Many people often cannot figure out how to properly mount countertops in their kitchen. Indeed, the possibility of its further operation depends on this. After all, the countertop can be installed crookedly. This can spoil the entire interior of the kitchen.
Installing a countertop is not so easy as it seems at first glance. There are many nuances in this business. They will be discussed in this article.
As a rule, countertops need to be aligned on the facade. Some people try to align sections of the countertop by conducting various actions with them. However, this is not worth doing. Just waste your time. After all, all sections are securely fixed, as well as adjusted by the manufacturer of this element of furniture. Trimming is usually done for alignment. It is carried out in two stages. At the first stage, it is necessary to perform an oblique cut, which subsequently can ensure parallelism of the rear wall of the countertop and the facade. By the way, performing this procedure yourself is highly discouraged. You can simply spoil the product.
And now let's talk a little about countertops made of chipboard. Almost any person will be able to trim them. To implement this process, you need a hand saw. It is also not forbidden to use an electric jigsaw. However, not everyone can work with such a tool.
At the second stage, it will be necessary to remove all irregularities from the surface of the wall to which the countertop will be installed. This is done so that the countertop fits snugly against the wall. However, it is almost impossible to completely eliminate all the differences. It will take quite a lot of time. In most cases, the work is considered ideal if the difference does not exceed 5 mm. As a result, you will need to draw a line along the surface of the wall, so that you can already perform the final trim on it. I would like to note that the line must be drawn perpendicular to the rear of the countertop.
What to do before installing countertops to the body
Before fixing the countertop, you need to cut out all the necessary holes on it. They can be designed for the washbasin, sockets, as well as for other devices, the presence of which is absolutely necessary in the kitchen. By the way, the remaining sections should be treated with a special solution. Silicone can act as such. This is done so that the core does not come into contact with air.
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