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Old 07-14-2013, 10:20 PM   #1
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Anyone ever undermount a corian sink to a granite top? I'm running into a situation where the customer wants to replace corian tops with granite but we are having trouble finding a sink with the same volume as the current one in cast iron, fireclay, etc. Then I thought, why not just use the same model that's in there now - Corian 881?

I am going to talk to my granite people tomorrow to see what they think, but just figured I'd check and see if anyone else has come across this before.
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Old 07-14-2013, 10:25 PM   #2
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Shouldn't be a problem.

Ever look at Blanco sinks?

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Shouldn't be a problem.

Ever look at Blanco sinks?
Yeah. Looked at the entire product line. The problem is the 28" sink base directly next to a dishwasher. Most options involve giving up 2"-4" of sink in either direction. I know for a fact that 881 sink fits, because it's in there right now.

I do like those Blancos, though. One of my friends has one in his kitchen.
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Seems like it would work. The sinks I typically see in granite are "composite granite" which looks like plastic to me. Corian seems like a similar material.
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From experience, I know that there is a stainless sink out there. There are literally thousands of stainless sinks and dozens upon dozens of manufacturers.

Franke, Kohler and Blanco are usually the most popular.
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From experience, I know that there is a stainless sink out there. There are literally thousands of stainless sinks and dozens upon dozens of manufacturers.

Franke, Kohler and Blanco are usually the most popular.
Yeah, if they wanted stainless, there would be no issue. But Stainless is out of the question. I've used a ton of Franke and Kohler sinks.

Originally, they wanted a farmhouse sink, but the size of the cabinet really limited the size of that style sink. They would be giving up about 4" of width from the one they have now, and they really didn't want to do that.

Talked to my guy today, he said as long as it has a flange, no problem. I guess it's really no different than one of those Swanstone sinks.

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I guess it's really no different than one of those Swanstone sinks.
Right, there are many no-name synthetic sinks out there also. I would stick with the Corian.

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