Merillat Essentials Construction Details

When value is a top priority, Merillat Essentials® delivers, without sacrificing durability. Engineered wood construction features corner gussets for added strength.
Vanity-depth drawers offer smooth, quiet operation, and self-closing, concealed door hinges feature a limited lifetime warranty.Easy-clean interiors resist moisture and stains. Adjustable shelves and optional field installed rollout trays offer flexibility where it’s needed most.5-year limited warranty

  1. Hinges. Self-closing concealed hinges come with a limited lifetime warranty.
  2. Wall Cabinet Shelves. 5/8″ thick, half depth adjustable shelf in base units. 5/8″ thick adjustable shelves in wall units. All shelves made of engineered wood.
  3. Interiors. All cabinet sides, bottoms and shelves have moisture and stain-resistant easy clean interiors.
  4. Braces. Corner gussets give added strength to the entire cabinet.
  5. Back Panel. 1/4″ thick, 50-pound density engineered wood extends all the way to the floor to give the entire cabinet box extra strength and stability.
  6. End Panels. Cabinet end panels are 3/8″ thick 48-pound density engineered wood.
  7. Front Frame. Double-doweled front/solid wood frames (superior to glued or pinned cabinetry).
  8. Drawer Guide System. Sidemount WhisperGlide drawer guides deliver a smooth opening and are load rated for 75lbs.
  9. Drawer Front. Drawer fronts are 5/8″ thick 48-pound industrial grade engineered wood or medium density fiberboard. Sundale, Milbridge II and Pemberton II are 3/4″ thick solid wood drawers.
  10. Drawer Construction. Full-depth, 1/2″ thick 4-sided engineered wood drawer. All corners of the drawer core use rabbet joinery secured with adhesive and staples.
  11. Doors. Doors are 5/8″ thick 48-pound density industrial grade engineered wood or medium density fiberboard. Sundale, Milbridge II and Pemberton II are 3/4″ thick solid wood doors. Doors have foam pad bumpers to dampen the closure noise.
  12. Bottom Panel. 1/2″ thick 48-pound density engineered wood for extra strength and rigidity. Dado joints and adhesive attach bottom panel to end panels.