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Is there suppose to be a gap of 1/8" - 1/4" between the lip of the range and a granite countertop?

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Ranges have a built in safety factor when the cooktops were designed so that the perimeter of the stove stays warm at best when using. The granite is very thermally stable and will not have an issue here. But the oven area needs a little air space from your cabinet/wood surface.

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