-Can you please tell me what height or minimum height is recommended between the counter top and the base of the upper cabinets? (The dimensions of lower cabinets, typically 24 inches deep and 36 inches tall, still work. 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.
Conventions and codes for upper cab height have changed over the years, with some practical implications. Question Are most people still at 52 inches or have they moved to 54 inches for upper cabinet height standard? In Ontario it’s 54 or 18 above stove or countertop. Standard wall cabinet depth is 12 inches for manufacturers working in inches and 30cm for manufacturers working in metric measurements. You could also add a filler to the upper cabinet’s top, which will fill in the needed space. The two cabinets must match in height, or your countertops won’t work.
Counter Height: The standard is 34 – 36. The circulation space between countertops should be at least 48. So I am curious if everybody has 18 inches betweeen their countertops and bottom of their wall cabinets. I don’t know what the cabinet height was at our previous house (built in 1984), but the cabinets were definitely lower than the ones in this house. I’d like the wall cabinets to be at least a few inches higher then they are now—even if the existing cabinets are hung at the correct height.
Upper Cabinet Height Standard
Base cabinets are usually 890 mm tall (915 mm to counter-top height) and 600 mm deep. Wall cabinets are usually 300 mm deep and height can vary, with most wall cabinets being either 760 or 990 mm tall. Base cabinets are often determined by the overall height of the countertop and reversed engineered accordingly. This measurement is important so you can customize countertop height. Mount or lower wall cabinets closer to the countertop and include pull-out cutting boards, slide-out or roll-out shelves and baskets, and drawers with full extension glides. However, I didn’t see anything on wall cabinet distance over a range. You want to know the height of any countertop appliance that will generally stay in place Let’s say you have a real nice Coffee Maker that stands 17 tall.