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Old 02-05-2009, 10:02 PM   #1
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My existing vanity is exactly 31 3/4" - wall to wall. I am looking at getting one of those pre-fab'd granite countertops with the undermount sink.

These vanities come in standard sizes and the closest i come to is 31". This leave a gap of 3/8" on either side.

My dilemma is - how do camoflouge this gap. I plan to use side-splashes that will cover that 3/8" gap on the top. But the gaps that show when i am facing the vanity is something i need help on.

I am thinking of using a black granite vanity and someone said i can use a piece of wood and stick it in there. I am sure there is a better and more professional workaround.

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Can I ask how much you are paying for a prefabbed granite top with undermount sink?

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You could just leave the gap it would not look that bad. Prefab tops could be found for about $250
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Can I ask how much you are paying for a prefabbed granite top with undermount sink?
I just paid a little over $200 for my prefab granite top with undermount sink from Floor & Decor. Same size as the OP. $199 plus tax
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I just paid $100.00 for a 5' granite countertop without sinks. My husband & I did the sink install. we purchased this at a granite store that makes them out of leftover granite. the BEST price!!!
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I just paid $100.00 for a 5' granite countertop without sinks. My husband & I did the sink install. we purchased this at a granite store that makes them out of leftover granite. the BEST price!!!
This was going to be my point. You can most likely find a remnant for about the same price. However, you can have it cut to your exact dimensions.
Leaving the gap with the prefabbed top would look cheesy.
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This is a DIY site, I suspect 80% of the work may look cheesy But you are talking about a slab, I thought the poster would be dealing with a sink and top. A granite sink. Even with a gap, it would look better than a non integrated sink
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This is a DIY site, I suspect 80% of the work may look cheesy But you are talking about a slab, I thought the poster would be dealing with a sink and top. A granite sink. Even with a gap, it would look better than a non integrated sink
Bob, where's the love? 80% cheesy? Ouch!

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Bob, where's the love? 80% cheesy? Ouch!

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Right! If Macha didn't care about being cheesy, they never would have posted the question in the first place.

That's pretty rude.

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