Raw edge of laminate countertop

Discussion in 'Remodel Forum & Blog' started by DaveT, Aug 27, 2005.

  1. DaveT

    DaveT New Member

    Jan 6, 2005
    Rochester, New York
    It seems to me like it would be a good idea to coat the raw edge of the sink cutout of laminate countertop with a coat or two of varnish as a sealer before installing the sink. Do you agree?

    What about even coating the whole underside? Might this somehow encourage warping?

  2. thezster

    thezster New Member

    Jul 18, 2005
    Retired young... day trade stocks - and to keep bu
    Fort Collins, Colorado
    Probably wouldn't hurt... though a good caulking before you drop the new sink in should "should" keep water from getting to the laminate...
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  4. jadnashua

    jadnashua Retired Defense Industry Engineer xxx

    Sep 2, 2004
    Retired Systems engineer for defense industry.
    New England
    I'm not a pro, but if I wasn't satisfied with using just caulk (I think I would), then if really paranoid, I'd consider something like RedGard (available at many tiling stores and HD). Unfortunately, I think the smallest container it comes in is a gallon - lots more than you'd need.
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