Granite Countertops can increase the value of your home by $8,644
Granite countertops in Allentown 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. Allentown 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, Allentown 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
|Granite Countertop Cost||215 Square Feet||$11,570.70|
|Granite Countertop Labor||29.4 Hours||$1,413.51|
|Granite Countertop Job Materials and Supplies||200 Square Feet||$523.44|
|Totals - Cost to Install Granite Countertops - 215 Square Feet||$13,507.64|
|Average Cost Per Square Foot||$67.54|
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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.
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Last Updated: Sep 25, 2019
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