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Old 11-29-2010, 11:28 AM   #1
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I am very interested in installing three big pieces granite slabs around bath tub. However these big pieces are very heavy, so I worry about the safety issue. Could they collapse and kill my kid?

I know I am a little bit paranoid.

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...and what will support these granite slabs?

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...and what will support these granite slabs?
I will put water barrier and 1/2" cement board on studs. Then slab on top of cement board. Is thin set strong enough to provide enough strength?
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I've seen this done with a solid surface material in a hotel, something like Corian. I believe it was screwed on with the screws sealed.
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