Granite Countertops Tampa Bay
Have you been searching for new countertops In Tampa Bay, Florida? If so, then your search is over! At International Granite and Stone – Tampa, we have the best selection of granite colors in all of Florida. We offer a huge variety of colors and styles to choose from at competitive prices.
What are granite countertops?
Granite countertops are made from granite slabs that are cut into different shapes and sizes. They come in a wide variety of colors, textures, and grades. Most granite countertops are installed in kitchen and bathroom counter projects.
Buy Wholesale Granite Slabs, Tampa Bay
With over 1000+ granite slabs in stock, International Granite and Stone – Tampa, is your one-stop destination for high-quality stone countertops. IGS countertops have been a leading supplier of natural stone, marble, granite, travertine, and quartz surfaces to both residential and home builders in the metro Tampa Bay area since 2002.
We are a Family-owned and operated business, we are Tampa Bays’ premier choice for stone countertops. We offer the best value of quality countertops for sale, as well as installation. Our team of expert countertop designers are highly trained, knowledgeable, and experienced in the best practices of countertop design.
Services We offer
- Competitive pricing
- Old countertop removal services
- Granite countertop Installation
- Granite services (Repair, Maintenance, and Sealing)
- Design services
- Construction services
Please stop by our Tampa, Fl showroom or schedule a free in-home design consultation today!
Countertop Installation, Tampa Bay
When it comes to countertop installation, no other company but IGS countertops will deliver perfect installed countertops in Tampa, Fl. We have the experience and knowledge. By using state-of-the-art laser measuring machines, we guarantee the best fit for your worktops. After we measure, our advanced machines use the precise measurements that we took to produce the shape and edge of your custom-made countertops.
Tampa Fl Locations we service:
The city of Tampa, South Tampa, New Tampa, Seminole Heights, Carrollwood, Wesley Chapel, North Tampa, Ybor City, Palma Ceia, Hyde Park, Down Town Tampa, Channelside, Tampa Palms, Tampa Fl, and the University Area
Other Locations we service
St Petersburg, Clearwater, Wesley Chapel, Tarpon Springs, Palm Harbor, New Port Richey, Port Richey, Pinellas County, Hillsborough County, Pasco County, and all other surrounding areas!
Recent Customer Reviews
Lorry Schwegman ★★★★★ | South Tampa, Florida.
Materials Used: Super White Granite
Total Installed Cost: $7,200
Materials Used: Super White Granite Installed with a Flat Polished Edge
Very professional, did a great job. Our experience was wonderful from start to finish! IGS went above and beyond to ensure our project was completed in a timely fashion and with incredible attention to detail. I would never use anyone else!!! We selected a challenging but gorgeous exotic material to have fabricated, and the results are amazing! We could not be happier!
More Customer Reviews!!
Armando Viota ★★★★★ | Tampa Heights, Florida
Materials Used: White Delicatus Granite
Total Installed Cost: $4,400
We Had a great experience throughout the whole process. IGS was really amazing, the process was quick, extremely professional, and we are in love with our project. The salesperson, Stephen, the project manager, Lara, the installers, the guy who did the precise measurements, and the plumber, and the lights installer, all AMAZING!!! We are so happy with the quality countertops IGS Installed. Shop Our Huge Selection of Granite Colors>
Frequently Asked Questions About Granite Counters
With so many colors and options available in Tampa Bay, we often get asked these FAQs about granite.
What’s the process for buying granite counters?
There are two ways to purchase granite counters:
Visit one of our massive slab warehouses (Tampa, Odessa, Sarasota) and pick out the slab that fits your needs. After your selection, we will provide you with a Free in-home estimate to make sure we give you the exact down to the penny price for installed countertops.
The second option (Most Popular) is to schedule your free in-home estimate before selecting your granite. This way, we can help you determine the exact square footage you will need before your granite selection process. Click here to schedule your free in-home design consultation.
Granite countertops, Tampa Bay cost/pricing.
Most people assume granite counters are expensive, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. Remember, this is 2021, and there have been some amazing improvements in production over the last decade or so. Below are some ofter asked questions about pricing.
What’s Cheaper Buying Granite Slabs or Granite by the square foot?
For the everyday homeowner, buying granite by square foot is more cost-effective. Buying by the Slabs can lead to more waste for the customer. As a Countertop Fabricator, Buying slabs is smarter for us than the average consumer because we can use leftover pieces for other projects. Check out our leftover(remnant) pieces here
What’s the average cost for installed Kitchen Granite Countertops?
The average cost to install your new granite kitchen counters in Tampa, Fl is between $50-$200 per square foot, depending on the type of surface you choose. This includes the labor cost of fabrication and installation.
On average, a small kitchen countertop project located in Tampa Bay can cost between $3,000-$5,000.
On average, a large kitchen countertop project located in Tampa Bay can cost between $7,500-$11,500.
What is a good price for granite countertops installed?
A “good price” is a really loaded, generalized question. Pricing from project to project can change drastically depending on the size of the space and the amount of square footage, and if you need any additional services completed to get your project completed to your satisfaction. A good price to pay if you are looking for basic granite countertops is between $40-$60 sf. A good price for mid-level granite counter tops is between $65-$85 sf. A good price for a luxury level or exotic granite counters is between $90-$180 sf.
Which is cheaper granite or quartz countertops?
Granite countertops start off at a lower price point than quartz countertops, but that doesn’t always mean that the granite you pick is going to be cheaper than a quartz design. Most people find that quartz countertops are similar in pricing to level 2 and up granites. The general rule of thumb, between granite and quartz, is that the more movement or the more unique the stone is, the more money you will pay for it.
How much does granite cost for a 10×10 kitchen?
An average 10×10 Kitchen usually shakes out to be about 45 square feet. On the higher end of the spectrum, the fabrication and installation of new granite counter tops can be as high as $7500. On the low end, you may see prices like $2750 for a 10×10 kitchen remodel.
It’s worth noting however that these prices don’t include options like a new sink, faucet, cutouts, upgraded edges, and more details or services for your project. During a free estimate appointment, one of our trained design reps will go over all your pricing options and can help you select the best stone for your home and budget.
What is a cheaper alternative to granite countertops?
Granite is widely considered the Cheaper Stone Countertop option. A Cheaper Alternative to Granite Countertops would be Laminate Countertops.
Laminate Countertops are very cost-effective and can be found at any major retailer and are made of compressed particle board and plywood, with a printed design on top.
What’s the average cost for installed Bathroom Granite Countertops?
The average cost to install your new bathroom countertops in Tampa, FL is between $50-$100 per square foot, depending on the type of stone colors you choose. This includes the labor cost of fabrication and installation.
Do we offer any financing for Kitchen Countertop projects?
We do! We offer a wide variety of financing options for most granite, marble, and quartz countertop projects for qualified applicants. Different options may include but are not limited to:
- 0% Financing
- 12 Months Same as Cash
- 6 Months Same as Cash, And More!
Our Trained Design Consultants can go over all of your Payment and Financing Options during a Free In-Home Consultation.
Where do granite slabs come from?
All slabs used for countertops are produced from a variety of places. Most natural stones are sourced or quarried from India and Brazil. The Granite is then mined and made into big blocks that then get sliced into Slabs to be used as granite surfaces.
Popular uses for Granite Surfaces
- Kitchen Countertops
- Shower walls
- Wet Bars
- Bathroom Vanities
- Floor Tiles
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Can installed granite countertops be recut/resued?
Yes and No. Already installed counters can be recut, yes, but finding a fabricator to do that for you will be hard. You find that not every piece will fit your kitchen cabinets as is, and may require recutting or repolishing.
Are granite countertops heat resistant?
Yes. All durable stones can withstand high temperatures. However, extremely unnatural amounts of heat can break down the stone over time.
What stains granite (natural stone) surfaces?
Common kitchen countertops stains are caused by Wine, Coffee, Tomato Sauce, Cooking Oil, and Grease. Common bathroom countertops stains are caused by Hair Products, Hair Dye, and Toothpaste. Excess tap water left on the surface also can stain.
Does granite require any maintenance after installation?
We recommend you seal your granite surfaces with a strong and effective sealer. We recommend Dry-Treat Ultra sealer as your choice.
Dry-Treat Ultra sealer is a single component, water-based acrylic that seals the surface and penetrates deep into any porous natural stone.
What’s the best way to clean granite surfaces?
The easiest way to clean any natural stone surface is with soap and water, but the more difficult stains require a little scrubbing. Most store-bought cleaners have silicone added to them, which will cause your surfaces to be dull and spotty. Stick to soap and water.
Which is better? Granite Countertops or Quartz Countertops (Engineered Stone)
– Granite: scratch resistant surface, less prone to breaking
– Quartz: non-porous material that does not absorb liquid and bacteria.
– Granite tends to stain, so make sure you seal it with a granite sealer before use.
We recommend quartz countertops for a busy household and we recommend Granite for anyone looking to make a wow factor for their home.
Marble Countertops vs. Granite Countertops
Granite is a natural stone that has many benefits and will last much longer than marble. Granite is much more scratch-resistant, heat-resistant, waterproofing, and easy to clean than marble. Marble countertops require sealing every couple of years, whereas granite does not need any sealant treatments at all. Marble is more porous and will absorb liquids, oils, and bacteria, whereas granite does not. Marble also tends to break because it can chip or crack easier than granite.
We recommend granite over marble for your kitchen.
Granite Countertop Stores Located in Tampa Fl
International Granite and Stone – Tampa Fl is a marble and granite countertop store located near you if you are looking for the best selection of countertops, top-notch installation, and competitive prices, we are here to provide you with all you. countertops needs!
Where to purchase Granite Slabs in Tampa Bay Area
There are over 30+ marble and granite suppliers located in Tampa Bay. While we stock a massive inventory of marble and granite slabs, sometimes finding that perfect slab can be challenging. Below are our favorite and most trusted marble and granite slab suppliers, all with a massive inventory.
Stone Warehouse of Tampa, Florida
Stone Warehouse USA provides customers with the highest quality marble and granite surfaces from quarries around the world. Stone Warehouse is renowned for there high quality and unique selection of granite, marble, quartz, travertine, onyx, quartzite, and porcelain slab. Not only do they stock a wide variety of stone colors, but they also stock material for backsplash, floors, and more. We are sure you will find the perfect material for a great price!
Stone Warehouse is the exclusive distributor of Quantum quartz countertops. Quantum is a countertop that is beautiful and durable. If you are looking for a marble-like alternative, Quantum’s marble line of quartz countertops will last for years and come with a patent warranty.
United Materials Inc (UMI Tampa, Fl)
UMI Stone is the importer and distributor of some of the finest marble and granite surfaces in North America. UMIs professionals seek out exquisite, rare, and unique stones from resources throughout the world to bring you a range that includes natural and engineered materials such as Granite, Marble, Quartz Antolini Precioustone, Infinity Porcelain, Vetrazzo, and Pompeii Quartz. UMI is also the only supplier of the very unique Top Zero Sink. Other products they stock include marble designer backsplash, hand-made quality floor tiles, and mosaics. UMI Locations are all over Florida, including Naples, Tampa Bay, Boynton Beach, and Jacksonville.
Mont Krest Stone (Largo FL)
Mont Krest Stone is a premier marble and granite distributor in Tampa Bay, housing an extensive product line of natural and engineered stones. Founded in 1991, nicked named “granite world” they are the first distributors to offer such varied products as granite, marble onyx quartzite soapstone, Hanstone Danby Marble DryTreat Sinks Semiprecious stone.
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