The kitchen counter is warping

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qmqmqm

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Hi everyone.

I have noticed that the kitchen counter has rotated away from the wall. As the picture shows, using the tiles as a reference, the right side is slightly behind the left side. What would have caused this? (My guess would be the heat and moisture from the dishwasher...)

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Is it necessary to fix it? If so, how?

Cheers,

Paul
 

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I doubt that an appliance would cause this.

Step away from the separation, at a 45 degree angle, about 10' and give us a panoramic view.
 

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Thanks for your response, @Snoonyb !

I don't live in that house, and cannot readily take another picture. I do have a full picture of the counter from he other side. How much does this help?

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Thank you kindly!

Paul
 

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There isn't an intersection between the 2 counters.

Who lives there?

Thanks, it gives a little better perspective.

I would be inclined to believe that the formica counter top, isn't correctly anchored to the cabinets, and this can be ascertained by attempting to lift it.
 

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I can't tell enough about the cabinet or house structure to give sound advice. I might try using a jack and wood blocking (at floor level) to gently try to push the open end of the bar. However it would take some care to avoid damage to cabinet and the wall used to push from.
 
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