Sink and cabinets don't line up in new kitchen

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Old 06-22-12, 04:58 AM
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Sink and cabinets don't line up in new kitchen

Wondering if someone might be able to help.

After weeks of waiting the kitchen installers came today and installed a granite benchtop in our kitchen.

Unfortunately their measurements were completely out and the kitchen sink and cabinet below don't line up at all....so disappointing

I'm still waiting to hear back from the installer (who's totally at fault). I just wanted to find out if there's anyway this can actually be fixed.

I've attached a photo below to show you what I mean.

Would really appreciate anyone's help/advice
 
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The top will need to be replaced with one with the hole in the correct place...... or move the cabinets
 
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Cabinets

Are the cabinets in the correct location?

A sink base is usually centered under the window if a window is present.
 
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Definitely a problem.
Presuming that the cabinets are in the same location as when the countertop people took their measurements, something is "out of whack". Unless you like that look, but if you did, there would be no thread here.

We just finished a kitchen redo, and when the countertop man came to measure, he asked all sorts of questions about the location of the holes for the sink, faucets, etc. ("centered on the window, or the sink base, or...."), and I had to initial each item in his written results-before signing the final work order.
I felt that I had, in writing, exactly what was agreed to, should there be a problem ( there wasn't). Did your guy do that?

I hope that you can get the problem corrected.
Good luck.
 
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A bigger sink would be one solution that wouldn't involve total replacement.
 
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Unless we're missing some big piece of information, this is a totally botched job and you will likely need a new piece of granite. That said, I do like X's suggestion of a bigger sink.
 
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What exactly do you need to wait for from the installer? Seems like any decent man that showed up and put that in would know they made a huge mistake and immediately take responsibility for it.
 
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