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Your home is an extension of your personality. To increase its value, you need to show your home some love. One of the best ways to improve the aesthetics of your home is to get it remodeled. A meticulously planned and flawlessly executed home remodeling project will not just focus on improving the aesthetic appeal of your abode, but will also enhance its functionality. When planning a home remodeling project, keep some funds aside for purchasing and getting a granite countertop installed. Granite countertops are both functional and aesthetically appealing. Granite is known for its excellent wear and heat resistance. With proper care, your granite countertop will last longer than common countertop options. Before you move forward with your granite installation project in Atlanta, estimate its cost.

How Much Do Granite Countertops Cost?

Expect to pay between $50 and $200 per sq. ft. to get a slab of granite countertop installed. Most homeowners pay $80-$110 per sq. ft. That’d be around $2,185-$4,280 for an average-sized kitchen. Your actual cost will depend on different factors such as the granite type, size, and thickness. The best part about opting for a granite countertop near you is that granite countertops are available in a range of designs, colors, and patterns.

Cost Breakdown

Your kitchen countertop surface should be at least 160 inches wide and 24 inches deep. The estimates for that amount of countertop space are as follows:

  • Labor Cost

Expect to pay between $15 and $45 per sq. ft. for labor. This will include debris disposal, fabrication, and sink cutouts. Expect to pay around $200 to get the slab delivered to your location.

  • Countertop Removal/Disposal Cost

If you want to get an existing countertop replaced, expect to pay $4-$7 per sq. ft. on old countertop removal. Most homeowners spend between $100 and $200 to get rid of their old countertop. Your actual cost will depend on the type and size of your countertop.

  • Average Granite Prices

Granite slabs are usually priced from $39 to $160 per square foot. Most homeowners spend between $45 and $65 per square foot. Granite tile costs $6-$10 per square foot, while the average price of modular granite is $15-$40 per square foot. If you wish to use imported granite, expect to pay 30 percent more.

Some Factors That Impact Granite Countertop Installation Cost

  • Color: Darker shades and less common colors such as blue, red, and purple are usually priced $10 per sq. ft. more than their commonly used counterparts.
  • The cost of granite backsplash: Expect to pay $14 per linear foot to get your backsplash seamed and edged.
  • Finishing costs: Expect to pay $1.50 per square foot or more on finishing.


Frequently Asked Questions

On average, granite countertops cost $2,500 (for 158 inches of countertop frontage). An installation professional will charge $50-$200 per sq. ft. for installation.

Granites with a rare color and pattern.

Fabricators charge between and $36 per sq. ft. to transform a slab into a finished countertop.

Granite tile: $6-$10 per sq. ft.
Modular granite: $15-$40 per sq. ft., and
Uba Tuba: $39-$44 per sq. ft.

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Thinking of adding a granite countertop to your kitchen? 1st Choice Remodel ATL would be happy to help. We are one of the most trusted home remodelers in Atlanta. We transform houses into homes. Over the years, we have helped several homeowners fall in love with their homes all over again. To consult a remodeling expert, call us at 678.640.2272.

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