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Countertop Installation Tips

Selecting the right countertop for your home can be an overwhelming process. The following countertop installation tips and recommendations are to help ensure a smooth process.

  • If plumbing or electrical changes are planned as a result of new cabinetry or countertops, schedule the appropriate professional to disconnect/connect as needed on installation day.
  • Countertops are typically installed after flooring, cabinets, and appliances. This is true for both new builds, and remodeling projects.
  • If an apron or farmhouse sink is being used, it must be installed prior to template process.
  • For the final measure and template process, be sure to have your sink, faucets, soap pumps, and cooktops on hand. This is essential for the installers to make accurate cuts in your countertop.
  • After installation of countertops, final wall preparation can begin. Do not paint, tile or wallpaper areas above countertops prior to installation.

This Post Has 2 Comments

  1. I appreciate your tips to consider new cabinetry or appliance issues when getting new countertops installed. My husband and I are thinking about remodeling my kitchen and would want to redo the sink to match it. So we will have to remember your advice and include a plumber in the process.

  2. My sister wanted to have new countertops for our kitchen because it looks old. It was explained here that plumbing and electrical changes should be planned for countertop installers. Moreover, it’s recommended to hire professionals for quality countertop installers.

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