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Granite Countertops Pick-Up Tips

Granite Countertops Pick-Up Tips   Granite Countertops for pick-up are fabricated to your specifications. You are responsible for the final dimensions of your countertops and a legible shop ticket. The shop ticket with the drawing/template is made according to your specifications including dimensions, backsplashes, sinks, hole cut-outs, edge profiles, stone color and overhangs. It is [...]

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How To Draw A Layout of Kitchen Countertops

To draw a layout of kitchen countertops may seem complicated, but with these tips, your layout will be ready in no time. Start by drawing your counters as simple rectangles and squares. Graphing paper works best, but a clean sheet of printer paper will work too. The layout doesn’t have to be to scale, but [...]

By | 2015-05-21T11:01:00+00:00 May 21st, 2015|Do It Yourself|Comments Off on How To Draw A Layout of Kitchen Countertops

How To Measure Kitchen Countertops

How To Measure Kitchen Countertops Many kitchen countertop shops offer in-home measurements and installation. However, handy homeowners can save money by measuring and installing the countertops themselves. Your fabricator will ask for the measurements of your counters. However, fabrication sometimes requires full-size templates. If your kitchen is made of 90-degree cabinet sections, templates are usually [...]

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Granite Countertops Installation Do It Yourself

Granite Countertops Installation Guidelines Tools required: - Straight edge - Spirit level - Tri-square - Drill bits with suitable drill for granite - Suitable saw (Hand held) for granite - Jig Saw (for wood) - Polishing heads - Adhesive (Akemi, Araldite, Polyurethane glue) 1. Prepare the base: The existing cabinets should be firmly fixed in [...]

By | 2014-05-15T18:07:24+00:00 May 15th, 2014|Do It Yourself|Comments Off on Granite Countertops Installation Do It Yourself

How to transport granite countertops

Transport granite countertops - Do It Yourself Once granite countertops are installed, they are nearly indestructible, but in transit, granite is quite fragile. Most granite shops provide installation services that include transportation. Handy homeowners can save money by installing the counters themselves. With the right equipment and preparation transporting granite can be effortless. Granite is [...]

By | 2014-05-15T15:29:32+00:00 May 15th, 2014|Do It Yourself|Comments Off on How to transport granite countertops