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How Much Does it Cost to Service a Marble Countertop in San Jose?

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Marble countertops in San Jose are considered to be some of the most expensive countertops available in the market today. Despite the price, they are also among the most long-lasting types of countertops that you can purchase for your home kitchen. The lifespan of marble countertops in San Jose could range from 50 to more than 100 years if it were well taken care of. You might have seen some ancient statues made hundreds or thousands of years ago and most of them are made of marble. San Jose marble countertops are available in a multitude of colors. The color of a marble stone is usually determined by the area from which it was mined, while its natural color and glow are enhanced by the finishing process. Because marble is naturally mined and not manufactured, each piece of marble stone used for countertops has their own unique and distinct design and appearance. Because of this, it is quite difficult to find a matching piece of marble if you want to add extra length to your countertop. Marble countertops in San Jose can resist the heat of high temperatures and are fireproof. However, their finish can be damaged if they get into contact with hot items like pots and pans. To protect the surface, it is important to use countertop mats and boards.

Fair price breakdown

The minimum cost of marble countertops in San Jose is around $40 per square foot while its maximum cost is $13,013 per square foot. On average, a marble countertop can cost around $60 per square foot. The cost of marble countertops in San Jose are affected by many factors like the material used and labor. The process of installing marble countertops lasts approximately 10 hours. The cost of labor will range from $30 to $50. For a regular 53 square feet marble countertop, expect to pay around $13,013 to $17,237 for labor cost alone. The tools and equipment required to install the countertop will usually play between $1,177 and $1,177.

Estimated final cost for marble countertops

Item Quantity Fair Price
Marble Countertop Cost 215 Square Feet $12,799.17
Marble Countertop Labor 32.4 Hours $1,797.74
Marble Countertop Job Materials and Supplies 200 Square Feet $528.66
Totals - Cost to Install Marble Countertops - 215 Square Feet $15,125.57
Average Cost Per Square Foot $75.63

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Material is the biggest contributor to the cost of marble countertops in San Jose. Marble comes in many types and each has its own price. Carrara marble is the most common and the least expensive among the marble selection. Marble also has classifications that determine its price. The classification usually depends on the appearance and how much repair it has undergone in the factory before installation. A-rated marbles have very few flaws. B-rated may mean few flaws but the marble may contain visible pitting and fissures. C-rated marbles have flaws that will need factory repairs. D-rated marbles are the cheapest because of many factory fixed flaws.

Santa Clara County Marble Countertops FAQ

Follow the rule of the thumb that says never use anything that you wouldn't use on your hands. When cleaning your marble countertop, avoid using powdered cleaning solutions or abrasive pads and steel wools. Some cleaners have pumice that is a type of volcanic stone. This is damaging to marble countertops and other stones as well. Do not use acidic products. Only use solutions that are exclusively made to clean your countertop and use soft cloth only.

Cultured marble is a blend of marble particles and resins that are mixed with pigments to create a wide range of colors and realistic, natural looking patterns. Unlike mined marble, cultured marble is casted in molds to create specific pieces such as bathtubs, sinks, countertops, backsplashes, moldings and trim, shower walls and shower pans.

Yes. Micro-voids usually appear on marble during the re-crystallization process. Marble has a porosity level .5% to 2% making them susceptible to stains.

Last Updated: Dec 7, 2019

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    Diamond Tile Restoration

    Rating: 92
    2731 Junction Ave. #640935. 
    San JoseCA  95134
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    Handyman Connection of Mountain View

    Rating: 91
    830 Stewart Dr. Suite 258. 
    SunnyvaleCA  94085
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    J P Countertops

    Rating: 87
    4710 Del Loma Court. 
    CampbellCA  95008
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    American Builders Marble

    Rating: 57
    2128 N 1st St. 
    San JoseCA  95131
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    Vargas Construction

    Rating: 87
    San JoseCA  95116
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    C & B Custom Countertops

    Rating: 57
    3710 Charter Park Dr.. 
    San JoseCA  95136