"We Are With You Every Step Of The Way"
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the fabrication process.
Our technicians will arrive on the
job site to make accurate patterns of the areas where the
granite will be installed. Before a master template can be
made certain requirements must be met.
Cabinet Placement &
The cabinets must be set and fastened into their
permanent location at the time of the templating. No end gable,
doors or drawers should be missing. The cabinets must be straight
and level with one another. Marble And Marble will template
old kitchens only if the cabinets are in good condition.
countertops must be removed prior to installation, this service
is provided by Marble And Marble as an upgrade.
If you choose to have an under mount
sink to be installed with your granite countertop, the sink
should be at the jobsite for the template appointment so that
we may take the proper measurements, and we can confirm that
your sink is usable for your specific job.
are purchased without taking proper measurements and sometimes
are impossible to be used. Our technicians will then bring
back the sink template and/or the sink itself to our shop,
so that we may perform the most precise cut out. If you choose
an over mount sink to be installed with your granite countertop,
the sink, and all of the plumbing fixtures should be at the
jobsite at the time of templating and installation.
of any under mount sink is standard, while drains and faucets
installation we leave to your plumber.
If you choose
the "drop-in" style stove top that has a pop-up
down draft, it is important that the appliance is at the jobsite
when out technician is taking the measurements for the template.
This unit fits very closely to the backsplash if you choose
to have one, therefore it must be very accurate.
the fabrication process our experienced cutting specialists
are required to make decisions about where to place the necessary
joints also called seems. Our technicians are instructed to
keep the joints to a minimum, while maximizing the stone use
of each slab.
Our fabricators, and installers at Marble And
Marble are all highly skilled in order to cut, fabricate,
and install these granite countertops in your home.
Build up edges:
when the cabinet doors are almost
level with the top of the cabinets and you are using 1 ½
build up type of edges, we need to raise the stone top by
usually ¾” and we do this by using plywood strips,
fasten to the top of the cabinets by our installers.
Faucet holes can be drilled in
shop or on the job site, we live this choice to our technicians
depending on the strength
Installation of your granite usually
requires up to 10 business days after templating. However
Marble And Marble prides itself on quick installations, sometimes
as quick a week after. We will contact you to arrange a time
and date for a templating and installation. Our professional
staff will arrive at your jobsite as early as possible. Installation
normally takes half day, however some larger jobs may take
longer. Our installers are artists; they must create a furniture
top that is durable, and visually stunning. We strive on customer
service, and customer satisfaction. At Marble And Marble
"if your not happy, were not happy".
The installation area should be free of
construction materials, and appliances specially cook top
and older countertop. This allows our professional staff to
come in, and immediately go to work. The jobsite should have
water, and electricity available to our installers. We do
not make a lot of dust, however some is inevitable, so we
ask you to remove everything from your cupboards at the time
of installation. When your granite countertop has been installed
and cleaned, out technicians will apply a penetrating sealer
to the surface of the countertops. The installation is now
complete, however you must allow the granite to weld itself
to the countertop for a period of at least 12 hours before
your plumber will be able to work on it. Before our crew leaves
the jobsite they will be sure that the jobsite is clean to
At Marble And Marble we want to be certain
that you are 100% satisfied. The best compliment is a referral
to your family and friends.