How to Replace Kitchen Counter Tops in an RV

by Melissa Warner
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RVs are similar to houses in many ways. They have countertops to hold their sinks, stove tops and just provide counter space. Some are tile, corian, butcher block and some are even granite. Countertops get old, burned, scratched or even stained, so they eventually need to be replaced. Depending on the size, they might have to be custom made. If you are handy, this could be a do-it-yourself project.

  1. Turn off all water and power going to the countertops.

  2. Disconnect faucets and sink from plumbing.

  3. Remove sinks from countertop.

  4. Undo any fasteners from under the countertop.

  5. Lift off countertop.

  6. Replace with new countertop.

  7. Measure the size of the faucets and sink. Cut in holes for faucets and sinks.

  8. Caulk around faucet holes.

  9. Install and hook up faucets to plumbing

  10. Caulk around sink hole.

  11. Install the sink.

Items you will need

  • Saw
  • Screwdriver
  • Wrench
  • Sandpaper
  • Caulk

About the Author

Melissa Warner is a freelance writer and editor in Milwaukee, Wis. Her work has appeared in a variety of publications, including "The Irish American Post" and "The London Student." Warner received a Bachelor of Arts in journalism and mass communication from the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee.

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