Undermount sink, Laminate countertop concern


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Old 01-24-23, 03:18 AM
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Undermount sink, Laminate countertop concern

Do those two go together? My concern is - when you cut the hole for the undermount sink, is there anything that can be done to keep water out from the exposed cut out sides, that sit above the sink? Or undermount sinks only installed with granite, quartz type tops?
 
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Old 01-24-23, 07:29 AM
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There are very few sinks that would be approved by the countertop mfg, but it can be done. Carran is one sink that I know of, and Wilsonart HD is another. There is also the Counter-ring and template system, and probably a few others I'm unaware of. Typically undermount sinks are best done by professionals.

The cut edges are not really exposed, they are sealed with a waterproof epoxy.
 
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I would not put an undermount sink on a laminate countertop!
 
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I would NOT do an undermount sink for the reasons you mentioned. You can't keep water out of the edges of a laminate counter.
 
 

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