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Repairing hanstone quartz countertops

I have a Hanstone counter top with a chip on the edge that I want repaired: how and where ?

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Most granite shops will be able to repair with an epoxy filler.

It is probably something you would not want to do yourself

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  7. the whole top can lifted up but...
  8. when you lift it, don't pull up too far - just enough (6-8 inches) to slide it a little to one side so that the base of the unit can rest on the edge of the cutout. This way you don't pull on the gas line (probably a flex pipe).
  9. now you can see how to release the top from its casing. On
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