Whether you’re updating your bathroom furniture, replacing a kitchen drawer or add design to your dresser, it’s quick and easy measure for kitchen cabinet handles. Just drag a tape measure on the front of the cabinet that you are replacing, renewing or updating the finish.
Remove existing kitchen cabinet handles or pull it. It may be tempting to leave the current handle in place during measurement, but 1/4 inch (0.5 cm) can make a difference, so it is best to remove the cabinet handles and measure the hole in the cabinet.
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Measure the cabinet to find the distance between the two holes in the kitchen cabinet handles. While holding the end of the tape on the first hole, pulling it straight into the other hole. Under the measurement mark.
Using the same process and measured again. Compare the measurements you just took. If they are equal, proceed to the next step. Otherwise, measures a third time to determine the correct distance. Learn the terminology and choose your cabinet handles. “Center to Center” (center to center) or “CTC” is the distance between the screws. This is the measurement you just took and want to use in the selection of your new to the cabinet handles.