carrara marble counter tops installed today!
I've been looking forward to today's install for a very long time. So I should be over the moon, but truthfully I feel crestfallen... It's not so much disappointment with the countertops as it is with the overall progress on the house. We are supposed to close on and move in on Feb.10... The closing may happen, but the moving in may be pushed off a bit. Delays upon delays this last month, ugh! Fortunately we have had a pretty great experience so far.
I may be just a tad let down with the countertops since I have been so keyed up about them... But it could be that i'm overwhelmed and I can't see the whole picture yet.
Note: behind island, in pantry/microwave/snack wall we are still figuring out how to remedy the bad call my cabinet rep made by ordering a 24" drawer base for a 30" opening... right now they have the wrong color fillers in which the installers THINK they can paint to match. Marble will be the counter material here too. The OTR type microwave will be hung under the middle upper cabinet. Obviously the cabinet installers are STILL not finished.
Oh and I think the island lights need to be lowered a bit. Should probably call manufacture about ordering 2 more extension rods.
My major disappointment so far is the way-too-big bottom moulding on the upper cabinets. I SO wish I'd told them to hold it up for me BEFORE they installed it. Nothing would have been better than THAT.
Marble thresholds our stone guy made for us. They are entirely TOO high, so our builder is going to remedy this...