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My handyman put a new countertop and stainless steel sink in but he joined the c

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    gparkposted 7 years ago

    My handyman put a new countertop and stainless steel sink in but he joined the countertop in the...

    middle where the sink goes. is that right??

  2. nightwork4 profile image60
    nightwork4posted 7 years ago

    no it's not right. by doing it like that he has weakend the counter and it will also cause the counter to rot faster as a lot of water gets in the area around the sink. anyone who installs counters should no better.you will notice over time that the gap between your sink and the counter has increased and this will be caused by the counter swelling.

  3. drbillfannin profile image59
    drbillfanninposted 7 years ago

    If the counter top is wood underneath, do not join near the sink. If it is stone or plastic that is fine.

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    mikeholmesfanposted 7 years ago

    This is not what should be done; this is a high stress area and the joint will not last as long as it should.   While your guy was probably trying to hide the joint, using a larger piece of granite would be the better solution.

 
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