Did you know October is kitchen and bath month? Well, it is! It’s a great time to upgrade your countertops because now is the best time to do it before the holiday season. To help you prepare for your countertop installation, we have prepared this handy dandy guide to ensure you know what to do and expect in a countertop remodel.
The first thing you will want to do in any home project is to establish your budget. Having your budget planned out beforehand will help you avoid unnecessary costs down the line, and guide you through the process. By have an allotted amount, you will have a realistic expectation of what you will be able to accomplish in any project.
Planning is important when taking on any project and this goes for countertop installations too. You want to be prepared for extra help or if there might be delays with family schedules. It is good to plan ahead to know that your project will come out just the way you want it!
3. Know Your Space
If you are changing the layout of your kitchen or bathroom it’s a good idea to have an idea of what you want and don’t want for your new look. Cutting Edge Countertops’ knowledgeable team will be able to provide further assistance as to what can be done, the opportunities that lie ahead and so much more. Some things to take into account for a complete renovation are plumbing, electrical connections and traffic patterns in the home.
4. In-Home Measurement
Before you head off to the showroom and slab house it’s very important to take some measurements and dimensions of your current space. These don’t have to be exact but they will give us an idea of how much work needs done on your installation before we get started.
5. Select Your Slab
This is the fun part: selecting your favorite countertop material. At Cutting Edge Countertops, our extensive selection of countertop materials includes stunning natural stones like marble and granite, durable quartz, adaptable solid surface and more. We offer surfaces from the top manufacturers in the country with over 500 different slab types and edge details. Click here to view our wide portfolio of countertop brands, materials, colors and finishes to find the perfect match for your home.
6. Measure & Template
This is when things get real! It’s time to plan and schedule a team member at Cutting Edge Countertops to visit your home to template your space and gather all of the necessary information about your installation. No one wants surprises with extra charges or unforeseen problems that can come up during any installation, that’s why we take highly accurate measurements that’ll give you the perfect amount of space for your counters.
7. Prepare your Home
On the day of your installation, it’s important to clear pathways and entryways for our team to carefully enter your home with your new, gorgeous material. Please remove all items from existing counters to ensure a smooth removal and installation process.
8. Leave the Rest to the Pros!
It’s time to sit back and relax while we do the work, and we promise, this is going to happen quickly! Your new countertops will be installed and ready for you to enjoy in no time. Once the work is complete, our installers will review the job with you and answer any questions you may have.
Looking to understand the process in more detail? We have ironed out our customer experience cycle so you can read further into the nitty gritty of the countertop installation process.
We can’t wait for you to start your home renovation shortly! Be sure to contact us when you are ready to start your project and our team will be happy to assist you every step of the way.