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Old 11-26-2010, 08:41 PM  
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Default New granite counter tops are a problem!

I recently had my laminate countertops replaced with granite. There is a 9' bar that apparently is only being held up by re-enforced plywood. When the tile layer set the tile in position the plywood bowed! He placed a scrap 2" X 4" under the middle of it to spport it and left! Any ideas about what I should do now?



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Old 11-26-2010, 10:15 PM  
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reinforced how or with what ? who designed the c-t ? who thought a 2" X 4" under top would be sufficient ? who calculated the dead loads ? most importantly, who paid the bill ?????????????????????


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Old 11-27-2010, 01:17 PM  
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It sounds like you had granite tiles installed, or was it slab granite? Either way the responsibility falls on the person that built/designed the counter top.

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A little hard to understand what you have. Do you have 9 ft of bar with out any supports to the floor or angle braces to the wall and how deep is the bar?

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Old 12-13-2010, 12:37 PM  
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How about a picture. Has anything fallen or broken ? IF the plywood bowed, I would think it would've needed to be replaced. How much overhang is there. What's supporting the 9' bar ?



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