San Diego homeowners had cracks in the granite around their sink. We didn’t even need to go inspect the problem to know what caused it. Many fabricators install metal rods into stone around the sink area for structural support, along with moisture barriers to prevent these rods from rusting. If this barrier fails, the rods rust and expand, causing granite countertop cracks.
Our Granite Crack Repair Process
First, we masked and protected the sink, cabinet, and other surfaces to protect them from damage during our granite countertop crack repair process. We removed pieces of stone that would eventually loosen and break anyway and set them aside for reassembly later. Then, we removed the rusted portions of the metal rods so they would not cause future damage. We used tinted epoxy and multiple layers of caulking to secure each piece of stone to the substrate and the adjacent stone. Finally, we honed and polished the granite to match the finish of our repair site with that of the rest of the countertop.
The homeowners saw the dramatic difference our granite crack repair services made in the appearance and durability of the countertop, and they were very glad they had called us instead of having the entire countertop replaced.
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If you live in the San Diego area and your granite, marble, or other natural stone vanity top or countertop is cracked, broken, or otherwise damaged, contact us online or call 619-246-0240 for a FREE estimate.