet, and make sure no pipes or electrical cables in the way. If there is, contact an electrician or plumber to move them before you continue the installation, or put the medicine cabinet at another place.
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Use drywall saw to cut the area you outlined for the medicine cabinet. Cut the 2 x 4 pieces of wood to fit between wall studs, you do not trim, leaving a hole for stud, you made the cut. Push the medicine cabinet in the hole you cut out of the wall. Drive screws through the holes on the sides of the cabinet, anchoring the casing to the wood you have installed along the edge of the cut. Fill any gaps between the recessed medicine cabinet and drywall with caulk.