Ready to move your house into the twenty-first century? Performing a granite countertops Baltimore, md update in the kitchen and or bathroom is a great place to start! Granite can give your house an elegance and warmth that the Formica of the old days cannot. It is also pretty inexpensive as opposed to other materials and is versatile enough to go with a variety of fixtures and backsplashes. Granite comes in different grades of quality and colors, so finding the one that suits you should not be hard and will actually be fun to shop around for in the Baltimore area, as there are fifty granite retailers and fabricators.
I want to do granite, but how much is it going to cost me?
In Baltimore, you can expect to pay between $45.00 and $76.00 per square foot with installation included. So depending on how large the area is that you are wanting to do, the quality of the granite you choose and from which retailer you buy it from, the price should fall in that range. If you are thinking more toward the lower end of the price spectrum, discount and wholesale retailers may be the way to go. It’s at least worth a browse around their showrooms or galleries. Whole sellers and discount retailers usually also offer installation as well. Their prices are usually a bit lower than regular retailers, but part of that is due to the inventory being smaller and sometimes of a lesser quality. Does that mean you can’t find something that will work for you? No. In fact, you should visit a couple of wholesale and discount retailers in your journey to find the right granite. Some that come highly recommended by customer ratings in the Baltimore area include; Granite Discounter, MKO Marble & Granite, Masterpieces Granite & Marble, and Cornerstone Marble & Granite. Customers of these discount retailers had great thing to say about their inventory and customer service.
Are there any recommended regular granite retailers I can check out in Baltimore?
Of course! There are about fifty total granite retailers in Baltimore. Many customers, based on their online reviews suggested these particular retailers; Baltimore Granite Direct, RenVision Home Remodeling, Granite $375, and Milestone Granite & Marble. Customers had great things to say about these top rated granite retailers. With any kind of project, it is important to shop around and look at the inventory in many showrooms and galleries, to get the best idea of what you want and where you want to do business.
Installation? What’s best?
Installation is probably the biggest worry for people when they finally buy their granite. The easiest thing to do is to have the retailer/fabricator that you bought it from, send out their installation team which usually includes a general contractor or two, to install your countertops. The installation is typically factored into the price of the granite and you will at least know where to go if you have problems. Retailers/Fabricators with highly recommended installation teams in the Baltimore area are; Accurate Granite, Baltimore Granite Direct, Classic Granite & Marble and Advanced Granite Solutions. These are of the top rated by people just like you that were happy with the work of these retailers’ installation teams. There are also forty more retailers that offer installation teams that you could research as well. If doing a complete remodel of your kitchen and/or bath, an independent contractor can install countertops as well as cabinets and fixtures. However, making sure you get a trustworthy one is very important. Check the BBB, online reviews and see if they have any verifiable references before hiring an independent contractor. Finally, this is one project where DIY doesn’t really save you any money. After buying a slab of granite, cutting it and polishing it, and requiring tools you may not have readily available so have to purchase or rent. This is probably going to end up costing you the same amount if not a little more than just having retail granite installers come in and do it for you.
Baltimore is a beautiful city. Your Baltimore home deserves to be just as beautiful, with new and updated granite countertops.