Cooktop Cutout Too Large

Simply slide the trim under the glass top at each end. Welcome to our customer gallery page! We're customizing trim kits for kitchen appliances and special projects every day! Each piece is handcrafted by our skilled craftsmen, making sure to reflect your vision and lifestyle. You didn't report the actual cut-out size, and Karnak is not around to inform me. Just removed what must be a 30 year old cooktop to replace it with a nice ceramic one. The manufacturer suggest cutting and deburring the rear ends. Required cutout for gas cooktop too large. I would like to install this and have it look as good as possible. The greatest benefit of using a Micro-Trim cooktop trim kit is to allow a greater variety of cooktop choices. Mon, Jan 16, 2006 11:39 PM. I would think it would be a fairly easy fix for the fabricator. 5 inches width and 19. I am planning to install a new cooktop but think the current cutout is too large. Simply tell us the overall size of your cutout and how large you want your trim kit to be, and we will custom build a collar that allows you to install your cooktop without the added expense of modifying or re-tiling your existing counter. I am wanting to change my electric cooktop for gas cooktop. "Standard cutout" is typically 28½"W x 19½"D. I have a rather old model that uses a fairly large cutout, and nothing currently available matches the cutout size. The filler kit will reduce any 30" cooktop cutout as large as 29-13/16" wide by 20-7/16" deep to what will be the "standard cutout" size for most current and future models. Mon, Jan 16, 2006 11:39 PM. However, the cutout size is 615W x 480D x 100H. Welcome to our customer gallery page! We're customizing trim kits for kitchen appliances and special projects every day! Each piece is handcrafted by our skilled craftsmen, making sure to reflect your vision and lifestyle. I recently bought a house with a bad and pretty old cooktop, 2 of 4 heads are bad, so i think it is not worth repairing them. The manufacturer suggest cutting and deburring the rear ends. "Standard cutout" is typically 28½"W x 19½"D. This will cause scorching to the benchtop surface. If the trim is longer than the glass top (eg most 900mm wide cooktops) then cut the trims to match glass width. Jump to Latest Follow 1 - 4 of 4 Posts. Simply tell us the overall size of your cutout and how large you want your trim kit to be, and we will custom build a collar that allows you to install your cooktop without the added expense of modifying or re-tiling your existing counter. I cut the sink hole in our butcher block counter top too big! But luckily it was salvageableIn this week's episode, see how far w Airstream update: Uh oh!. As long as you have a template of the larger cooktop, all that's required to create the new opening is a circular saw and a power sander. If you are committed to the top you have now a sheet metal fabrication shop could cut an adapter plate from a sheet of stainless steel. Call your fabricator and have him add granite to the sides of the cutout so that the Miele will fit. The cutout is too deep by about 10mm. We found the cooktop, just not how to put it in a hole that is too big. Another headache is my bench is actually made of stone!. It is a quite weird size! I could not find any cooktop products to fit without modification on my bench. I would like to install this and have it look as good as possible. That's what I would have done. Probably the thin strips that are needed will be unter the trim for the cooktop. It is a quite weird size! I could not find any cooktop products to fit without modification on my bench. As long as you have a template of the larger cooktop, all that's required to create the new opening is a circular saw and a power sander. my cutout opening is 20. We found the cooktop, just not how to put it in a hole that is too big. Cooktop cut out hole too big for new cooktop; Cooktop cut out hole too big for new cooktop. Our Cooktop Trim Kits are used when installing almost any desired cooktop into an oversized, existing countertop opening. • Do not allow large cookware to overhang the cooktop onto the adjacent benchtop. This will cause scorching to the benchtop surface. Contrary to the manufacturer's recommendations and because we were precision-fitting the cooktop to just barely cover a too-large cutout (in the front to rear dimension) made by the countertop installer years ago, we added a small bead of clear silicone sealant around the edge of the cooktop where it meets the countertop surface. Even when I position the stove in the middle of the cutout you can still see a gap, which will lead to food/water falling down on top of the oven below. Contact options for registered users. Simply tell us the overall size of your cutout and how large you want your trim kit to be, and we will custom build a collar that allows you to install your cooktop without the added expense of modifying or re-tiling your existing counter. The old cooktop is about 31" and new is 29" and then some. These kits alleviate the extra expense of re-tiling or replacing the existing countertops. Increasing the size of your cooktop cutout in a granite slab countertop requires the same cutting process used to create the original cutout. The greatest benefit of using a Micro-Trim cooktop trim kit is to allow a greater variety of cooktop choices. As PJmax mentioned the easiest and best looking solution is to return the cooktop you have and get one the proper size. That's what I would have done. "Standard cutout" is typically 28½"W x 19½"D. As such, the only solution in such a situation is to cut out a larger section of countertop and replace it, then cut the correct size from it for your kitchen sink. As long as you have a template of the larger cooktop, all that's required to create the new opening is a circular saw and a power sander. I am wanting to change my electric cooktop for gas cooktop. Required cutout for gas cooktop too large. Question by Bittybee8: I need to replace my glass cooktop that broke. Yes, but according to what they have listed on the website PP posted, there are indeed 48" Viking cooktops with 48" cutout sizes, as well as Wolf, Five Star, GE Monogram and several other brands with this size. The filler kit will reduce any 30" cooktop cutout as large as 29-13/16" wide by 20-7/16" deep to what will be the "standard cutout" size for most current and future models. Mon, Jan 16, 2006 11:39 PM. Cooktops (generally) • Do not allow pots to boil dry, as damage to both pan and cooktop may result. posted 15 years ago. Another headache is my bench is actually made of stone!. there are plenty of cooktops on the market that will meet those dimensions. Mon, Jan 16, 2006 11:39 PM. Usually, the only problem with a hole too large is if the appliance going in can't cover it up for appearance purposes. Call your fabricator and have him add granite to the sides of the cutout so that the Miele will fit. I would think it would be a fairly easy fix for the fabricator. Doesn't sound like you have a large gap to fill, so one way might be to nail in 1/4" wood strips to the inside of the counter cutout and maybe frame the hold with some aluminum to give the cooktop a nice bezel around it. I am planning to install a new cooktop but think the current cutout is too large. Required cutout for gas cooktop too large. The granite installers cut a hole for the cooktop, but the hole is too large and the cooktop moves about 1/4-1/2 inch in either direction. there are plenty of cooktops on the market that will meet those dimensions. • Do not allow large cookware to overhang the cooktop onto the adjacent benchtop. cooktops are usually 600 wide so 588 gives you a fit. I am wanting to change my electric cooktop for gas cooktop. Contact options for registered users. I cut the sink hole in our butcher block counter top too big! But luckily it was salvageableIn this week's episode, see how far w Airstream update: Uh oh!. Another headache is my bench is actually made of stone!. Cooktops (generally) • Do not allow pots to boil dry, as damage to both pan and cooktop may result. The filler kit will reduce any 30" cooktop cutout as large as 29-13/16" wide by 20-7/16" deep to what will be the "standard cutout" size for most current and future models. posted 15 years ago. Increasing the size of your cooktop cutout in a granite slab countertop requires the same cutting process used to create the original cutout. 5 inches width the new gas cook top i am wanting has required cutout of 28. I hit the raw edges with a 50 grit sanding belt by hand, solid surface guys hate mean edges. Probably the thin strips that are needed will be unter the trim for the cooktop. Even when I position the stove in the middle of the cutout you can still see a gap, which will lead to food/water falling down on top of the oven below. Cooktop Cutout Too Small Though many of us dream of a farm-style kitchen with plenty of countertop space and room for extensive amenities, that's not always the reality. The old cooktop is about 31" and new is 29" and then some. The cutout is too deep by about 10mm. I am wanting to change my electric cooktop for gas cooktop. I am planning to install a new cooktop but think the current cutout is too large. The manufacturer suggest cutting and deburring the rear ends. I have a granite countertop. Our Cooktop Trim Kits are used when installing almost any desired cooktop into an oversized, existing countertop opening. posted 15 years ago. If you are committed to the top you have now a sheet metal fabrication shop could cut an adapter plate from a sheet of stainless steel. As PJmax mentioned the easiest and best looking solution is to return the cooktop you have and get one the proper size. If you live in a studio apartment and have a single wall kitchen, finding space for all your cooking needs can be a challenge. 5 inches width the new gas cook top i am wanting has required cutout of 28. but your 488mm might be a little tight. "Standard cutout" is typically 28½"W x 19½"D. I would think it would be a fairly easy fix for the fabricator. But perhaps the cooktop might be replaced with one of the larger induction units, such as one from the Electrolux/Frigidaire/Kenmore line, or from the Bosch line. I would like to install this and have it look as good as possible. • Do not allow large cookware to overhang the cooktop onto the adjacent benchtop. The filler kit will reduce any 30" cooktop cutout as large as 29-13/16" wide by 20-7/16" deep to what will be the "standard cutout" size for most current and future models. Increasing the size of your cooktop cutout in a granite slab countertop requires the same cutting process used to create the original cutout. Jump to Latest Follow 1 - 4 of 4 Posts. That out-of-square cabinet top pictured below the right side of the cutout was removed with a laminate trimmer with a straight cutter to a depth of 3 1/2" to allow the cooktop to drop in. • Do not operate the cooktop for an extended period of time without a pot or pan on the hotplate. In the pic I've moved the stove as far up as I can and placed a torch in the space between the oven and stove to highlight the gap. I am wanting to change my electric cooktop for gas cooktop. I cut the sink hole in our butcher block counter top too big! But luckily it was salvageableIn this week's episode, see how far w Airstream update: Uh oh!. The countertop is the laminate type and the center is press wood for lack of better term. The granite installers cut a hole for the cooktop, but the hole is too large and the cooktop moves about 1/4-1/2 inch in either direction. Did you know the average stone shop spends $1,000/month sending shop guys to the field to help their installers? The No Lift Install System eliminates the ne. As PJmax mentioned the easiest and best looking solution is to return the cooktop you have and get one the proper size. The old cooktop is about 31" and new is 29" and then some. my cutout opening is 20. The hole cut in the granite, is usually smaller than the cooktop so that the edges of the cooktop can rest on the granite. Usually, the only problem with a hole too large is if the appliance going in can't cover it up for appearance purposes. Doesn't sound like you have a large gap to fill, so one way might be to nail in 1/4" wood strips to the inside of the counter cutout and maybe frame the hold with some aluminum to give the cooktop a nice bezel around it. This will cause scorching to the benchtop surface. cooktops are usually 600 wide so 588 gives you a fit. The filler kit will reduce any 30" cooktop cutout as large as 29-13/16" wide by 20-7/16" deep to what will be the "standard cutout" size for most current and future models. Our Cooktop Trim Kits are used when installing almost any desired cooktop into an oversized, existing countertop opening. Question by Bittybee8: I need to replace my glass cooktop that broke. "Standard cutout" is typically 28½"W x 19½"D. If you live in a studio apartment and have a single wall kitchen, finding space for all your cooking needs can be a challenge. 5 inches depth and 29. Increasing the size of your cooktop cutout in a granite slab countertop requires the same cutting process used to create the original cutout. The manufacturer suggest cutting and deburring the rear ends. That out-of-square cabinet top pictured below the right side of the cutout was removed with a laminate trimmer with a straight cutter to a depth of 3 1/2" to allow the cooktop to drop in. I am planning to install a new cooktop but think the current cutout is too large. The manufacturer suggest cutting and deburring the rear ends. I would be concerned if the hole is too big and the new cooktop only rests on two sides for obvious reasons. I originally thought that the cooktops would have a fair bit of support that extends beyond the main 'box' that occupies the cutout, but upon inspection it looks like it actually needs to be pretty tight (within 1/4" or so). You didn't report the actual cut-out size, and Karnak is not around to inform me. I have a rather old model that uses a fairly large cutout, and nothing currently available matches the cutout size. I recently bought a house with a bad and pretty old cooktop, 2 of 4 heads are bad, so i think it is not worth repairing them. Probably the thin strips that are needed will be unter the trim for the cooktop. Contrary to the manufacturer's recommendations and because we were precision-fitting the cooktop to just barely cover a too-large cutout (in the front to rear dimension) made by the countertop installer years ago, we added a small bead of clear silicone sealant around the edge of the cooktop where it meets the countertop surface. If it covers it like here, then it's usually easy to install some additional support from below that will fill in the rest of the oversize hole to give the required support. • Do not allow large cookware to overhang the cooktop onto the adjacent benchtop. my cutout opening is 20. But perhaps the cooktop might be replaced with one of the larger induction units, such as one from the Electrolux/Frigidaire/Kenmore line, or from the Bosch line. Required cutout for gas cooktop too large. I am planning to install a new cooktop but think the current cutout is too large. The hole in the kitchen tiles from the old cooktop. That's what I would have done. The greatest benefit of using a Micro-Trim cooktop trim kit is to allow a greater variety of cooktop choices. Even when I position the stove in the middle of the cutout you can still see a gap, which will lead to food/water falling down on top of the oven below. It is a quite weird size! I could not find any cooktop products to fit without modification on my bench. The countertop is the laminate type and the center is press wood for lack of better term. I hit the raw edges with a 50 grit sanding belt by hand, solid surface guys hate mean edges. If you are committed to the top you have now a sheet metal fabrication shop could cut an adapter plate from a sheet of stainless steel. What can I do to make the cooktop fit more snugly in the opening? Is there a weatherstripping or caulk that will stick to the granite opening? Is there material I can glue to the granite opening?. Yes, but according to what they have listed on the website PP posted, there are indeed 48" Viking cooktops with 48" cutout sizes, as well as Wolf, Five Star, GE Monogram and several other brands with this size. Usually, the only problem with a hole too large is if the appliance going in can't cover it up for appearance purposes. I cut the sink hole in our butcher block counter top too big! But luckily it was salvageableIn this week's episode, see how far w Airstream update: Uh oh!. Required cutout for gas cooktop too large. • Do not allow large cookware to overhang the cooktop onto the adjacent benchtop. Mon, Jan 16, 2006 11:39 PM. Question by Bittybee8: I need to replace my glass cooktop that broke. I have a granite countertop. I recently bought a house with a bad and pretty old cooktop, 2 of 4 heads are bad, so i think it is not worth repairing them. But perhaps the cooktop might be replaced with one of the larger induction units, such as one from the Electrolux/Frigidaire/Kenmore line, or from the Bosch line. You didn't report the actual cut-out size, and Karnak is not around to inform me. the size of the cutout is 588 x 488, but the size of the new cooktop is 555 x 435. Contrary to the manufacturer's recommendations and because we were precision-fitting the cooktop to just barely cover a too-large cutout (in the front to rear dimension) made by the countertop installer years ago, we added a small bead of clear silicone sealant around the edge of the cooktop where it meets the countertop surface. Required cutout for gas cooktop too large. That out-of-square cabinet top pictured below the right side of the cutout was removed with a laminate trimmer with a straight cutter to a depth of 3 1/2" to allow the cooktop to drop in. The greatest benefit of using a Micro-Trim cooktop trim kit is to allow a greater variety of cooktop choices. We found the cooktop, just not how to put it in a hole that is too big. the size of the cutout is 588 x 488, but the size of the new cooktop is 555 x 435. Increasing the size of your cooktop cutout in a granite slab countertop requires the same cutting process used to create the original cutout. 5 inches width the new gas cook top i am wanting has required cutout of 28. • Do not allow large cookware to overhang the cooktop onto the adjacent benchtop. The hole in the kitchen tiles from the old cooktop. Usually, the only problem with a hole too large is if the appliance going in can't cover it up for appearance purposes. Welcome to our customer gallery page! We're customizing trim kits for kitchen appliances and special projects every day! Each piece is handcrafted by our skilled craftsmen, making sure to reflect your vision and lifestyle. However, the cutout size is 615W x 480D x 100H. posted 15 years ago. "Standard cutout" is typically 28½"W x 19½"D. But perhaps the cooktop might be replaced with one of the larger induction units, such as one from the Electrolux/Frigidaire/Kenmore line, or from the Bosch line. Another headache is my bench is actually made of stone!. It could be that the hole would be sufficiently smaller to accommodate the new smaller cooktop. If it covers it like here, then it's usually easy to install some additional support from below that will fill in the rest of the oversize hole to give the required support. If you are committed to the top you have now a sheet metal fabrication shop could cut an adapter plate from a sheet of stainless steel. Yes, but according to what they have listed on the website PP posted, there are indeed 48" Viking cooktops with 48" cutout sizes, as well as Wolf, Five Star, GE Monogram and several other brands with this size. This trim is marketed by Electrolux, the manufacturers of AEG, Chef, Electrolux, Simpson and Westinghouse stoves. I am wanting to change my electric cooktop for gas cooktop. The manufacturer suggest cutting and deburring the rear ends. 5 inches depth and 29. The countertop is the laminate type and the center is press wood for lack of better term. That out-of-square cabinet top pictured below the right side of the cutout was removed with a laminate trimmer with a straight cutter to a depth of 3 1/2" to allow the cooktop to drop in. I would think it would be a fairly easy fix for the fabricator. You didn't report the actual cut-out size, and Karnak is not around to inform me. The granite installers cut a hole for the cooktop, but the hole is too large and the cooktop moves about 1/4-1/2 inch in either direction. • Do not operate the cooktop for an extended period of time without a pot or pan on the hotplate. I am planning to install a new cooktop but think the current cutout is too large. That's what I would have done. Did you know the average stone shop spends $1,000/month sending shop guys to the field to help their installers? The No Lift Install System eliminates the ne. If you are committed to the top you have now a sheet metal fabrication shop could cut an adapter plate from a sheet of stainless steel. Just removed what must be a 30 year old cooktop to replace it with a nice ceramic one. It is a quite weird size! I could not find any cooktop products to fit without modification on my bench. Jump to Latest Follow 1 - 4 of 4 Posts. The old cooktop is about 31" and new is 29" and then some. All the new cooktop models available (even the 30" size that my old cooktop supposedly is) require the rough opening in the countertop to be about 1/2" to 1" larger on each side than the existing hole in my granite counter. Even when I position the stove in the middle of the cutout you can still see a gap, which will lead to food/water falling down on top of the oven below. The greatest benefit of using a Micro-Trim cooktop trim kit is to allow a greater variety of cooktop choices. Jump to Latest Follow 1 - 4 of 4 Posts. Simply slide the trim under the glass top at each end. Our Cooktop Trim Kits are used when installing almost any desired cooktop into an oversized, existing countertop opening. What can I do to make the cooktop fit more snugly in the opening? Is there a weatherstripping or caulk that will stick to the granite opening? Is there material I can glue to the granite opening?. Did you know the average stone shop spends $1,000/month sending shop guys to the field to help their installers? The No Lift Install System eliminates the ne. I am planning to install a new cooktop but think the current cutout is too large. I have a granite countertop. If you live in a studio apartment and have a single wall kitchen, finding space for all your cooking needs can be a challenge. Usually, the only problem with a hole too large is if the appliance going in can't cover it up for appearance purposes. As long as you have a template of the larger cooktop, all that's required to create the new opening is a circular saw and a power sander. If you are committed to the top you have now a sheet metal fabrication shop could cut an adapter plate from a sheet of stainless steel. We found the cooktop, just not how to put it in a hole that is too big. I originally thought that the cooktops would have a fair bit of support that extends beyond the main 'box' that occupies the cutout, but upon inspection it looks like it actually needs to be pretty tight (within 1/4" or so). This trim is marketed by Electrolux, the manufacturers of AEG, Chef, Electrolux, Simpson and Westinghouse stoves. The manufacturer suggest cutting and deburring the rear ends. Made from 304 grade seamless stainless steel, our custom trim kits let you install any cooktop in an oversized counter cutout. the size of the cutout is 588 x 488, but the size of the new cooktop is 555 x 435. but your 488mm might be a little tight. That out-of-square cabinet top pictured below the right side of the cutout was removed with a laminate trimmer with a straight cutter to a depth of 3 1/2" to allow the cooktop to drop in. All the new cooktop models available (even the 30" size that my old cooktop supposedly is) require the rough opening in the countertop to be about 1/2" to 1" larger on each side than the existing hole in my granite counter. This trim is marketed by Electrolux, the manufacturers of AEG, Chef, Electrolux, Simpson and Westinghouse stoves. The granite installers cut a hole for the cooktop, but the hole is too large and the cooktop moves about 1/4-1/2 inch in either direction. Yes, but according to what they have listed on the website PP posted, there are indeed 48" Viking cooktops with 48" cutout sizes, as well as Wolf, Five Star, GE Monogram and several other brands with this size. Required cutout for gas cooktop too large. Cooktop cut out hole too big for new cooktop; Cooktop cut out hole too big for new cooktop. but your 488mm might be a little tight. In the pic I've moved the stove as far up as I can and placed a torch in the space between the oven and stove to highlight the gap. The hole in the kitchen tiles from the old cooktop. 5 inches width the new gas cook top i am wanting has required cutout of 28. If the trim is longer than the glass top (eg most 900mm wide cooktops) then cut the trims to match glass width. Usually, the only problem with a hole too large is if the appliance going in can't cover it up for appearance purposes. Simply slide the trim under the glass top at each end. I would be concerned if the hole is too big and the new cooktop only rests on two sides for obvious reasons. Jump to Latest Follow 1 - 4 of 4 Posts. Welcome to our customer gallery page! We're customizing trim kits for kitchen appliances and special projects every day! Each piece is handcrafted by our skilled craftsmen, making sure to reflect your vision and lifestyle. Required cutout for gas cooktop too large. I would think it would be a fairly easy fix for the fabricator. Welcome to our customer gallery page! We're customizing trim kits for kitchen appliances and special projects every day! Each piece is handcrafted by our skilled craftsmen, making sure to reflect your vision and lifestyle. Usually, the only problem with a hole too large is if the appliance going in can't cover it up for appearance purposes. All the new cooktop models available (even the 30" size that my old cooktop supposedly is) require the rough opening in the countertop to be about 1/2" to 1" larger on each side than the existing hole in my granite counter. If it covers it like here, then it's usually easy to install some additional support from below that will fill in the rest of the oversize hole to give the required support. Contrary to the manufacturer's recommendations and because we were precision-fitting the cooktop to just barely cover a too-large cutout (in the front to rear dimension) made by the countertop installer years ago, we added a small bead of clear silicone sealant around the edge of the cooktop where it meets the countertop surface. The hole cut in the granite, is usually smaller than the cooktop so that the edges of the cooktop can rest on the granite. Cooktops (generally) • Do not allow pots to boil dry, as damage to both pan and cooktop may result. Even when I position the stove in the middle of the cutout you can still see a gap, which will lead to food/water falling down on top of the oven below. I cut the sink hole in our butcher block counter top too big! But luckily it was salvageableIn this week's episode, see how far w Airstream update: Uh oh!. Doesn't sound like you have a large gap to fill, so one way might be to nail in 1/4" wood strips to the inside of the counter cutout and maybe frame the hold with some aluminum to give the cooktop a nice bezel around it. 5 inches width the new gas cook top i am wanting has required cutout of 28. • Do not operate the cooktop for an extended period of time without a pot or pan on the hotplate. The greatest benefit of using a Micro-Trim cooktop trim kit is to allow a greater variety of cooktop choices. Just removed what must be a 30 year old cooktop to replace it with a nice ceramic one. This trim is marketed by Electrolux, the manufacturers of AEG, Chef, Electrolux, Simpson and Westinghouse stoves. there are plenty of cooktops on the market that will meet those dimensions. I have a granite countertop. posted 15 years ago. Contact options for registered users. Contact options for registered users. If you are committed to the top you have now a sheet metal fabrication shop could cut an adapter plate from a sheet of stainless steel. The granite installers cut a hole for the cooktop, but the hole is too large and the cooktop moves about 1/4-1/2 inch in either direction. 5 inches depth and 29. If it covers it like here, then it's usually easy to install some additional support from below that will fill in the rest of the oversize hole to give the required support. I have a rather old model that uses a fairly large cutout, and nothing currently available matches the cutout size. The countertop is the laminate type and the center is press wood for lack of better term. I cut the sink hole in our butcher block counter top too big! But luckily it was salvageableIn this week's episode, see how far w Airstream update: Uh oh!. If you live in a studio apartment and have a single wall kitchen, finding space for all your cooking needs can be a challenge. In the pic I've moved the stove as far up as I can and placed a torch in the space between the oven and stove to highlight the gap. I would be concerned if the hole is too big and the new cooktop only rests on two sides for obvious reasons. Increasing the size of your cooktop cutout in a granite slab countertop requires the same cutting process used to create the original cutout. Doesn't sound like you have a large gap to fill, so one way might be to nail in 1/4" wood strips to the inside of the counter cutout and maybe frame the hold with some aluminum to give the cooktop a nice bezel around it. the size of the cutout is 588 x 488, but the size of the new cooktop is 555 x 435. Another headache is my bench is actually made of stone!. The old cooktop is about 31" and new is 29" and then some. Simply tell us the overall size of your cutout and how large you want your trim kit to be, and we will custom build a collar that allows you to install your cooktop without the added expense of modifying or re-tiling your existing counter. Contrary to the manufacturer's recommendations and because we were precision-fitting the cooktop to just barely cover a too-large cutout (in the front to rear dimension) made by the countertop installer years ago, we added a small bead of clear silicone sealant around the edge of the cooktop where it meets the countertop surface. It could be that the hole would be sufficiently smaller to accommodate the new smaller cooktop. Increasing the size of your cooktop cutout in a granite slab countertop requires the same cutting process used to create the original cutout. It is a quite weird size! I could not find any cooktop products to fit without modification on my bench. Contact options for registered users. my cutout opening is 20. As long as you have a template of the larger cooktop, all that's required to create the new opening is a circular saw and a power sander. What can I do to make the cooktop fit more snugly in the opening? Is there a weatherstripping or caulk that will stick to the granite opening? Is there material I can glue to the granite opening?. I would be concerned if the hole is too big and the new cooktop only rests on two sides for obvious reasons. I hit the raw edges with a 50 grit sanding belt by hand, solid surface guys hate mean edges. However, the cutout size is 615W x 480D x 100H. • Do not operate the cooktop for an extended period of time without a pot or pan on the hotplate. Probably the thin strips that are needed will be unter the trim for the cooktop. Yes, but according to what they have listed on the website PP posted, there are indeed 48" Viking cooktops with 48" cutout sizes, as well as Wolf, Five Star, GE Monogram and several other brands with this size. It is a quite weird size! I could not find any cooktop products to fit without modification on my bench. If it covers it like here, then it's usually easy to install some additional support from below that will fill in the rest of the oversize hole to give the required support. The manufacturer suggest cutting and deburring the rear ends. I originally thought that the cooktops would have a fair bit of support that extends beyond the main 'box' that occupies the cutout, but upon inspection it looks like it actually needs to be pretty tight (within 1/4" or so). As long as you have a template of the larger cooktop, all that's required to create the new opening is a circular saw and a power sander. However, the cutout size is 615W x 480D x 100H. • Do not allow large cookware to overhang the cooktop onto the adjacent benchtop. As PJmax mentioned the easiest and best looking solution is to return the cooktop you have and get one the proper size. All the new cooktop models available (even the 30" size that my old cooktop supposedly is) require the rough opening in the countertop to be about 1/2" to 1" larger on each side than the existing hole in my granite counter. Another headache is my bench is actually made of stone!. Question by Bittybee8: I need to replace my glass cooktop that broke. Usually, the only problem with a hole too large is if the appliance going in can't cover it up for appearance purposes. I am planning to install a new cooktop but think the current cutout is too large. the size of the cutout is 588 x 488, but the size of the new cooktop is 555 x 435. Required cutout for gas cooktop too large. The cutout is too deep by about 10mm. cooktops are usually 600 wide so 588 gives you a fit. Even when I position the stove in the middle of the cutout you can still see a gap, which will lead to food/water falling down on top of the oven below. If the trim is longer than the glass top (eg most 900mm wide cooktops) then cut the trims to match glass width. The countertop is the laminate type and the center is press wood for lack of better term. Call your fabricator and have him add granite to the sides of the cutout so that the Miele will fit. I would think it would be a fairly easy fix for the fabricator. I hit the raw edges with a 50 grit sanding belt by hand, solid surface guys hate mean edges. As PJmax mentioned the easiest and best looking solution is to return the cooktop you have and get one the proper size. These kits alleviate the extra expense of re-tiling or replacing the existing countertops. Probably the thin strips that are needed will be unter the trim for the cooktop. Made from 304 grade seamless stainless steel, our custom trim kits let you install any cooktop in an oversized counter cutout. Doesn't sound like you have a large gap to fill, so one way might be to nail in 1/4" wood strips to the inside of the counter cutout and maybe frame the hold with some aluminum to give the cooktop a nice bezel around it. Just removed what must be a 30 year old cooktop to replace it with a nice ceramic one. 5 inches width and 19. What can I do to make the cooktop fit more snugly in the opening? Is there a weatherstripping or caulk that will stick to the granite opening? Is there material I can glue to the granite opening?. If you are committed to the top you have now a sheet metal fabrication shop could cut an adapter plate from a sheet of stainless steel. I recently bought a house with a bad and pretty old cooktop, 2 of 4 heads are bad, so i think it is not worth repairing them. I cut the sink hole in our butcher block counter top too big! But luckily it was salvageableIn this week's episode, see how far w Airstream update: Uh oh!. there are plenty of cooktops on the market that will meet those dimensions. I hit the raw edges with a 50 grit sanding belt by hand, solid surface guys hate mean edges. Yes, but according to what they have listed on the website PP posted, there are indeed 48" Viking cooktops with 48" cutout sizes, as well as Wolf, Five Star, GE Monogram and several other brands with this size. my cutout opening is 20. The greatest benefit of using a Micro-Trim cooktop trim kit is to allow a greater variety of cooktop choices. Our Cooktop Trim Kits are used when installing almost any desired cooktop into an oversized, existing countertop opening. This will cause scorching to the benchtop surface. I am wanting to change my electric cooktop for gas cooktop. I am wanting to change my electric cooktop for gas cooktop. This trim is marketed by Electrolux, the manufacturers of AEG, Chef, Electrolux, Simpson and Westinghouse stoves. The hole in the kitchen tiles from the old cooktop. This will cause scorching to the benchtop surface. Contrary to the manufacturer's recommendations and because we were precision-fitting the cooktop to just barely cover a too-large cutout (in the front to rear dimension) made by the countertop installer years ago, we added a small bead of clear silicone sealant around the edge of the cooktop where it meets the countertop surface. If the trim is longer than the glass top (eg most 900mm wide cooktops) then cut the trims to match glass width. Simply slide the trim under the glass top at each end. The granite installers cut a hole for the cooktop, but the hole is too large and the cooktop moves about 1/4-1/2 inch in either direction. "Standard cutout" is typically 28½"W x 19½"D. The countertop is the laminate type and the center is press wood for lack of better term. If you are committed to the top you have now a sheet metal fabrication shop could cut an adapter plate from a sheet of stainless steel. The cutout is too deep by about 10mm. Cooktop cut out hole too big for new cooktop; Cooktop cut out hole too big for new cooktop. As long as you have a template of the larger cooktop, all that's required to create the new opening is a circular saw and a power sander. Jump to Latest Follow 1 - 4 of 4 Posts. Call your fabricator and have him add granite to the sides of the cutout so that the Miele will fit. As such, the only solution in such a situation is to cut out a larger section of countertop and replace it, then cut the correct size from it for your kitchen sink. Made from 304 grade seamless stainless steel, our custom trim kits let you install any cooktop in an oversized counter cutout. The filler kit will reduce any 30" cooktop cutout as large as 29-13/16" wide by 20-7/16" deep to what will be the "standard cutout" size for most current and future models. We found the cooktop, just not how to put it in a hole that is too big. If it covers it like here, then it's usually easy to install some additional support from below that will fill in the rest of the oversize hole to give the required support. Probably the thin strips that are needed will be unter the trim for the cooktop. but your 488mm might be a little tight. If you live in a studio apartment and have a single wall kitchen, finding space for all your cooking needs can be a challenge. It is a quite weird size! I could not find any cooktop products to fit without modification on my bench. If it covers it like here, then it's usually easy to install some additional support from below that will fill in the rest of the oversize hole to give the required support. • Do not operate the cooktop for an extended period of time without a pot or pan on the hotplate. This will cause scorching to the benchtop surface. I would think it would be a fairly easy fix for the fabricator. Another headache is my bench is actually made of stone!. Cooktop Cutout Too Small Though many of us dream of a farm-style kitchen with plenty of countertop space and room for extensive amenities, that's not always the reality. However, the cutout size is 615W x 480D x 100H. Probably the thin strips that are needed will be unter the trim for the cooktop. Simply slide the trim under the glass top at each end. the size of the cutout is 588 x 488, but the size of the new cooktop is 555 x 435. Welcome to our customer gallery page! We're customizing trim kits for kitchen appliances and special projects every day! Each piece is handcrafted by our skilled craftsmen, making sure to reflect your vision and lifestyle. I recently bought a house with a bad and pretty old cooktop, 2 of 4 heads are bad, so i think it is not worth repairing them. Increasing the size of your cooktop cutout in a granite slab countertop requires the same cutting process used to create the original cutout. Contrary to the manufacturer's recommendations and because we were precision-fitting the cooktop to just barely cover a too-large cutout (in the front to rear dimension) made by the countertop installer years ago, we added a small bead of clear silicone sealant around the edge of the cooktop where it meets the countertop surface. This trim is marketed by Electrolux, the manufacturers of AEG, Chef, Electrolux, Simpson and Westinghouse stoves. That out-of-square cabinet top pictured below the right side of the cutout was removed with a laminate trimmer with a straight cutter to a depth of 3 1/2" to allow the cooktop to drop in. If the trim is longer than the glass top (eg most 900mm wide cooktops) then cut the trims to match glass width. Cooktops (generally) • Do not allow pots to boil dry, as damage to both pan and cooktop may result. I have a granite countertop. I recently bought a house with a bad and pretty old cooktop, 2 of 4 heads are bad, so i think it is not worth repairing them. I am planning to install a new cooktop but think the current cutout is too large. Made from 304 grade seamless stainless steel, our custom trim kits let you install any cooktop in an oversized counter cutout. Even when I position the stove in the middle of the cutout you can still see a gap, which will lead to food/water falling down on top of the oven below. cooktops are usually 600 wide so 588 gives you a fit. Question by Bittybee8: I need to replace my glass cooktop that broke. Our Cooktop Trim Kits are used when installing almost any desired cooktop into an oversized, existing countertop opening. As PJmax mentioned the easiest and best looking solution is to return the cooktop you have and get one the proper size. Doesn't sound like you have a large gap to fill, so one way might be to nail in 1/4" wood strips to the inside of the counter cutout and maybe frame the hold with some aluminum to give the cooktop a nice bezel around it. I am wanting to change my electric cooktop for gas cooktop. Required cutout for gas cooktop too large. The countertop is the laminate type and the center is press wood for lack of better term. We found the cooktop, just not how to put it in a hole that is too big. I originally thought that the cooktops would have a fair bit of support that extends beyond the main 'box' that occupies the cutout, but upon inspection it looks like it actually needs to be pretty tight (within 1/4" or so). The hole cut in the granite, is usually smaller than the cooktop so that the edges of the cooktop can rest on the granite. As such, the only solution in such a situation is to cut out a larger section of countertop and replace it, then cut the correct size from it for your kitchen sink. the size of the cutout is 588 x 488, but the size of the new cooktop is 555 x 435. What can I do to make the cooktop fit more snugly in the opening? Is there a weatherstripping or caulk that will stick to the granite opening? Is there material I can glue to the granite opening?. That's what I would have done. Another headache is my bench is actually made of stone!. Call your fabricator and have him add granite to the sides of the cutout so that the Miele will fit. The old cooktop is about 31" and new is 29" and then some. The cutout is too deep by about 10mm. posted 15 years ago. I originally thought that the cooktops would have a fair bit of support that extends beyond the main 'box' that occupies the cutout, but upon inspection it looks like it actually needs to be pretty tight (within 1/4" or so). This trim is marketed by Electrolux, the manufacturers of AEG, Chef, Electrolux, Simpson and Westinghouse stoves. These kits alleviate the extra expense of re-tiling or replacing the existing countertops. The old cooktop is about 31" and new is 29" and then some. cooktops are usually 600 wide so 588 gives you a fit. Doesn't sound like you have a large gap to fill, so one way might be to nail in 1/4" wood strips to the inside of the counter cutout and maybe frame the hold with some aluminum to give the cooktop a nice bezel around it. It is a quite weird size! I could not find any cooktop products to fit without modification on my bench. I hit the raw edges with a 50 grit sanding belt by hand, solid surface guys hate mean edges. The manufacturer suggest cutting and deburring the rear ends. You didn't report the actual cut-out size, and Karnak is not around to inform me. Mon, Jan 16, 2006 11:39 PM. Increasing the size of your cooktop cutout in a granite slab countertop requires the same cutting process used to create the original cutout. "Standard cutout" is typically 28½"W x 19½"D. I would think it would be a fairly easy fix for the fabricator. Simply tell us the overall size of your cutout and how large you want your trim kit to be, and we will custom build a collar that allows you to install your cooktop without the added expense of modifying or re-tiling your existing counter. Cooktops (generally) • Do not allow pots to boil dry, as damage to both pan and cooktop may result. However, the cutout size is 615W x 480D x 100H. This will cause scorching to the benchtop surface. I am wanting to change my electric cooktop for gas cooktop. The greatest benefit of using a Micro-Trim cooktop trim kit is to allow a greater variety of cooktop choices. Increasing the size of your cooktop cutout in a granite slab countertop requires the same cutting process used to create the original cutout. That's what I would have done. 5 inches width the new gas cook top i am wanting has required cutout of 28. I would like to install this and have it look as good as possible. Mon, Jan 16, 2006 11:39 PM. Usually, the only problem with a hole too large is if the appliance going in can't cover it up for appearance purposes. Contrary to the manufacturer's recommendations and because we were precision-fitting the cooktop to just barely cover a too-large cutout (in the front to rear dimension) made by the countertop installer years ago, we added a small bead of clear silicone sealant around the edge of the cooktop where it meets the countertop surface. • Do not operate the cooktop for an extended period of time without a pot or pan on the hotplate. Jump to Latest Follow 1 - 4 of 4 Posts. Even when I position the stove in the middle of the cutout you can still see a gap, which will lead to food/water falling down on top of the oven below. Just removed what must be a 30 year old cooktop to replace it with a nice ceramic one. cooktops are usually 600 wide so 588 gives you a fit. I recently bought a house with a bad and pretty old cooktop, 2 of 4 heads are bad, so i think it is not worth repairing them. Welcome to our customer gallery page! We're customizing trim kits for kitchen appliances and special projects every day! Each piece is handcrafted by our skilled craftsmen, making sure to reflect your vision and lifestyle. Made from 304 grade seamless stainless steel, our custom trim kits let you install any cooktop in an oversized counter cutout. It could be that the hole would be sufficiently smaller to accommodate the new smaller cooktop. I originally thought that the cooktops would have a fair bit of support that extends beyond the main 'box' that occupies the cutout, but upon inspection it looks like it actually needs to be pretty tight (within 1/4" or so). I would think it would be a fairly easy fix for the fabricator. That out-of-square cabinet top pictured below the right side of the cutout was removed with a laminate trimmer with a straight cutter to a depth of 3 1/2" to allow the cooktop to drop in. Cooktops (generally) • Do not allow pots to boil dry, as damage to both pan and cooktop may result. Yes, but according to what they have listed on the website PP posted, there are indeed 48" Viking cooktops with 48" cutout sizes, as well as Wolf, Five Star, GE Monogram and several other brands with this size. Another headache is my bench is actually made of stone!. Doesn't sound like you have a large gap to fill, so one way might be to nail in 1/4" wood strips to the inside of the counter cutout and maybe frame the hold with some aluminum to give the cooktop a nice bezel around it. I am planning to install a new cooktop but think the current cutout is too large. I have a rather old model that uses a fairly large cutout, and nothing currently available matches the cutout size. All the new cooktop models available (even the 30" size that my old cooktop supposedly is) require the rough opening in the countertop to be about 1/2" to 1" larger on each side than the existing hole in my granite counter. The manufacturer suggest cutting and deburring the rear ends. Call your fabricator and have him add granite to the sides of the cutout so that the Miele will fit. The filler kit will reduce any 30" cooktop cutout as large as 29-13/16" wide by 20-7/16" deep to what will be the "standard cutout" size for most current and future models. That out-of-square cabinet top pictured below the right side of the cutout was removed with a laminate trimmer with a straight cutter to a depth of 3 1/2" to allow the cooktop to drop in. If it covers it like here, then it's usually easy to install some additional support from below that will fill in the rest of the oversize hole to give the required support. "Standard cutout" is typically 28½"W x 19½"D. I would think it would be a fairly easy fix for the fabricator. I cut the sink hole in our butcher block counter top too big! But luckily it was salvageableIn this week's episode, see how far w Airstream update: Uh oh!. posted 15 years ago. Contrary to the manufacturer's recommendations and because we were precision-fitting the cooktop to just barely cover a too-large cutout (in the front to rear dimension) made by the countertop installer years ago, we added a small bead of clear silicone sealant around the edge of the cooktop where it meets the countertop surface. Jump to Latest Follow 1 - 4 of 4 Posts. The hole in the kitchen tiles from the old cooktop. You didn't report the actual cut-out size, and Karnak is not around to inform me. We found the cooktop, just not how to put it in a hole that is too big. • Do not allow large cookware to overhang the cooktop onto the adjacent benchtop. Cooktop Cutout Too Small Though many of us dream of a farm-style kitchen with plenty of countertop space and room for extensive amenities, that's not always the reality. I recently bought a house with a bad and pretty old cooktop, 2 of 4 heads are bad, so i think it is not worth repairing them. Question by Bittybee8: I need to replace my glass cooktop that broke. I am wanting to change my electric cooktop for gas cooktop. I am planning to install a new cooktop but think the current cutout is too large. As PJmax mentioned the easiest and best looking solution is to return the cooktop you have and get one the proper size. Call your fabricator and have him add granite to the sides of the cutout so that the Miele will fit. Our Cooktop Trim Kits are used when installing almost any desired cooktop into an oversized, existing countertop opening. The hole in the kitchen tiles from the old cooktop. Just removed what must be a 30 year old cooktop to replace it with a nice ceramic one. If it covers it like here, then it's usually easy to install some additional support from below that will fill in the rest of the oversize hole to give the required support. The cutout is too deep by about 10mm. • Do not operate the cooktop for an extended period of time without a pot or pan on the hotplate. I hit the raw edges with a 50 grit sanding belt by hand, solid surface guys hate mean edges. Made from 304 grade seamless stainless steel, our custom trim kits let you install any cooktop in an oversized counter cutout. I originally thought that the cooktops would have a fair bit of support that extends beyond the main 'box' that occupies the cutout, but upon inspection it looks like it actually needs to be pretty tight (within 1/4" or so). 5 inches depth and 29. These kits alleviate the extra expense of re-tiling or replacing the existing countertops. Did you know the average stone shop spends $1,000/month sending shop guys to the field to help their installers? The No Lift Install System eliminates the ne. Required cutout for gas cooktop too large. Cooktop cut out hole too big for new cooktop; Cooktop cut out hole too big for new cooktop. Jump to Latest Follow 1 - 4 of 4 Posts. As such, the only solution in such a situation is to cut out a larger section of countertop and replace it, then cut the correct size from it for your kitchen sink. 5 inches width and 19. If the trim is longer than the glass top (eg most 900mm wide cooktops) then cut the trims to match glass width. Even when I position the stove in the middle of the cutout you can still see a gap, which will lead to food/water falling down on top of the oven below. Made from 304 grade seamless stainless steel, our custom trim kits let you install any cooktop in an oversized counter cutout. That's what I would have done. the size of the cutout is 588 x 488, but the size of the new cooktop is 555 x 435. Simply slide the trim under the glass top at each end. Usually, the only problem with a hole too large is if the appliance going in can't cover it up for appearance purposes. The greatest benefit of using a Micro-Trim cooktop trim kit is to allow a greater variety of cooktop choices. The hole in the kitchen tiles from the old cooktop. I would be concerned if the hole is too big and the new cooktop only rests on two sides for obvious reasons. All the new cooktop models available (even the 30" size that my old cooktop supposedly is) require the rough opening in the countertop to be about 1/2" to 1" larger on each side than the existing hole in my granite counter. • Do not operate the cooktop for an extended period of time without a pot or pan on the hotplate. If you live in a studio apartment and have a single wall kitchen, finding space for all your cooking needs can be a challenge. These kits alleviate the extra expense of re-tiling or replacing the existing countertops. Question by Bittybee8: I need to replace my glass cooktop that broke. Did you know the average stone shop spends $1,000/month sending shop guys to the field to help their installers? The No Lift Install System eliminates the ne. • Do not operate the cooktop for an extended period of time without a pot or pan on the hotplate. We found the cooktop, just not how to put it in a hole that is too big. there are plenty of cooktops on the market that will meet those dimensions. Just removed what must be a 30 year old cooktop to replace it with a nice ceramic one. As such, the only solution in such a situation is to cut out a larger section of countertop and replace it, then cut the correct size from it for your kitchen sink. However, the cutout size is 615W x 480D x 100H. Call your fabricator and have him add granite to the sides of the cutout so that the Miele will fit. the size of the cutout is 588 x 488, but the size of the new cooktop is 555 x 435. my cutout opening is 20. It is a quite weird size! I could not find any cooktop products to fit without modification on my bench. Usually, the only problem with a hole too large is if the appliance going in can't cover it up for appearance purposes. posted 15 years ago. All the new cooktop models available (even the 30" size that my old cooktop supposedly is) require the rough opening in the countertop to be about 1/2" to 1" larger on each side than the existing hole in my granite counter. The manufacturer suggest cutting and deburring the rear ends. The cutout is too deep by about 10mm. The old cooktop is about 31" and new is 29" and then some. I am wanting to change my electric cooktop for gas cooktop. "Standard cutout" is typically 28½"W x 19½"D. You didn't report the actual cut-out size, and Karnak is not around to inform me. 5 inches depth and 29. Made from 304 grade seamless stainless steel, our custom trim kits let you install any cooktop in an oversized counter cutout. That out-of-square cabinet top pictured below the right side of the cutout was removed with a laminate trimmer with a straight cutter to a depth of 3 1/2" to allow the cooktop to drop in. Made from 304 grade seamless stainless steel, our custom trim kits let you install any cooktop in an oversized counter cutout. but your 488mm might be a little tight. Cooktops (generally) • Do not allow pots to boil dry, as damage to both pan and cooktop may result. The hole cut in the granite, is usually smaller than the cooktop so that the edges of the cooktop can rest on the granite. Our Cooktop Trim Kits are used when installing almost any desired cooktop into an oversized, existing countertop opening. The cutout is too deep by about 10mm. Simply slide the trim under the glass top at each end. Doesn't sound like you have a large gap to fill, so one way might be to nail in 1/4" wood strips to the inside of the counter cutout and maybe frame the hold with some aluminum to give the cooktop a nice bezel around it. Increasing the size of your cooktop cutout in a granite slab countertop requires the same cutting process used to create the original cutout. Jump to Latest Follow 1 - 4 of 4 Posts. The hole in the kitchen tiles from the old cooktop. As PJmax mentioned the easiest and best looking solution is to return the cooktop you have and get one the proper size. It is a quite weird size! I could not find any cooktop products to fit without modification on my bench. This trim is marketed by Electrolux, the manufacturers of AEG, Chef, Electrolux, Simpson and Westinghouse stoves. Required cutout for gas cooktop too large. Did you know the average stone shop spends $1,000/month sending shop guys to the field to help their installers? The No Lift Install System eliminates the ne. Another headache is my bench is actually made of stone!. The filler kit will reduce any 30" cooktop cutout as large as 29-13/16" wide by 20-7/16" deep to what will be the "standard cutout" size for most current and future models. You didn't report the actual cut-out size, and Karnak is not around to inform me. If the trim is longer than the glass top (eg most 900mm wide cooktops) then cut the trims to match glass width. However, the cutout size is 615W x 480D x 100H. What can I do to make the cooktop fit more snugly in the opening? Is there a weatherstripping or caulk that will stick to the granite opening? Is there material I can glue to the granite opening?. The granite installers cut a hole for the cooktop, but the hole is too large and the cooktop moves about 1/4-1/2 inch in either direction. Welcome to our customer gallery page! We're customizing trim kits for kitchen appliances and special projects every day! Each piece is handcrafted by our skilled craftsmen, making sure to reflect your vision and lifestyle. This trim is marketed by Electrolux, the manufacturers of AEG, Chef, Electrolux, Simpson and Westinghouse stoves. my cutout opening is 20. Just removed what must be a 30 year old cooktop to replace it with a nice ceramic one. I have a rather old model that uses a fairly large cutout, and nothing currently available matches the cutout size. Required cutout for gas cooktop too large. Even when I position the stove in the middle of the cutout you can still see a gap, which will lead to food/water falling down on top of the oven below. 5 inches depth and 29. Doesn't sound like you have a large gap to fill, so one way might be to nail in 1/4" wood strips to the inside of the counter cutout and maybe frame the hold with some aluminum to give the cooktop a nice bezel around it. As such, the only solution in such a situation is to cut out a larger section of countertop and replace it, then cut the correct size from it for your kitchen sink. As PJmax mentioned the easiest and best looking solution is to return the cooktop you have and get one the proper size. I am wanting to change my electric cooktop for gas cooktop. I cut the sink hole in our butcher block counter top too big! But luckily it was salvageableIn this week's episode, see how far w Airstream update: Uh oh!. The hole in the kitchen tiles from the old cooktop. Another headache is my bench is actually made of stone!. However, the cutout size is 615W x 480D x 100H. I have a granite countertop. Call your fabricator and have him add granite to the sides of the cutout so that the Miele will fit. I recently bought a house with a bad and pretty old cooktop, 2 of 4 heads are bad, so i think it is not worth repairing them. the size of the cutout is 588 x 488, but the size of the new cooktop is 555 x 435. Simply tell us the overall size of your cutout and how large you want your trim kit to be, and we will custom build a collar that allows you to install your cooktop without the added expense of modifying or re-tiling your existing counter. Made from 304 grade seamless stainless steel, our custom trim kits let you install any cooktop in an oversized counter cutout. "Standard cutout" is typically 28½"W x 19½"D. I originally thought that the cooktops would have a fair bit of support that extends beyond the main 'box' that occupies the cutout, but upon inspection it looks like it actually needs to be pretty tight (within 1/4" or so). Contrary to the manufacturer's recommendations and because we were precision-fitting the cooktop to just barely cover a too-large cutout (in the front to rear dimension) made by the countertop installer years ago, we added a small bead of clear silicone sealant around the edge of the cooktop where it meets the countertop surface. Doesn't sound like you have a large gap to fill, so one way might be to nail in 1/4" wood strips to the inside of the counter cutout and maybe frame the hold with some aluminum to give the cooktop a nice bezel around it. posted 15 years ago. As such, the only solution in such a situation is to cut out a larger section of countertop and replace it, then cut the correct size from it for your kitchen sink. That's what I would have done. In the pic I've moved the stove as far up as I can and placed a torch in the space between the oven and stove to highlight the gap. Mon, Jan 16, 2006 11:39 PM. The countertop is the laminate type and the center is press wood for lack of better term. If it covers it like here, then it's usually easy to install some additional support from below that will fill in the rest of the oversize hole to give the required support. Call your fabricator and have him add granite to the sides of the cutout so that the Miele will fit. Contact options for registered users. If you live in a studio apartment and have a single wall kitchen, finding space for all your cooking needs can be a challenge. • Do not operate the cooktop for an extended period of time without a pot or pan on the hotplate. We found the cooktop, just not how to put it in a hole that is too big.