remove Granite Counter tops


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Old 05-26-06, 11:20 AM
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remove Granite Counter tops

I just bought a very large kitchen ( in place) that has granite counter tops. I bought the kitchen for the cabinets and appliances. If I can use the Ctops then thats a plus.
they are in lenght 72",69",30",49",18" and 9".
They are all straight pcs. No corners etc....

How easy is it to remove these ctops?

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Old 05-26-06, 07:21 PM
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Ron: The 9" I could handle. The 72" you'd better bring 3 friends, carry it vertically and transport it that way. Usually they are just siliconed in place, so prying up carefully and wedging as you go, should break the seal. Don't use anything metal; try it with plastic putty knives and wooden shims for the wedging.
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Old 05-26-06, 08:48 PM
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thanx Larry
VERTICAL? Do you mean do not lay or carry it flat?
There will be 4 of use dismantling this kitchen. Check it out

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=4462986710
 
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Old 05-27-06, 04:17 AM
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Actually I should have said "on edge", rather than vertical. But, yes, don't carry them flat. If you are transporting them any distance, you may want to build 2x4 frames to keep them separated and on edge, sort of like one of those glass trucks you see all the time. Looks like a good deal. Who is removing them, you or the owner?
 
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Old 05-27-06, 05:53 AM
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We are removing ourselves. We rehab houses and this kitchen looks perfect for one of our projects. There is enough room in one of our house to replicate this kitchen.
I am also going to bid on another ebay kitchen.
Thank you for the suggestions. We will bring a load of 2x4's w/ us and build them on site. The owner is updating his kitchen.!! All upscale appliances, cabinets etc.......
We have the trucks etc......

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With installed granite going for $50 to $100+ per s/f those countertops aren't just a plus, they are a great deal (I saw your winning bid).
 
 

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