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Re: Concrete Countertops - Are they a good idea?


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Where I live a 8' x 30 inch piece of finished granite with bull nosing costs around $200. Installation adds another $200 for cutting in for a sink and faucet. Our kitchen has 20 linear feet of granite and overall cost was under $1,000.
Do you live next door to a granite quarry in India circa 1930? Just delivery around here can cost $200.

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I cannot see a significant savings with concrete countertops and certainly one would take a hit on resale value of the house.
Huge cost difference from buying granite @ $60/sf vs making concrete countertops for a couple hundred total.
Zero impact on resale unless you make a complete hash of it. A lot of buyers like the concrete more than "boring old granite". Quartz is now the preferred countertop.
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