If you have ever installed a countertop before, then you know just how difficult it can be. Not only that, countertops that are not installed properly won’t last very long and anybody will be able to tell if they were improperly installed. Just know that it is better to hire a countertop installer no matter what. Unless you have a bunch of experience installing granite countertops, I would not recommend that you try it.
The biggest problem when installing granite on kitchen counters is that people don’t have all the right equipment and they are usually in a rush to get it done. This is why I highly recommend that any homeowner hires this task out. Yes, this will cost you a decent amount of money but it is well worth it. Don’t be like so many homeowners and think you can install granite countertops when you really don’t know how. This is a tough thing to do and most people don’t have the skills to do it. Trust me, you will be much better off paying for a professional to come to your home and install your granite countertops for you.
Another reason why you should hire a granite countertop installer is because they will know the exact process to take in order to get the granite countertops installed correctly. Some people may not know this but the weakest point on any granite piece is the corner. The reason why I want to make sure that you understand this is because I don’t want you to try to install your countertops and crack a thousand dollar piece of granite because you were not informed. I understand that you want to get through this installation by spending as little as possible, however, with granite that is not always the case.
Before you choose to buy granite you should always think to yourself – What other costs will there be. In my experience it is better to ask the person selling the granite if they also install it. Some granite yards will actually have a granite installer on hand, so when you buy through them you will also get a professional installation as well.