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More stories about Countertops

  • Moving an Electrical Box

    Q: On a current kitchen remodel, my electrician placed one of the electrical boxes for the countertop outlets too low. I need to raise it about an inch to clear a stone backsplash. There's enough stripped Type NM-B cable left in the box to do this without splicing, but because the plastic sheathing...

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  • Tile Backsplash Tips

    If your clients are like me, they're not looking for any extra places to clean. So why suggest that they install a 3- or 4-inch-tall backsplash on their kitchen countertop?

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    What we found while tromping the aisles of K/BIS 2005.

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    Resilient flooring; stone countertops

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    Solid surfacing; bathroom ventilation

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    Toilets; countertop edge treatments

  • Securing Dishwashers To Stone Counters

    I've been unsuccessful in finding a permanent method of securing dishwashers to the underside of stone countertops. I've tried using construction adhesive and epoxy to secure the small metal tabs, but with no long-term success. One countertop installer sa

  • Installing Stone Counters

    Stone counters require meticulously planned cabinetry and sturdy support. A stone contractor tells what you need to know.