Installing a cooktop.
It's dropped in, wired, everything done except for securing the cooktop
to the counter.
My wife wants me to caulk and seal between the cooktop flange and the
counter before screwing it down.
Any alternatives to caulk and sealing?
<< My wife wants me to caulk and seal between the cooktop flange and the
counter before screwing it down. >>
Sounds like a nice sanitary thing to do. Just lift each edge a little, run a
bead of clear silicone under it, set it down and remove excess. No problem with
and no problem with spills. Ought to please everyone. HTH
What is the 'top' actually made of ? Is it glass or ceramic. If so, think
about how to get it to 'let go' of the counter if you ever need to have it
serviced. Our Kitchenaid ceramic surface gas cooktop comes with a roll of
double sided foam tape. I thought about it for a while and decided K/A
knows best (no caulk.
That's my concern.
If it needs servicing (probably not, but?), I'll be the one who has to
un-stick the cooktop from the counter top. After a few years, having to
remove it may damage or de-laminate the countertop.
What kind of double side foam tape (color, width etc) did you get get
with your installation kit?
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