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Old 08-20-2010, 11:30 AM   #1
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Is it recomended to glue countertops to cabinets or just use screws?
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Jack you can do it either way, or both. I used caulk or silicone to glue down most of my counter tops. It will hold the tops in place well and if you need to remove the top you don't need a sledge hammer.
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Screws make sure it is pulled down flat on the cabinets. Use a dab of silicone adhesive if you like, but once screwed down, it won't be going anywhere.
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I have only used caulking when the countertop won't allow for screws. IE: concrete, granite or man-made products.
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For countertops that can be screwed down I use coated deck screws, and for countertops that can't be screwed down I use silicone.
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