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How to replace a Kitchen Worktop

This video guide & project page will help you replace tired looking worktops and rejuvenate your kitchen!

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We also have a Buying Guide for Earthstone Work surfaces with important information on planning, care and maintenance of this popular product: Earthstone Work surfaces – Buying Guide.

Preparation & Planning

When cutting the worktop to size, a top tip is to clamp a straight-edge or spirit level for guidance (see the video for details).

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Aftercare

Avoid using scouring pads or harsh cleaning products on your kitchen worktop. Mild cleaners and soft cloths are all that you require.

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Getting the job done - hints & tips

For a smooth finish on the sealant at the rear of your worktop, carefully run a wet finger along it!

When you cut out a hole for the sink, remember to treat the cut edges with water sealant to keep moisture out.

Use Colorfill to seal worktop joints together. It makes the joint almost invisible and seals it against water and domestic detergents.

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Safety

As you're going to be cutting your kitchen worktop, you'll need safety goggles and a mask to protect your eyes and mouth from dust. Make sure the area is well ventilated.

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Buying Guides

In addition to our 'How To' video for kitchen worktops, we have a Buying Guide page for Earthstone Worksurfaces with information on planning, care and maintenance, along with some example installation diagrams: Earthstone Work surfaces – Buying Guide.

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