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Proper installation of cabinet latch ensures its effectiveness. Take a few extra moments to measure out the space where the latch base and latch will be mounted.
Usually, this measures about half-an-inch to an inch from the edge of the cabinet. When the cabinet is opened, the latch should prevent the cabinet door from moving past 1.5 inches.