Granite countertops that often used in kitchens and bathrooms, is a hard and durable stone that can be styled into many shapes. Granite Tile Countertops can be installed on any type of cabinet, provided the cabinets materials are durable enough to hold them. Granite tiles and stones always remain a popular choice for countertops because of its durability, and versatility of colors that can be matched to any type of cabinets. We have our in-house designers and experts for the perfect installations of granite tile countertops and slabs as per the tastes of a remodeling project.
There are certain steps in installing Granite countertops:
Firstly, wipe the cabinets with a wet cloth to make them free of any kind of debris and dust which would create hindrance in granite installations.
Secondly, check whether your cabinets are at level or not. Place a level on your cabinets to check it.
Ask for help in case if lifting a granite counter. Always carry the granite in a vertical order to avoid having any fractures in stone. Use a level in order to check whether the countertop fits on the cabinets or not.
Then, remove any granite from counters. In case of a granite counter of a bathroom, sink installation is a must to counter installation. Apply silicone adhesive to the sink and secure the granite counter in place.
After that, apply a thin layer of adhesive of silicone caulk on the rim of the cabinet for the granite to rest, lift it vertically and place it on cabinets.
And finally, in case of a kitchen counter, apply a thin bead of an adhesive at the underside of sink to secure it in place.
Bathroom countertops can be installed by a single person, but kitchen countertops require assistance as they are much heavier.
Before installing your kitchen granite countertops, make sure your cabinets are aligned properly and no loose rims or cracks are there. The heavy weight of the granite countertop may damage the cabinets if they are not properly installed.
For design and installation of Granite Kitchen Countertops, trust Westside Tile and Stone experts who are always here to help you. Contact us today or call us now at 818-704-9222 and 310-276-9222 for a free consultation or you can visit our tile store near your location.