any ideas for crumbling worktop ?

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  1. Gary111

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    Hi, the underneath edge of my worktop is chipping away as they do after some tine.

    I wondered if theres something I can do to prevent it crumbling for a while ?

    I thought obviously paint it or maybe a small 90 degree trim of some sort ?

    any ideas please ?
     
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    Sounds like damp has crept in and the chip has swollen with time.

    You could seal it with a varnish, but it sounds like it's nearing time for replacement.
     
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    Foil tape , quick and easy , until you can replace.
     
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    Wood hardener will stabilise it. Because it is a polyurethane based material wood hardener is activated by the moisture in the chipboard, converting it into a plasticised wood fibre where it is still wet.
     
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    what is a good wood hardener. can u recommend one please
     
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    Bonda Wood Hardener. Available from many builders merchants. I've used it on Church of England projects in the past
     
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