I have to fix a top cabinet with no floor support to the wall.

What is the difference if I were to place the screws which hold the cabinet to the wall at the 4 corners inside the cabinet (diagram 1) vs having 2 of the corner screws shifted to the centre of the cabinet (diagram 2)?


  • Is the upper cabinet adjacent to others? They should be screwed together at the face.
    – Mattman944
    Commented Oct 23, 2022 at 1:34

1 Answer 1


Depends on which one the screws hit the studs.

Find the studs and put the screws into studs.

Miss the studs and you will be wearing the cabinet as a hat.

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