Height tends to be limited since the cabinets need to fit between the counter and the ceiling common wall cabinet heights are 12 36 and 42 inches. The mounting height of garage cabinets depends on the cabinet s size.
Typically standard base cabinets measure 34 1 2 h and 36 h from the floor to the top of the countertop when a countertop is installed the toe kick portion of the cabinet is 4 1 2 h the standard door height is 24 h and the top drawer height is 6 h equaling 34 1 2 h total.
Standard mounting height for upper kitchen cabinets. The distance between the top of countertop and the bottom edge of wall cabinets should be 18 inches. The cabinet height above a range is typically the same height. With the standard upper cabinet 30 inches tall and 12 inches deep a 5 ft.
These distances are shown to be ergonomically practical for anyone over 4 feet tall and optimal for an average user 5 ft. A normal over the sink or oven cabinet is 12 to 16 inches tall freeing up 26 to 30 inches of head room and space that a cabinet would occupy. The 8 inch user will be able to reach all shelves without a step stool.
With an upper cabinet mounting height of 54 inches the top of the upper cabinets would sit at 84 or 90 inches off the ground for the shortest of standard cabinets. Ideal height for upper kitchen cabinets if your base cabinets are regular 34 and a half inches then simply place your upper cabinets 18 inches above them and you should be good to go. Standard base cabinet sizes.
In most cases the sink and oven cabinets are the same size because the cabinet maker has standard sizes to choose from for these areas. 3 upper cabinet height standard. If upper cabinets are installed before the countertop measure up 18 inches from the top of the base cabinet plus the countertop thickness to find the right height for the uppers.
In standard kitchens the wall cabinets are typically 30 or 36 inches tall with the space above enclosed by soffits. The ideal upper cabinet height off the floor is 54 inch which is calculated from the floor to the bottom edge of the wall cabinets. 8 inches in height.
If the cabinet has the standard measurements of 12 inches deep and approximately 30 inches tall the 96 inch installation height is proper. Upper cabinet height standard conventions and codes for upper cab height have changed over the years with some practical implications. But if you have lower cabinets which are of a custom height then we might need to treat them differently.
2 upper cabinet height from floor. Question are most people still at 52 inches or have they moved to 54 inches for upper cabinet height standard. A taller cabinet may require a higher mounting height if the bottom of the cabinet interferes with your car parking space.