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How Much Does it Cost to Service Granite Countertops in Boston?

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Granite Countertops can increase the value of your home by $8,792

Granite countertops in Boston are made out of granite, a light-colored igneous rock that contains grains big enough for a human eye to see. Granite normally forms below earth through the slow crystallization of magma. It is composed of quartz and feldspar with very minimal amount of mica, amphiboles, and other minerals. Through time, people mined graphite and started incorporating them with different equipment and materials to provide extra durability. An example of which are granite countertops. Boston granite countertops have become a material of choice among many homeowners that want to remodel their kitchen due to granite’s durability when used as a home décor. Granite countertops are very sturdy so cookware, knives, and cutleries can be used against it without worrying about incurring scratches on the surface.

Fair price breakdown

When first introduced in the market, Boston granite countertops were very expensive and could only be seen in the houses of wealthy homeowners. However, it started to become more and more affordable for regular people to purchase it in the recent years. Granite has become the best natural stone countertop material because of it’s a lot easier to repair and install as compared to other materials. A granite slab can cost as low as $5 and as high as $20 per square foot. On the other hand, a granite tile costs between $5 and $15 per square foot.

Estimated final cost for granite countertops

Item Quantity Fair Price
Granite Countertop Cost 215 Square Feet $11,625.13
Granite Countertop Labor 29.4 Hours $1,587.55
Granite Countertop Job Materials and Supplies 200 Square Feet $525.90
Totals - Cost to Install Granite Countertops - 215 Square Feet $13,738.57
Average Cost Per Square Foot $68.69

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Installing a granite countertop can cost a homeowner approximately $1700, excluding the cost of the granite itself. The cost includes labor that normally runs around $300 to $500, the edging that costs $200 to $300, the materials to be used (not inclusive of granite), amounting from $400 to $600 and the seams that range from $200 to $300. With granite material included, the total can cost a homeowner around $2000 to $4000. The design, colour, and pattern of the granite can also add to the cost. Always remember that the more complicated the design is, the more expensive the countertop will be.

Suffolk County Granite Countertops FAQ

Granite is a natural stone that has been sliced from mountains. Because of that, the color of granite differs between pieces and more often than not, within the slab itself. You may also get disappointed by the imperfections, but rest assured that they are basically natural to the product.

Granite countertops cost more than the other materials like laminate. Granite is quite complex and should only be handled by experienced countertop manufacturers. That can greatly affect the price of a granite countertop.

Yes. Granite is basically formed from hot magma and can withstand heat up to 1,800 degrees, but is always recommend to use a hot pad or trivet.

Granite countertops are easy to maintain. Mild dish soap and water are fine for daily cleaning. However, every once a week, it is advisable to use a natural stone cleaner to help maintain the sealer and shine. You need to stay away from abrasive or acidic cleaners like vinegar or bleach. If the granite countertop gets stained, there are easy-to-use stain removers available.

No, you do not need to buy full slabs at all. The cost of the materials used in your project should always be considered. That is the advantage of choosing a trusted fabricator that not only manufactures and installs countertops, but carries countless assortments of granite slabs to choose from.

Last Updated: Oct 13, 2019

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    Adamo Stone Center

    Rating: 62
    574 E 1st St. 
    BostonMA  02127
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    Baystate Countertops, Inc.

    Rating: 59
    36 Allen Street. 
    SomervilleMA  02143
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    Eastern Cabinet Shop Incorporated

    Rating: 62
    1450 Hyde Park Ave. 
    Hyde ParkMA  02136
  • 4

    MODERN COUNTERTOPS

    Rating: 61
    360 EASTERN AVE. 
    MaldenMA  02148
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    Good Plastic Products

    Rating: 58
    MaldenMA  02148
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    K & L Concrete Designs

    Rating: 62
    500 Boylston St. 
    BostonMA  02116