Field Installation and Service Manual IMS110 - Page 4
Prelevel and Stitch
Base Cabinets must be fastened to the wall plumb, level and square. They must also align in height with the
Base Cabinet Index Line drawn previously on the wall.
Prior to fastening Base Cabinets to the wall, or even stitching them to each other, they must be shimmed from
the fl oor at their back so they will align with the Base Cabinet Index Line if they do not already. This is most
important at the wall on the fl oor behind the sides of two adjacent cabinets.
“Preleveling” is the process of shimming the base cabinets at their backs to the Base Cabinet Index Line prior
to stitching them together at their fronts.
As a Base Cabinet is
placed against the wall, confi rm
that the back of the cabinet aligns
with the Base Cabinet Index Line.
If the back of the cabinet is in
alignment with the Index Line,
continue placing the next cabinet in
Align the cabinet box
faces fl ush as well as their top and
bottom edges, and clamp them
together at the top and bottom of
Make sure that there are no doors
still mounted that will prevent an
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Section 1: IMS 110