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Old 05-30-2012, 07:59 PM   #1
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Remove very old countertop


Hi there! I need to remove a 50's wood/linoleum/chrome countertop. Im assuming it's nailed onto the cabinets...under the linoleum? where do I start...? I am keeping most of the cabinetry (if possible). I just want to replace the countertop. Any suggestions would be WONDERFUL!
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Can you hold the top closer to the screen so we can see what it is your trying to do?
Or just post a picture.

Look up inside the cabinets in the corner to see if there's screws hold it in place.
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Free up an outside corner using a drywall knife and a flat bar. Carefully work your way around using the drywall knife between the flat bar and the cabinet for protection. Some of these have a ridiculous amount of nails. Take your time!
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You can cut the top into 2' x 2' sections while it's still on the cabinets and just remove small portions at a time. Takes less force and patience...
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