All articles about granite countertops start with phrases “granite is beautiful natural stone, durable and for that very popular. But the cost of labor to fabricate makes it quite pricy when it comes to the final cost of kitchen or bathroom countertops”. Granite is a beautiful, durable stone, and can be expensive if it is a custom fabricated countertop, and you add a backsplash to your order, and a sink cut out is involved.
But if you have straight lines in you kitchen and a tight budget here are some tips on how to cut down final price of your granite countertop.
1. Buying from direct importer and distributor of natural stone where granite comes directly from quarries with no middle man reduces the cost of granite. The Marble Zone GranitEEZ Countertop prices start as low as $7 per square foot.
2. To save on fabrication look into Prefabricated Granite option. Prefabricated countertops come in popular sizes to fit most common size kitchen. They are finished on all 4 sides and ready to install. If you are looking for granite center island Prefabricated Countertop may be your perfect solution.
3. As for installation expenses DIY granite countertops is an ultimate solution. There are a number of videos on youtube with instructions on how to install granite countertops to help you eliminate installation fee . And The Marble Zone GranitEEZ Countertops and Islands have DVD included in countertop order with detailed installation instructions to guide you through GranitEEZ Countertop and drop-in sink installation.
In addition The Marble Zone prefabricated 54”x25.5” and 86”x25.5” GranitEEZ Countertops include backsplash in countertop order.
4. To go farther on cutting down expenses eliminate sink cut-out. GranitEEZ brand has Sink Kit available for drop-in sink to be installed without cutting granite. Put the kit together and drop your sink in.
On the final happy note -
Granite is a natural stone and comes in wide variety of colors and shades. Buy samples to see the real color and pattern of granite of your choice.