DEFINITIONS USED IN FURNITURE INDUSTRY
Linear meter – definition to express the size of furniture, e.g.: “This kitchen is 5 linear meters long”
HDF – High Density Fiberboard
MDF - Medium Density Fiberboard, used in moisture-proof kitchen or bathroom furniture when painted
HPL – High Pressure Laminate
Tabletop – the highest horizontal part of table or cupboard
Laminate – chipboard covering featuring a color or/and texture
PVC edge – polyvinylchloride edge – plastic material for finishing chipboard sides
ABS edge - Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene edge – plastic ecologic material for finishing chipboard sides. Almost inflammable, more resistant, and more expensive material than PVC edge
Melamine edge – paper-like material for finishing chipboard sides
Triplex – glass made of two sheets of glass divided by adhesive or polymer film layer
Kitchen isle – kitchen table or cupboard located in the center of kitchen instead near wall. It can feature sink, oven, or other kitchen appliances
How to install and choose furniture, furniture colors?
Where to buy furniture?
We offer to acquire non-standard individually designed furniture. Choosing furniture made by Diforma your home will become exclusive, you will spend less time in decorating it and you will get free furniture delivery and mounting service to your home in Kaunas. You will find everything your furniture need in one place - from furniture boards to tiny furniture parts.
How to transport furniture?
Generally, we transport the furniture divided in separate modules and covered with protective “Stretch” film. These modules are gently loaded into the truck ensuring that they will stay stable during the route. However, if you order furniture from Diforma, you won’t have to worry about it as we will deliver and install your furniture in Kaunas for free.
FURNITURE USE AND CARE
How to use and take care of furniture?
How to use furniture with pneumatic and hydraulic pistons?
Pneumatic and hydraulic pistons installed in furniture slides, hinges or lifting, lowering, and raising mechanisms are designed for gentle and easy opening or closing of furniture doors or other facade parts. Do not push the mechanism when closing them – it should close furniture itself. Additional power may damage the piston installed in mechanism because it is designed for loads by size, weight and opening type of the door or a drawer.
How to adjust hinges?
If door of the cabinet is not closing properly, take a screwdriver and adjust hinges: (adjustment distances are shown for FGV hinges)
With A screw you can adjust distance between the cabinet and the door
With B screw you can change the amount of door covering the cabinet
With C screw you can move the door up and down
Do not change position of the doors, otherwise they can unfit and not open or close properly
How to take out the drawers?
To fully pull out and take out the drawer, depending on installed slides you may need to follow these steps:
For drawers with simple slides and some of the Blum slides:
For drawers with side-bending fixators:
For drawers with ball slides:
The drawer may not slide as smoothly as before after taking it out and putting back. It is inadvisable to do this operation often. Do not change the positions of drawers – they may unfit or not slide smoothly.
RENOVATION OF FURNITURE
How to renew furniture?
In case of cleavage or other damage on your chipboard, you can try to fix the situation with correctors and waxes
How to repair furniture?
If the cabinet door or other part is broken, sometimes it is not necessary to change the entire cabinet - in most cases it is enough to change broken hinges or other furniture fitting. Choose needed parts from our catalogue