Saving Money on Your Countertops, Alternatives to Expensive Options

Saving Money on Your Countertops, Alternatives to Expensive Options

There is a lot of money to be spent when it comes to remodeling your kitchen. Take a quick second to think about how it is you use your kitchen and what it is you are lacking most in your kitchen that is where you should spend most of your money. Perhaps maybe more storage is necessary or updated floors are more important than buying new appliances.

 

If your Gilbert countertops are the main focus of your kitchen remodel, this is where you will wind up spending most of your money. However, there is some money saving alternatives to having a new countertop, rather than choosing the most expensive option, and buying a new countertop.

 

For instance, there are different grades of granite countertops that you can choose from that still have a beautiful surface. Gilbert countertops are rated 1-5, and rather than choosing a countertop that is rated at a 5, perhaps think about choosing a Gilbert countertop that is rated at a 2. Choosing this lower rated countertop will not only save you some money, but will also give you a better return-on-investment. There are also laminate countertops that mimic granite, as well as cost half the price. There is also the option of painting your current laminate countertop to resemble a granite Gilbert countertop, for the fraction of the cost. This process can take up to a couple of days in order to allow the countertop to dry completely before using it or being able to place heavy items on it, however the wait time is well worth the money you will be saving in the long run.

 

If a real granite Gilbert countertop is what you really want, then ways to save money on this purchase, is to know that rare colors of granite or more expensive than common colors. Try and select a countertop color that matches your current kitchen colors, rather than choosing a color that requires you to update your entire kitchen in order to match your countertop.