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Closing the stove, countertop divide

Floor, wall fixes create seamless fit
Published on Jul 7, 2004

Q: My house was built around 1955. Ten years ago I remodeled the kitchen – the room was gutted and everything replaced. The stove put in at that time was not leveled. I knew this because the food in the frying pan would roll to one side, but I didn't know I could do anything about it. Recently we had a new slide-in stove installed. This stove was leveled by the installers sent by the company we bought it from. They worked for more than an hour trying to level the stove to the Corian counter on three sides. The back of the stove fit fine, but as the stove and counter moved away from the back, a gap opened between the stove and the counter, with the stove sitting a little higher. Even after leveling, there were gaps between the sides of the stove and the counter. I am concerned about crumbs or spills falling through the gaps. Is there some way I can fix this? A: We've racked our brains to come up with a solution that is on the level, but there doesn't seem to be one we'd be ha...

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