Fixing Bathroom Counter Top - Tiling, ceramics, marble - DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum


Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > Flooring > Tiling, ceramics, marble

CLICK HERE AND JOIN OUR COMMUNITY TODAY...IT'S FREE!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-22-2010, 08:24 PM   #1
Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: USA, CA, LA County, Hardness Zone - 8 -10
Posts: 336
Rewards Points: 250
Default

Fixing bathroom counter top


I accidently broke bathroom sink countertop. I thought this is Marble counter top. But tile guy came in and said, it is not. it is plastic or mika or some thing..

Is it possible to identify what material it is and fix the crack ?

Please see the pics.
http://i699.photobucket.com/albums/v...k/P2200105.jpg

http://i699.photobucket.com/albums/v...k/P2200103.jpg
http://i699.photobucket.com/albums/v...k/P2200102.jpg

Advertisement

cprao is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-22-2010, 09:39 PM   #2
We pick these?
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Indiana, Texas, Florida
Posts: 136
Rewards Points: 75
Default

Fixing bathroom counter top


Your countertop looks to be a composite, like cultured marble. Repairing such a crack would probably cost more than it's worth. Cultured marble is inexpensive and is available in stock sizes at most large home centers. Other inexpensive composites and some relatively inexpensive solid surface options are available as well. I doubt you'd get a satisfactory DIY repair of the cracked top unless you're an auto body repairman or a surfboard builder, or something like that. Then, if you did either of those things you wouldn't have asked...

Advertisement

NailedIt is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-22-2010, 10:15 PM   #3
Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: USA, CA, LA County, Hardness Zone - 8 -10
Posts: 336
Rewards Points: 250
Default

Fixing bathroom counter top


Quote:
Originally Posted by NailedIt View Post
Your countertop looks to be a composite, like cultured marble. Repairing such a crack would probably cost more than it's worth. Cultured marble is inexpensive and is available in stock sizes at most large home centers. Other inexpensive composites and some relatively inexpensive solid surface options are available as well. I doubt you'd get a satisfactory DIY repair of the cracked top unless you're an auto body repairman or a surfboard builder, or something like that. Then, if you did either of those things you wouldn't have asked...
I am not any of that and I am a newbie in this DIY area also..

So you mean, it does not make sense to look for a repair.. ok.. I think the price of the marble is probably not the issue but the issue is the installation cost.. that seems to be expensive..
cprao is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Fixing bathroom shower door cprao General DIY Discussions 1 01-13-2010 06:50 AM
Fixing a bad bathroom plumbing job with Pex theedudenator Plumbing 23 12-27-2009 12:37 PM
reclaiming bathroom cabinetry for laundry room - how to adjust to counter height? 7roses Carpentry 11 06-28-2009 08:07 PM
attaching countertop analogmusicman General DIY Discussions 22 08-10-2008 12:53 PM
Solid Counter Top for Bathroom - Can I cut it screamon demon General DIY Discussions 3 12-22-2007 09:22 AM




Top of Page | View New Posts