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Old 08-13-2010, 06:40 PM   #1
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Counter top - cracked laminate

While installing my new counter top I pushed it back a bit to hard and it cracked the back piece laminate (the piece that goes up against the wall right in the corner where that back piece meets the flat counter)... its not totally broken off... just the laminate cracked in about a 1 foot piece of the counter right in the corner of where the counter meets the back piece that goes up the wall (I dunno what the name of that piece is

looks like this: (the counter _________| <--wall part).
Laminate Break in this corner part

Is there some way to "Glue" the laminate back or put some kinda clear seal to seal it back together? Either that or I guess thats where my toaster will go to hide it

any ideas?


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Old 08-13-2010, 07:53 PM   #2
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Counter top - cracked laminate

Cracked laminate will compromise the substrate. Hiding the crack will not protect the waterproofing. If it's far away from the sink you might be able to salvage the installation.


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Old 08-13-2010, 08:03 PM   #3
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Counter top - cracked laminate

All HPL brands make a seam filler that will match your counter top and the seam filler will seal it from water. I don't know the color you have but maybe the seam filler will work for you.
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