Granite countertops. Who doesn’t want this polished, versatile and gorgeous stone gracing their kitchen and/or bathroom counters? It is simply an easy way to give a room a brand new look and added elegance. Granite comes in so many colors and qualities, it won’t be hard to find something you like in regards to granite countertops in the Birmingham, AL area.
What are some top rated retailers/fabricators in the Birmingham Area?
With approximately fifty-two retailers/fabricators, there is plenty of shopping around to be done in Birmingham. Some of the top rated retailers based on customer reviews are; Locust Forks Granite & Marble, Monk’s Flooring, ASA Granite of Birmingham Inc., and Custom Stone. These retailers found favor with previous customers all receiving a perfect five star rating.
Would you recommend discount retailers?
Yes! Discount and wholesale retailers and fabricators are a great way to save some money, since usually their pricing is a bit lower than regular retailers. However, you should note that wholesale and discount granite retailers may not have the selection or the highest quality as regular granite retailers would. Don’t let that scare you, it’s always worth a peek to see if there is something you love for your home. With thirty-six discount and wholesale retailers in Birmingham, there are plenty of galleries and showrooms to visit. Some of the wholesale and Discount retailers that come highly recommended by online reviews include; Locust Fork Granite & Marble, ASI Stone Imports, Southern Stone Design, and Pelham Marble Company Inc.,. Another great thing about whole sellers and discount granite retailers is that they usually still offer installation!
What is the cost of granite in Birmingham?
Granite goes for $46.00-$75.00 per square foot, including installation. This is consistent with the national average price for granite.
How should I go about having it installed? Is this something I can do?
Installing granite countertops is something you could, potentially, do yourself. It requires buying a slab of granite, cutting it to the measurements of your kitchen or bathroom counters and polishing it for that shiny look. This could cause you to have to buy tools you don’t already have handy at home and also has the potential to cause a huge headache! Honestly, if you have to buy tools and the slab of granite, you are not really saving any money by making it a DIY project. By hiring an installer, you may just save your sanity too! Installers provided from retailers/fabricators are an experienced granite countertop installation team, sometimes made up of general contractors. These types of installers in Birmingham number about thirty-eight. The best rated in the area are; Locust Fork Granite & Marble, Design and Tile Stone, Inc., Southern Stone Inc. and Select Granite. Customers were very pleased with these installers, as far as quality of their workmanship and the time in which they finished the project. Finally, you can hire an independent contractor, just do your research and find a highly recommended one with good BBB ratings.
Getting that warm glow in your kitchen and bath, is only a few looks around one of Birmingham’s fine granite showrooms. No matter the look you are going for, friendly retailers around the city will be happy to assist you!