How to Avoid Mistakes When Installing Concrete Countertops

Anne Balogh
For many concrete countertop contractors, the fabricating process is the most trouble-free aspect of the operation. It takes place in a shop under controlled conditions, according to proven mix designs and color formulations, and without an anxious homeowner peering over your shoulder. It’s during countertop installation when most of the problems crop up. Sure, some snafus are the result of casting errors, but most arecaused by poor preparation, improper measuring, careless handling, and sloppy installation techniques. Read on to learn how to avoid these pitfalls.

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Anne Balogh

Anne Balogh writes feature articles each month for The Concrete Network ( She is a freelance writer based in Glen Ellyn, Ill., and a former editor of Concrete Construction magazine.

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