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How Much Does it Cost to Service a Wood Countertop in Allentown?

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There are a lot of countertops available today. Each has its own characteristic, benefits, and design. However, if you want to add more warmth and cozy appeal to your home kitchen, you might consider wood countertops Allentown. Wood countertops Allentown are among the top choices of many homeowners for their countertop needs because of their natural beauty. Not only that, but they also offer many advantages that are proven to be very beneficial. There are also a lot of wood varieties that you can choose for a wood countertop. You may choose from a wide selection that includes maple, cherry, birch, oak, and teak. There is also a wide range of stains and finishes that you can choose for your wood countertop and different wood countertops Allentown designs that you can check out like face grain, parquet, end grain flanks, and butcher black. Aside from that, the designs available for Allentown wood countertops can match any home and kitchen style like traditional, Mediterranean, modern, contemporary, and eclectic home styles. They are also environment-friendly. Most wood countertops Allentown today are made out of salvaged wood that was repurposed.

Fair price breakdown

There are several factors to consider in determining the cost of wood countertops Allentown installation. First is the material. It is a common rule that when you are purchasing a wood countertop, the more durable the wood, the higher the cost will be. Material cost may range from $30 to $200 per square foot depending on the wood type. Maple wood can cost you $45 to $75 per square foot. Walnut is around $100 per square foot. Butcher block is approximately $40 to $65 per square foot and teak is estimated to be around $130 per square foot.

Estimated final cost for wood countertops

Item Quantity Fair Price
Butcher Block Countertop Cost 215 Square Feet $7,026.46
Butcher Block Countertop Labor 21.2 Hours $1,290.06
Butcher Block Countertop Job Materials and Supplies 200 Square Feet $505.81
Butcher Block Countertop Equipment Allowance $60.09
Totals - Cost to Install Butcher Block Countertops - 215 Square Feet $8,882.41
Average Cost Per Square Foot $44.42

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On average, homeowners pay around $30 to $60 per square foot for wood countertops Allentown installation. The labor cost can be between $60 to $100 depending on the wood used and the difficulty of installation. You might also spend $10 per square foot for the wood edging and $20 per square foot for staining.

Lehigh County Wood Countertops FAQ

Yes. It is perfectly safe to use the surface of your wood countertop for chopping. However, it might not be good for your knives.

No. Wood countertops are proven to be antimicrobial and will not harbor any growth of germs or bacteria, molds, and mildew.

There are many available finishes for wood countertops. You can use organic oil varnish to make your wood countertop water and stain resistant. Other finishes are linseed oil and wax. These two should frequently be re-applied, leave residue, and are not resistant to stains. Film finishes like polyurethane and conversion varnish are not organic and do not penetrate the wood. Because of this, they may expose wood countertop to moisture when they get damaged.

To prevent scratches, you may apply sealant coating to your wood countertop. A sealed countertop is not only scratch proof. It can also be used for cutting and is easier to clean and maintain. This can also make your wood countertop waterproof.

Provided that your wood countertops are cleaned regularly and are well-maintained, you can expect them to last for many years. You may have them refinished every now and then to restore their appearance.

Last Updated: Sep 25, 2020

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    Kitchens by Wieland

    Rating: 59
    4210 W. Tilghman Street. 
    AllentownPA  18104
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    Dunstan Enterprises Dba D And D Custom Cabinetry And Countertops

    Rating: 80
    5925 Tilghman Street - Suite 150. 
    AllentownPA  18104
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    Dave's Countertops

    Rating: 81
    136 Linden Street. 
    AllentownPA  18102
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    Stellar Stone Fabrications LLC

    Rating: 58
    1801 Union Blvd. 
    AllentownPA  18109
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    Stone Surfaces of PA

    Rating: 57
    1139 Lehigh Ave. 
    AllentownPA  18103
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    Kitchens by Wieland

    Rating: 60
    4210 W. Tilghman Street. 
    AllentownPA  18104