The Real Cost of Countertops

Let’s talk about the real cost of countertops.

Have you been asking yourself how much granite countertops cost?

If you are considering redoing your kitchen and are looking for new countertops then you may have heard that granite countertops are expensive.

In fact, there may be a number of facts about granite countertops that will surprise you, including that the cost is similar to other countertop materials.

Granite Countertops Are Comparable To Quartz

Did you  know that when it comes to cost, granite countertops are comparable to other countertop materials such as corian and quartz?

It is a myth that granite countertops are exceptionally expensive. In fact, the truth is that the price of a granite countertop will vary greatly depending on the slab of granite that you choose.

There are a number of factors that will affect the price of your granite countertop such as:

  • Pattern – if you choose a more common pattern it will be cheaper than a rare slab of granite
  • Size – the size of your countertop will certainly affect the price
  • Contractor – the cost of cutting and installing your granite will depend on the contractor you choose to do business with

The unique beauty of a granite countertop makes it a popular choice among homeowners and many homeowners prefer to choose granite over other types of countertop materials because of the beautiful colours, patterns, grains and designs it is available in.


As a natural stone there are many unique benefits to using granite including:

  • Resistance to water, heat and bacteria
  • Durability
  • Hardness
  • Low-maintenance

Although granite is low-maintenance, it does require periodic sealing in order to maintain its luster and shine.

Contact NuStone Transformations today for a free, in-home consultation and we will help you determine overall granite countertops cost.