Granite countertop installation cost
2017 Granite countertop cost calculator
All numbers should be entered as real numbers which are bigger than 0 (zero) for specific value or equal to zero for no value parameters.
1 W – width of granite countertop area in inches. Input real numbers means 1/4 inches = 0.25; 1/2” = 0.5; 3/4” = 0.75 and so on.
2 L – length of granite countertop area in inches. Input real numbers only.
Granite countertop cost calculator computes total countertop square footage, average fabrication time, typical in-home installation time, total cost of kitchen countertop and per square foot charge to get granite countertop installed.
3 Price of granite is an initial amount spent on purchasing one square foot of granite. Granite price mainly depends on color, country of origin, and stone thickness.
4 Cost of fabrication per square foot is a fee for cutting granite to sizes from the slab, polishing edges, and making sink (cooktop) cutouts. Fabrication of granite countertops normally performed in the shop.
5 For creating custom designed edge profiles such as ogee, waterfall or cove, natural stone countertop fabricators normally charge an extra fee.
6 Charges for delivering fabricated in the shop granite pieces and actual in-home installation depend on travel distance, countertop dimensions, and installation complexity.
7 Total square footage of granite countertop is an actual size of kitchen countertop in square feet.
8 Fabrication time is a typical time necessary for fabricating granite countertop in the shop after in-home measurements. Fabrication time might greatly vary and depends not only on countertop size and shape, but on in-stock color availability and a number of orders placed before.
9 In-home installation time is an average time in hours necessary for an experienced crew to install a kitchen countertop on-site. Basic installation doesn’t include removing an existing countertop or any other preparation work.
10 Total cost of granite countertop installation is a gross amount homeowners should expect to pay for a new granite countertop installed.
11 Granite countertop cost per square foot is a total charge for granite countertop installation per square foot.
Cost comparison gives an idea what you can expect to save in case of picking up fabricated in the shop granite pieces and completing countertop installation as a do it yourself project.