Comprehensively solve 50 questions about cabinets

The most important thing for the kitchen decoration is the choice of cabinets. The majority of the owners have innumerable questions about the cabinets. The professionals in the cabinet industry are here to answer the 50 questions that are often confused. I hope to correct the renovation. Some tips from the owners.

1. When should the cabinet be ordered?

A: At the beginning of the decoration, the cabinet designer will go to the door for the first measurement. Therefore, the cabinet must be set before the decoration starts. In addition, the cabinet is a relatively complicated product. It needs various inspections and comparisons. The cabinet purchase should be done early. In order to avoid rushing to buy and leave regret.

2. How much does it cost to book a cabinet, and is it refundable?

A: From the market practice, the general deposit is 200 yuan, it can be retired before the measurement is made, depending on the commitment and integrity of each manufacturer.

3. What is the standard specification of the cabinet?

Answer: The standard height of the cabinet is about 840. It depends on the process of different manufacturers. The standard depth of the cabinet is 570 mm, the standard depth of the counter is 600 mm, the standard height of the cabinet is 720 mm, and the depth of the cabinet is 320 mm. There are also some differences.

4. What types of door panels are there in the cabinet?

A: Solid wood door panels, painted door panels, melamine door panels, plastic door panels, fire panel panels, crystal panel panels, UV paint panels, porcelain door panels, etc.

5. What is particleboard? What are the characteristics?

Particleboard is a kind of artificial board which is made of wood or wood processing residue as raw material, processed into shavings (or scraps), and then added with a certain amount of adhesive and pressed under a certain temperature and pressure, referred to as particle board; The advantages of the plate are high mechanical strength, strong bending resistance, good nail holding power and good moisture resistance.

6. What is a MDF? What are the characteristics?

A: MDF is also called fiberboard. It is made of wood fiber or other plant fiber and is made of urea-formaldehyde resin or other suitable adhesive. The MDF has a high flatness and can be milled; the moisture resistance is low and the nail holding power is poor.

7. What is a melamine plate? What are the characteristics?

Tripolyamine plate, the full name of the tripolyamine impregnated film paper veneer artificial board, also known as double veneer or one-time forming board, is to put paper with different colors and textures into the melamine resin adhesive to soak, and then dry to a certain degree of curing, will It is laid on the surface of particleboard, MDF or hardboard, and is made by hot pressing. It is characterized by wear resistance, high temperature resistance, corrosion resistance, scratch resistance, and economical benefits.

8. What is the paint door panel? What are the characteristics?

The base material of the paint door panel is made of medium-density board, which is painted, polished, primed and topcoated by multiple spraying, grinding and polishing. The color is bright, the color is rich, it is convenient to take care, and the shape and arc can be made. type.

9. What is a plastic cabinet? What are the characteristics?

The plastic door panel is a door panel made of PVC film and MDF vacuum molded at high temperature. It has good waterproof performance, good wear resistance, and is very rich in color. It can also make beautiful door panel shape.

10. Why do cabinet cabinets use particleboard?

In comparison, particleboard has high mechanical strength, strong bending resistance, good nail holding power, good moisture resistance and environmental protection!

11. What is formaldehyde? What are the hazards of formaldehyde?

A: Formaldehyde (HCHO) is a colorless, irritating and water-soluble gas. It has the function of coagulation protein, and its 35%~40% aqueous solution is commonly known as formalin, which is often used as a solution for impregnating specimens. Formaldehyde is a highly toxic substance, and formaldehyde ranks second in the priority control list of toxic chemicals in China. The World Health Organization has determined that formaldehyde is a carcinogen! The greatest danger to humans is that it is accompanied by a long cycle of human beings and is constantly released.

Hazard: The harm of formaldehyde to the body:
(The country requires formaldehyde to be less than 0.1 mg/m3 in indoor air)
When the concentration of formaldehyde reaches 0.06 to 0.07 mg/m3 in air, mild asthma occurs in children.
When the formaldehyde content in the indoor air exceeds 0.1 mg/m3, there is an odor and discomfort.
When it reaches 0.5mg/m3, it can irritate the eyes and cause tearing.
When it reaches 0.6mg/m3, it will cause discomfort or pain in the throat.
When the concentration is higher, it can cause nausea, vomiting, cough, chest tightness, wheezing and even pulmonary edema.
When it reaches 30mg/m3, it will immediately kill people.

Long-term exposure to low-dose formaldehyde can cause chronic respiratory diseases, causing genetic mutations in nasopharyngeal cancer, colon cancer, brain tumors, menstrual disorders, and nucleus, and even lead to pregnancy syndrome, causing neonatal chromosomal abnormalities and leukemia. Among all contacts, children and pregnant women are particularly sensitive to formaldehyde and the harm is even greater.

According to research, children's lung function is the most vulnerable before the age of 12, air pollution will reduce children's lung function, and will continue to affect adulthood. Moreover, the latest research shows that environmental pollution has greatly reduced the intelligence of human beings, especially children! On the one hand, because the child's body is growing, the amount of breathing is 50% higher than the adult weight. On the other hand, children spend 80% of their time living indoors. Therefore, regardless of the child's physical or intellectual development, the harm of indoor environmental pollution to children can not be ignored.

12. What are the indicators of the E1 environmental protection standard for cabinets?

European E1 environmental protection standards are: formaldehyde content ≤ 9mg / 100g dry plate.

13. Does the paint door have a quality difference?

Different manufacturers produce paint door panels, because of the difference in process and materials, the quality is also very different.

14, how to distinguish the quality of painted door panels?

The high-quality paint door panel is pure in color, the board surface is flat, clean and free of impurities, thick paint film, strong impact resistance and no irritating odor. The opposite is the inferior paint door panel.

15. What is a fire board? What are the characteristics?

Answer: Fireproof board, also known as refractory board, refers to a layer of finish, generally about 0.8 mm thick. It is a kind of veneer with surface paper, colored paper and multi-layer kraft paper. It has the properties of abrasion resistance, heat resistance and open flame resistance, is easy to clean and easy to clean, and has good color and stability.

16. What is a UV paint door panel? What are the characteristics?

UV is the abbreviation of Ultraviolet Reye in English. UV light curing absorbs the energy of strong ultraviolet rays, which initiates chemical polymerization, cross-linking and other reactions, so that the liquid cures the film in 3 to 5 seconds, without any harmful chemicals. Environmentally friendly paint film. The UV board is an environmentally-friendly finish material which is coated with a transparent UV-curable paint on the surface and then cured by strong ultraviolet light. The UV board is made of MDF.

17. What are the characteristics of UV paint door panels?

Environmental protection, chemical resistance, physical damage resistance, yellowing resistance, high temperature resistance, high hardness, no bursting, no chipping, fireproof, UV curing, high flatness, mirror effect

18. What is the standard configuration?

The standard configuration is the variety of cabinet materials, accessories and processes included in the price. Each manufacturer will have a detailed description. Generally speaking, materials, accessories or processes other than the configuration will be charged extra.

19. What does the hardware contain?

The cabinet hardware mainly includes hinges, rails and blue, in addition to support, lifting code, handles, etc. Generally speaking, the pull blue and the support are not in the standard configuration, and additional billing is required.

20, pull blue have those specifications?

A: The blue can be divided into 150 and 200 mm width side pull blue, 200, 300, 400 mm cabinet multi-function pull blue, 600, 700 mm four-sided blue, 800, 900 mm width three-side cooker pull Blue, there are small monsters, big monsters, etc. pull blue.

21, how to distinguish the quality of the blue?

A: The main part of the blue is the track. You can look at the quality of the track by pulling it to see if it is smooth and whether there is noise. Generally, the imported track is relatively reliable. The quality of the blue basket mainly depends on the material, the best of aluminum, the second of stainless steel, the worst of iron plating, but also the thickness of the frame, the difference of 10 mm, 8 mm, the thicker the stronger.

22, cabinet hardware has those well-known brands?

Haidi Poetry and BLUM enjoy a high market reputation. Grasse, Ferrari, Häfele, FGV, etc. are also well-known brands.

23. What types of countertops are there?

The countertops are made of artificial stone, natural stone, stainless steel, quartz stone and fireproof board, as well as self-tiling. At present, artificial stone countertops are the mainstream.

24. What is an artificial stone countertop? Have those characteristics

A: Artificial stone, the scientific name is a solid surface material, also called solid surface material. It is a kind of polymer composite material. It is a plate made of vacuum casting or compression molding of natural ore powder, resin, pigment and some additives. The plate is processed and used as a countertop to be an artificial stone countertop. The artificial stone countertop has excellent heat resistance and wear resistance, non-toxic and non-radiative, seamlessly spliced, impervious, and has strong repairability and flame retardancy.

25. How to identify the quality of artificial stone?

The quality of high-quality artificial stone is pure, the gloss is high, the hand feels lubricated, the particles are evenly distributed, no pores and no penetration. On the contrary, it is a poor quality artificial stone.

26. What is granite and marble?

There are two main types of natural stone: marble and granite. Generally speaking, any texture is called "marble"; it is mainly called "granite".

27. What are the characteristics of natural stone countertops?

A: The color is natural and the hardness is high.

28. What is a quartz stone countertop?

Quartz stone is made of selected natural quartz crystal minerals. Its SiO2 content is over 99.9%, and it is depurified during the manufacturing process. The raw materials do not contain any heavy metal impurities that may cause radiation, 94% quartz crystals and other resins. A plate made of ultra-high-strength pressed material, which is cut and bonded to a countertop.

29. What are the characteristics of quartz stone countertops?

Hard and scratch resistant, high temperature resistance, impervious, environmentally friendly, non-toxic and non-radiative.

30. When was the first designer measurement?

A: The first measurement of the cabinet designer should be before the hydropower transformation.

31. What preparations do I need to prepare for the first measurement?

When determining the initial design plan for the first measurement, you should have a preliminary idea of ​​the kitchen, especially what appliances are planned to be placed, what hoods to use, etc., so that the designer can reserve power outlets and discuss personal ideas with the designer.

32. When is the second measurement?

A: The second measurement time is after the bricks are attached to the kitchen. If the cabinet is installed in an emergency, the wall tiles can be measured after being attached.

33. What are the things to pay attention to in the second measurement?

A: In the second measurement, it is necessary to determine the electrical appliances placed, the type of the hood, the size of the basin, the size of the opening of the stove, the color of the cabinet, the style of the handle, etc. These must be determined in advance, and cannot be changed after the measurement is completed.

34. How long is the cabinet production cycle?

A: The average cabinet company from the second measurement to the installation cycle is 15-18 days, the solid wood cabinets are about 30 days, and the imported cabinets are longer.

35. What is Yanmi?

A: Yanmi refers to the length of the cabinet at a standard height, standard depth and standard configuration of one meter.

36, what is the hanging code, are there those types?

A: The hanging code is a small hardware fitting that hangs the hanging cabinet on the wall to realize the connection between the hanging cabinet and the wall. At present, there are mainly wall mounted PVC lifting codes and steel invisible lifting codes on the market, the latter has stronger bearing capacity and longer aging cycle.

37. What is a countertop liner? what's the effect?

Answer: The countertop lining is below the counter top, and the plate or slat above the cabinet. Mainly to support and protect the countertop.

38. Why should the four corners of the countertop be reinforced?

Answer: When the table top is under pressure, the stress will concentrate on the four corners of the hole, and there are basins or stoves on it. The table is more likely to crack from this part, so special reinforcement is needed.

39. What is the theory of 32 mm production systems?

A: The theory of 32mm production system is: the production system theory centered on the side plate, that is, using a large multi-row drill on the side panel of the cabinet to make 2-3 rows of system holes with a continuous uninterrupted spacing of 32mm, completely dependent on These holes realize the connection of the board and the board in the cabinet; the combination between the adjacent cabinets; the placement of the partitions; the installation of various standard hardware such as hinges, rails and pneumatic support.

40, 32 mm production standards role?

Answer: Since the system hole is processed by multiple rows of drills at one time, the standard error is less than 0.2mm. All standard hardware and cabinet connections are directly completed through the system hole, ensuring sufficient installation accuracy, and the product quality is naturally stable and reliable. For example: the installation of drawer rails, batch processing of side panels, and one-time drilling of system holes ensure the front and rear direction of the track. The error of the hole position in the horizontal direction is not more than 0.2mm. After the rail is installed, there is no twisting and extrusion phenomenon. The drawers assembled in this way can be pulled freely and smoothly, and the connection of other standard hardware including the plates is also effective and accurate. The various dimensions of the cabinet are derived from this.

41. What is the upswing?

Answer: It is a miniature expansion bolt. After the plate is punched, it is embedded in the hole position. The spare screws are used to fix various hardware.

42. What is the role of the rise?

Answer: The plate has stronger nail holding force and does not damage the plate structure. It can achieve multiple disassembly without affecting the strength.

43. Why should I put waterproof aluminum platinum paper under the basin?

A: In the summer, the basin and water pipes are prone to condensation on the floor of the cabinet, or the water pipes are seeping water. A layer of aluminum platinum paper is used to protect the water.

44. What is the reasonable ratio of floor cabinets and wall cabinets?

A: There are 6:4, 7:3, and even 8:2 on the market, and each manufacturer is different.

45. What preparations do I need to make when installing?

A: The ceiling has been completed, it is best to install it together with the manufacturer of the hood.

46. ​​How long does it take to install?

A: Generally speaking, it can be completed in one day. If the kitchen is bigger, there are bathroom cabinets, wardrobes, etc., the corresponding time is longer.

47. How to maintain and maintain natural stone countertops?

Answer: Maintenance: When there are stains on the table, it should be wiped clean in time to prevent the stain from penetrating into the interior through natural fine lines. In order to prevent the cracking of the table top, the heavy objects should be prevented from hitting the table top and the overheated objects in direct contact during use.

Cleaning: It is advisable to use a soft scouring pad, not to use a toluene detergent, otherwise it is difficult to remove the white spots. When removing scale, you should not use acid strong toilet powder, dilute hydrochloric acid, etc., otherwise it will damage the glaze and make it lose its luster.

48. How to maintain and maintain artificial stone countertops?

Maintenance: Artificial stone countertops should prevent the bleaching agent and scale in the water from making the table surface lighter and affecting the appearance. In actual use, avoid direct contact with hot objects.

Cleaning: Because there is no fine lines, it has strong resistance to stains and the like, and it is convenient to clean. However, the texture is soft and you should not use abrasive cleaners.

49, how to maintain and maintain stainless steel countertops?

1. Scrub several times with sponge (rag) and water after each use.
2. Dry the stainless steel surface with a dry cloth to prevent watermarks.
3, If the surface is left with scale, use a little grinding powder (can be replaced by edible flour) on a dry countertop, wipe it repeatedly with a dry rag, it can be bright as new.
4. Never use a wire brush to clean the stainless steel surface.
5, Do not leave wet sponge or wet cloth on the surface of stainless steel to avoid accumulation of stains.

50, how to maintain and maintain the cabinet?

Keep the door clean and free of debris and dust in the rail track. Strictly prevent heavy objects and sharp objects from hitting the track to prevent abnormalities inside the track and affect the sliding effect. Clean the surface with a less corrosive cleaning solution.

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