Fitting your kitchen with a pelmet, cornice and plinth will ensure your kitchen looks neat and has a professional finish. Our how-to video will show you how easy these additions are to fit. plinth and cornice allow you to finish the bottom of your base units and top of your wall units seamlessly and pelmets help hide lighting above your worktop.

Preparation & Planning

Install your units to the wall before attempting to fit your plinth, cornice and pelmets and make sure the area is clean and dry.


Clean your plinth, cornice and pelmets regularly with clean, soapy water as dust can gather in small gaps and joins.

Hints & tips

When fitting cornice on top of your wall units, remember not to lean or stand on the worktop. Always use a step ladder to avoid damaging the worktop or the base units.


Use safety goggles and gloves when using a handsaw to cut the plinth, cornice and pelmets to length. Avoid contact with skin and eyes when using instant bond mitre fix.

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