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I have an 18 1/2 W by 26"L piece of silestone with 1 1/4" bullnose beside my stove. The other side butts against a wall.  There is a 4" back splash on the wall side and the back end. My refrigerator door will not open all the way to allow the bin drawers to open fully because the handle is hitting the silestone. I need @ an inch for this to happen. Is it possible to shorten this piece from the back and change or decrease the bull nose size?  Can it even be removed to do any changes? I would have to have a company do this. Any help you can provide will be so appreciated.  Thanks

Dear Sherrai
Yes the piece can be removed,  The overhang will however be reduced,  and if there is a laminated edge, it will have to be cut along with the back edge of the Countertop piece. Contact the installation contractor, but there will be a cost to do this.
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