There are several companies that sell and install granite countertops, if you have never dealt with such a company in the past, it can be an overwhelming task settling for one. If you settle for a company with poor services, the granite countertops will start developing cracks after a while and you will be required to do repairs on them which can be expensive. Below are tips that can guide you in choosing the right company.
When selecting a company to buy the countertops from start by checking on their website if they sell different types. If you choose a company that sells variety, you are sure they will meet your needs. The countertops should also come in different colors, sizes and designs.
How long has the company been operating? Has the company been in the industry for more than 5 years? A company that has been in the market for long will give you the pros and cons of the different types of granite countertops. You are assured of good customer service and diverse knowledge in the field.
Does the company have well trained designers and installers? A good company should be working with designers who have mastered all the skills required in this field. The company should also train their installers on how to install all the different kinds of granite countertops they sell.
Another thing you should look out for it’s the testimonies and reviews done on the company. Go through the company’s website checking the comments that have been left by their past clients. Satisfied clients will always give good testimonies. It is important to check if there are any complains that have been filed against the company on consumer protection sites online.
When looking for a granite countertop company, your planned budget plays an important role on which company to settle for. If a company does not want to give you an estimate of how much it will cost for their services, avoid dealing with it. Go for a company that will charge you a reasonable price that is within your budget.
Ask the company to show you their portfolio of some of the designs of countertops they have done in the past. From the gallery you can check the designs and the different styles that the company can do. If you are not impressed with the past work of the company, continue with your search until you get the company that you feel satisfied with their work.
The duration of time the company takes to install countertops is something you should not ignore when selecting a company. It is important to discuss this with the company before hiring them. If a company has a team of installers then they will complete the installation within the specified time.