A Quick Guide To A Successful Countertop Installation
To help you prepare for your countertop installation, we have developed this handy dandy installation guide to ensure our clients know what to do and expect in a countertop remodel.
One of the most important items to develop in any home project is to establish your budget. Knowing what you are able to spend, or even have an idea of what you would like to spend, will give you a realistic expectation of what you will be able to accomplish in any project.
2. Plan For The Countertop Installation
Plan, plan, and plan some more. It is important to plan around your families schedule. Being without a kitchen or bathroom for any amount of time is stressful. Even though a countertop installation is a quick process, it is good to plan and be prepared for extra time and space.
3. Know Your Space
If you are changing the layout of your kitchen, it is a good idea to know the ends and outs of your existing space to ensure you know what you want and don’t want in your new space. Some things to take into account your home’s traffic patterns, plumbing, and electrical.
4. In-Home Measure
Before you head off to the showroom and slab house it is important you gather some measurements and dimensions of your current and future space. These don’t have to be exact, a team member will make a home visit to template once you have selected your countertop.
5. Select Your Slab
At NSMotif, we offer a wide range of materials including exotic natural stone, marble, granite, solid surface, quartz, ultra-compact and more from brands like Cambria, DuPont, Cosentino, Caesarstone, and more. Our trained staff is here to help guide you through the process of material selection, to ensure you pick the perfect surface for your space.
6. Measure & Template
This is when things get real! It is time to plan and schedule a team member to visit your home to template your space and gather all of the necessary information about your countertop installation. No one wants to be surprised with extra charges or unforeseen problems. That’s why we take extremely accurate measurements, use state of the art machinery, and use various methods for templating. Whether with precise wood templates or advanced digital laser templates, our team is equipped to handle projects of all sizes!
7. Prepare Your Home
On the day of your installation, it is important to clear pathways and entryways and remove items from existing counters to ensure a smooth removal and installation.
8. Leave The Rest To The Natural Stone Experts
It’s time to sit back and relax. Your new countertops will be installed and ready for you to enjoy in no time. Once the work is complete, they’ll review the work with you and answer any questions you may have. With your new countertops installed, your project has now come to life!