granite countertops price

granite countertops price comparison chart


There are a lot of material options for countertops in the market. Some of these options are, formica, corian countertops, granite countertops, quartz countertops, soapstone countertops, quartzite countertops, and marble countertops.

There are different price brackets for these material options for kitchen countertops. The least expensive countertop option would be formica. It would be very inexpensive to get some formica material from a hardware store, cut to the size and install it yourself. On the other hand, hiring a professional to fabricate and have him install your formica countertops would cost a little bit more. The material cost, plus fabrication cost, and easy installation would make formica countertops price the least expensive of all.

Corian countertops would be the second least expensive countertop option. It would be advisable to hire a professional to measure, and install your corian countertops. The brand Corian also many texturing quartz countertops these days. They use the same name so they are quartz countertops.

Granite countertops has a very broad price range. It would be possible to find granite countertops starting at $40 a square foot up to $400 a square foot installed. Some of the least expensive granite options would compete with Corian in terms of price.

Quartz countertops price usually starts at $45 a square foot and could be up to $110 a square foot installed. The price window is a lot narrower for quartz countertops compared with granite. If you’re looking to get marble looking nice crisp countertops, quartz countertops could be still at very affordable prices in comparison with real marble. It will not be very possible to find nice marble looking granite slabs. Granite has its own unique look, and that look is not similar to marble at all.

Soapstone countertops usually come in green, gray, and black colors. the price of soapstone countertops would be between $70 a square foot of $100 a square foot depending on the kind.

Marble countertops are losing their popularity a little bit in recent years. The reason is wear and tear. Quartz countertops imitate a nice marble look with higher durability and better pricing. And white carrara marble would cost around $75 square foot installed, whereas calacatta marble countertops price would be between $200 square foot up to $400 square foot depending on the lot.

Quartzite countertops are usually high-end in pricing. The price usually starts at $80 a square foot could be up to $200 a square foot depending on the kind. Taj Mahal quartzite is one of the most popular quartzite options. The price for Taj Mahal would be between $100 a square foot up to $200 a square foot based on the slab. Bianco Macubas is a very reasonably priced quartzite slab. The price of the stone would be $70 a square foot of $100 a square foot. Hard quartzite countertops are also very durable, they are scratched and heat resistant. On the other hand, they can be very absorbent so they will need to be resealed more frequently than granite countertops.

All in all, granite countertops, and quartz countertops are the two most very popular countertop options. The durability of these stones in addition to their pricing makes them very attractive. Here at Columbus granite, we offer every bit from this selection. We have many granite, and quartz slabs to choose from, besides soapstone, quartzite, and marble.

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