We pride ourselves on streamlining our process from slab to kitchen within 5 to 7 days from measurement. In this article, I wanted to share with you our process from start to finish. This will also give you an idea of how to prepare for your new kitchen which will help the process tremendously.
Before you come to our showroom it is a great idea to get measurements of your existing kitchen countertops. Write them down in inches and bring them with you for your initial consultation.
In the beginning, we will discuss your project. Decide on a stone and set expectations. It is our goal to educate you on our products, the process, and the best options for your kitchen and your personal situation.
If you have your measurements with you when you come this will help us give you an estimate during your initial visit. We will then schedule a measurement appointment with you at your convenience and get the final cut measurements and update your estimate with the correct square footage.
During your initial consultation, you will decide on the type of countertop material we use in your kitchen. Granite, marble, quartz, or even soapstone.
You will then decide on your countertop edge profile. This can be free and paid edges. We offer several free options for you but we do have many upgraded edges that may fit your design needs.
From there we will start setting dates and pricing.
Measurements are a very important part of the process. We must come to your home to get measurements for our machines and fabricators to use in the process of creating your new kitchen.
Our measurements are based on countertop standards and may cause your square footage to vary slightly from your original measurement.
Some quick tips to speed up the process and ensure accuracy:
Once you get your final estimate we will request your deposit. This is 50% of the total invoice. Once this is paid we will place you on our installation schedule and start fabrication.
If you have a stone that requires a lot of attention to detail in terms of placement of our templates, vein matching, and book matching then you may schedule an appointment to help us decide which parts of the slab you wish to use for certain areas of your countertops. Be sure to ask your sales rep for this free service.
It is now installation day and you are just moments away from enjoying your new kitchen countertops. Here are some tips for installation day that we suggest you follow:
We do not offer any plumbing services. You will need to hire your own plumber to reconnect any plumbing connections including sinks and faucets.
Our process is pretty simple and we hope you understand. It is to ensure the best possible service and outcome of your kitchen countertops. If you have any questions please call your sales rep.
If you want to learn more about the different types of materials for countertops, see granite colors or learn how to take care and clean your countertops then check out CountertopAdvisor.com.