KDK Rodopi offers a complete turnkey installation
package for most of our products. Contact a sales associate
to find out more. Remodeling can be a rather messy affair,
so be prepared for some dust. Below is a sample of the installation
process for our countertop services.
- A rough estimate will be produced based
on the layout and drawing to determine the overall cost
of materials and labor for your job. If new cabinets are
being installed, a follow up measurement may be in order
to verify the original drawings. Once the project is paid
in full, we will schedule a convenient time for your installation.
Installation generally takes a full day for most kitchens.
Prepare the kitchen for installation.
If we are not removing your existing
countertop, please do so before your scheduled install
Removing items from drawers and
Be sure to unhook all plumbing
lines and/or electrical appliances before installation,
or schedule a plumber and/or electrician to do so.
Make a clear pathway to and from
the entrance of the house to the kitchen for easy
Ensure that a decision maker is
available for any changes that may occur during
the project installation.
Wait 72 hours for the counters to set
and cure before use. You should also schedule your plumber
to reconnect any water lines only AFTER the setting
Granite is one of the most durable and lasting
materials you can have for your home. However, a few simple
guidelines will go a long way in helping you get the most
out of your investment.
Care and Use
Always use coasters, particularly when
drinking alcohol or citrus juices. Some food and drink contain
acids that will etch or dull the surface many stones. Also,
do not place hot items such as pots and pans directly on
the stone. Use trivets or mats under hot dishes or other
objects that can scratch the surface.
Dos and Don'ts
Do clean surfaces with mild detergent or
Do rinse and dry the surface after washing
Do clean up spills immediately
Do protect countertop surfaces with coasters, trivets or
Don't use cleaners containing acids on marble, limestone,
travertine or onyx surfaces.
Don't use bathroom cleaners, grout cleaners or tub &
Don't use abrasive cleaners such as dry cleansers or soft