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By Torin Dixon May 22, 2012 Off

Granite Replacing Laminate Countertops

Questioner: Sean Q. Category: Kitchen Design/Remodeling Private: No Subject: Granite Replacing Formica Question: Hello Torin, I have removed all of my Formica countertops and will be replacing with granite. I have approx. 60 square feet. Fortunately all of the cabinetry is completely level and I didn’t lose one tile from the backsplash when I removed…

By Torin Dixon April 1, 2012 Off

Changing the shape and size of a sink cutout in a granite countertop

Category: Kitchen Design/Remodeling Private: No Subject: kitchen sink replacement Question: We bought a home with a newly remodeled kitchen from someone who did not cook.  The countertops are granite.  The sink is an undermount stainless steel “organic shaped” Franke sink, with a smaller basin on the left [where the garbage disposal is located].  It is…

By Torin Dixon January 17, 2012 Off

Removing Oil Stain from Black Granite

Questioner: Rich Category: Kitchen Design/Remodeling Private: No Subject: graint stain Question: We have black absolute counter tops in our kitchen.  I want to re-seal them but have some worry about a dark “stain” on two sides of the sink cut out.  Granite is about 4 years old and there is some question about wether or…

By Torin Dixon January 9, 2012 Off