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Stone & Granite Countertop Installers in Chicago, IL

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Prescreened Stone & Granite Counter Installers in Chicago, IL

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MG Granite, Inc.
(815) 321-6690
Areas of Expertise
  • Countertop Repair/Installation
  • Bathroom Countertops
  • Custom Granite work
Reviews
06-12-2018
SB D.

"They are right on top of their game. "

Master's Touch
(312) 288-0568
Areas of Expertise
  • Drywall - Repair
  • Handyman for Multiple Small Projects
  • Interior Painting or Staining: 1 - 2 Rooms
  • Interior or Exterior Painting or Staining - Small Projects
  • Customer Service
Reviews
01-04-2019
Cenna L. in Chicago, IL

"Master’s Touch did a wonderful job on my project. Very courteous, timely, professional, and neat. They installed new cabinet hardware on my I ...kitchen cabinets. will use them again. "

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Fix It Chicago, Inc.
(815) 321-0388
Areas of Expertise
  • Full Gut Renovations- kitchen, bath, basement
  • Interior or Exterior Painting or Staining
  • Flooring Install- wood, laminate, vinyl, tile
  • Painting
  • Residential and Commercial
Reviews
01-28-2019
Natalie ..

"Fix It Chicago did an awesome basement renovation for me. They were very forth coming in regards to pricing. They did and excellent job. I this ...highly recommend company. "

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Perfection Counter Tops, Inc.
(866) 351-9022
Areas of Expertise
  • Built-In Furniture - Construct
  • Laminate Countertops - Install
  • Granite and Marble Countertops
Reviews
03-06-2015
Lee W. in Chicago, IL

"My counter top is beautiful and exceeded my expectations. Carol was very helpful, but not pushy. Ernesto and his crew did a marvelous job. ...The installation was perfect. Would definitely recommend this company. Price was very reasonable. Lee C "

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Quality Granite & Marble
(815) 321-0515
Areas of Expertise
  • Stone Slab Countertops - Install (Granite, Marble, Quartz, et
  • Serving Chicagoland since 2004
  • Quality material, Quality workmanship, Quick turnaround time 5-7 days from measure
  • Professional Measurement, Professional Installation, Exceptional Customer Service
  • One Stop Shop, Diresct Imports of Slabs, In house fabrication, Installation, Licensed & Insured
Reviews
03-21-2019
Terry J.

"i was pleased with their commitment, quality and integrity from the beginning of the project up to the end . "

Imperial Granite & Marble, Inc.
(312) 279-1991
Areas of Expertise
  • Fabrication and Installation. Countertops, Vanities, Fireplaces and more....
  • Quartz
  • Granite
  • Marble
  • Sinks
Reviews
01-30-2019
Floyd L. in Highland Park, IL

"Nic folks "

Jose's Interior Remodels
(312) 288-0819
Areas of Expertise
  • 16+ Years in Construction Industry
  • Bricklayer, Stone and Mason Union Member Since 1998
  • OSHA Certified
  • Bathroom and Kitchen Remodels
Reviews
11-19-2018
Shearita H. in Chicago, IL

"Jose did an excellent job remodeling my kitchen. He was willing to go back & change whatever I wanted to make sure I was satisfied. He at ...was always my home on time & I never had to worry if he would show up. I have & I will call him again to do other jobs in my home. "

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Precise Granite Countertops
(312) 288-0556
Areas of Expertise
  • Granite Countertops
Reviews
02-21-2019
Lisa W. in CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL

"Very reliable Company. I would recommend Preciise to install granite countertops. Accurate cutting. Just very professional. Most of all, ...cost was extremely reasonable and the Company didn't take forever to get the job done. "

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GQM Stone Solutions, Inc.
(312) 288-0554
Areas of Expertise
  • Granite Installations
Reviews
04-02-2019
Donna W. in Roselle, IL

"First Martha worked with me to determine what I wanted for countertops and a vanity top. She is extremely responsive she is super customer then ...conscious. Victor came and did the measurements and made recommendations for edging again all good. Installation day we hit some bumps with the fabrication HOWEVER Victor was quick to provide a solution and compensation for any inconvenience. The installers did not speak fluid English but they were courteous and conscientious and hard working to get the job done right. So yes we hit a bump in the road but it was quickly overcome and I have beautiful granite countertops now. "

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Unscreened Countertop Contractors in Chicago, Illinois

Granite Solution 1, Inc.
13440 S. Kolmar
Crestwood, IL 60445
Metro Tile International, Inc.
P.O. Box 6454
Bloomingdale, IL 60108
Yartex Construction Company
631 E. Pleasure Dr.
Mundelein, IL 60060
Daves Remodeling
1152 Westmoore/myers Rd.
Lombard, IL 60148
Kitchen Solvers of Cicero
2237 S. 60th Court
Cicero, IL 60804

Things to Consider Before You Install Stone Slab Counters:

  • What best describes this countertop project?
  • Is this project part of a larger remodel?
  • Select the types of solid stone you are interested in:

    Granite
    Marble
    Quartz
    Want recommendation
  • Select the features for your countertop:

    Backsplash
    Cooktop cutouts
    Custom shape
    Radius corners
    New sink

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Chicago Granite Counters

You've seen them on home improvement shows, manufacturer's brochures, and in person, but somehow, homeowners never get tired of granite counters. Chicago residents who want elegance and performance for their kitchens or bathrooms know that granite is a material that can satisfy both these criteria. In Chicago, granite counters are found in prominent commercial settings as well in residences, and add a touch of class just about anywhere they are installed. With a long-standing reputation as one of the best materials money can buy, there are many reasons to choose granite for your home.

Benefits
The Windy City is home to many different kinds of people in many different situations. Though people's tastes in aesthetics are as diverse as their taste in food, in Chicago, granite countertops are going to be at home in nearly every setting. No matter what look or feel you're trying to create, granite counters add a compliment that speaks of both history and luxury without getting pretentious. There is more, however, to Chicago granite countertops than just good looks.

When it comes to performance, granite is hard to beat. Able to hold up to just about any common kitchen or bathroom use for decades at a time, installing a granite counter is a great course for those who don't want to replace their counters ever again. No matter what kind of food preparation your kitchen is likely to see, your granite counter will be able to handle it.

In Chicago, granite counters are also a good financial benefit. Two of the most heavily scrutinized areas when trying to sell a property are kitchens and bathrooms. When adorned with attractive, solid granite counters, Chicago's prospective homebuyers are going to give these areas a second glance in a very good way. Another thing to consider is the fact that granite countertops often gain rather than lose value with age!

Drawbacks
Like any material, there are a few cons to go with the significant amount pros you get with granite countertops. Chicago homes that are deficient in many other areas might find that putting in a high end granite counter will actually point out rather than hide a property's other flaws. It is also important to understand that, though they are very strong and durable, granite counters are not indestructible. Like all natural stone, granite is somewhat porous; it can be sealed to reduce the likelihood of stains, but a puddle of red wine left to sit for hours can certainly leave its mark (especially on lighter colored stone). Granite counters hold up pretty well to heat, but it is still a good idea to use a trivet to protect the surface from burn scars.

Reasons to Install
Opting to install granite counters is often a purely aesthetic choice. There are, however, many other reasons why this material is perfect for your Windy City home. They are extremely durable; while no material is impenetrable, granite holds up well when exposed to common kitchen conditions. It is difficult to stain or burn (this is especially true of darker, high-quality granite), and is virtually immune to knife work of any kind. Additionally, your granite counters can literally last a lifetime as long as you make good on the maintenance stipulated by the manufacturer.

In Chicago, granite counters are also popular for a reason that is just as practical as the ones above, but has little to do with the physical properties of the stone itself. Homeowners looking for home improvement projects that will increase resale value and make their property more marketable need look no further. When prospective buyers see quality material like granite counters, they are more likely to find your home desirable. If well maintained, granite counters actually increase in value over time!

Special Concerns
Natural materials like granite and quartz are highly prized and can look good in almost any setting. There are, however, some considerations with natural stone that are simply not a factor with other materials. For example, while there should be little problem installing materials such as acrylic solid surface or laminate in just about any kitchen or bathroom in Chicago, granite counter tops are much heavier than these synthetic materials and might require structural reinforcement in older homes where this kind of weight was simply not anticipated by the builders. Also, natural stone is a porous product. Opting for the highest quality granite can reduce the degree of porous-ness your counter will have, but no natural stone will be completely impervious to pooled liquid on its own. You'll have to have your granite counters sealed periodically to prevent stains.

Another aspect of installing Chicago granite counters that is worth considering is the overall appearance of the setting it will be placed in. As granite and other natural stone are generally considered "luxury" materials, placing them in a kitchen or bathroom that is full of lower quality or outdated materials can actually detract from the look of the room. This is especially important if you are planning on selling the property in the future.

Prices
Another drawback of installing granite counters in Chicago is the price. Though not outrageous in cost, granite isn't the cheapest material on the planet, either. According to our statistics for Chicago, granite counters can cost anywhere between $1,500 and $9,000 to install; when you compare this to laminate counter installation in Chi-town (which start at about $500 and max out at around $1,500), homeowners on a budget can easily see why the latter is popular despite its mediocre performance. When compared with the average installation cost nationwide (a little under $5,000), Chicago granite countertop installation is about on par. The upside is, when you install granite counters, you really get what you pay for. In many cases, a new granite counter will easily last the lifetime of your home.