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How to Choose a Granite Installer in Denver

May 3, 2017

Installing Denver granite in your home is a job that is best left to the professionals. There are dozens of companies that claim they can install granite, so how should you choose which one you should hire? Here are some tips to help you find a reliable company to install your granite:

Learn about their equipment.

Before hiring a company, ask them what equipment they use to cut the granite. It’s important that the equipment isn’t too old, otherwise you may not get a clean cut. If the granite is not cut correctly, the company will not be able to seam it properly either, so the entire job will look sloppy.

Don’t choose based on price alone.

If you’re remodeling your home, you may be looking for ways to cut costs at every corner, but it’s very important that you don’t choose a granite installer based on the cost alone. First, low costs could indicate that the quality of the company’s work is not good enough to justify higher prices. It could also indicate that the company is using low quality materials. Granite comes in different grade levels, including building, standard, and premium grades. Low grade granite will likely have unattractive veining or pitting, which is why it is priced so low. Learn more about grading granite countertops.

Plus, sometimes a company will sell you by offering you a low price, only to upcharge you later on in the process. For example, a company may only quote you on the cost of the materials, but won’t tell you that they will be charging you more to fit the granite around your sinks and appliances. Be sure to ask for a quote that includes all charges so you know exactly what you should expect.

Read online reviews.

Do a quick Google search of the company before you officially hire them to see what other customers have said about them in the past. If you see one bad review and 20 positive ones, then it’s fair to say that you should ignore the bad review. But, if there are pages and pages of complaints, this should be a cause for concern.

Ask for pictures.

Every granite installer should be able to show you pictures of some of their past work. In fact, most companies will have a book of photos or a page on their website dedicated to their work. If a company is not willing to show you pictures of homes they’ve worked on, or if they only show you one or two pictures, it’s best that you find another company with a bit more experience.

Contact Natural Stone Sales in Denver for help with installing granite around your home. Our expert staff has been working one-on-one with customers in the Denver area for over three decades. We specialize in providing superior and personalized natural stone and hardwood services using only the highest quality products on the market. Contact us today to find out how we can create a beautiful custom look for your home!