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Question DetailsAsked on 12/29/2016

Need some one to cut granite on site

Need to cut a shelf off that hangs in dinning room used for seating

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Countertops would be your best contractor Search the List category for this - a Handyman would probably charge a lot less, but the chance of damage to seat or adjacent wall, crooked cut, chipping or cracking,etc goes way up because few handymen have any experience cutting stone - nor do many have anywhere the right equipment to do it. Far from all have the equipment to do it in-place, especially if this goes right up against the wall - but might be it can be released from its mounting and cut off as a free piece, then reassembled too - he would have to see what he can do when he gets started.


Brings back images of the aftermath of one handyman job I saw like this - handyman tried to cut off a solid stone hearth with a gasoline powered cutoff saw (the type firemen use to cut into vehicles at crash scenes)- he cut through the stone all right - and well into the wall, through baseboard heating pipe, and two electrical circuits, setting fire to the wall. Better to get an experienced person for this.


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Answered 1 year ago by LCD

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This is Erick in Member Care. Thanks for your interest in Angie's List!

We'll be happy to help find top rated granite providers, but I see that your subscription expired back in 2015. You can re-join by visiting www.angieslist.com or by giving us a call. Our call center is available 8:00 am-9:00 pm weekdays and 8:00-5:00 pm ET on Saturdays.

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