DEAR TIM: My husband and I are just about at the end of an arduous and stressful kitchen remodel. Originally, in the planning phase, the general contractor said we didn’t need a support under a long peninsula countertop made with solid granite. Now the field construction manager feels very uncomfortable with the 50 inches of unsupported granite that spans between a cabinet and two decorative posts at the end of the peninsula. I like the clean look we have now with no supports. How would you solve this problem? – Linda H., Broomfield, Colo. DEAR LINDA: We can solve your conundrum and keep everyone happy. But, as with most things, there’s going to have to be some compromise.
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