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One of the first questions people have about quartz is "Are quartz countertops expensive?" followed by "Are quartz countertops cheaper than granite?"

Once those questions are answered you can use the instructions below to get a great contractor at a good price.

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how Much Will Material Cost?

The prices of quartz countertops installations are calculated by the square foot. A standard countertop measures three feet deep. So if you have a ten foot long countertop you are going to need thirty square feet of quartz countertops.

So now we know that we need a price for thirty square feet of quartz countertops. The going rate of the installation is going to cost $50-$100 per square foot.

The Average Price Per Square Foot

The average price for quartz is in the range of $60 per square foot. So for that thirty square foot installation you should it expect it to cost you $1800 installed plus taxes and possibly some delivery fees.

The price of your stone worktops can go up into the higher end of the spectrum. Of course different manufacturers charge different prices for their quartz. In most installations this is the largest variable.

How Much To Pay For Installation

Different contractors also charge a different hourly rate or rate per job. Don't be fooled into just going with the lowest bidder.

Related: Take a free video tour of Angie's List, home of the most unbiased contractor reviews on the internet.

You really get what you pay for with contractors. The lowest bidder is often looking to get in and out of your house as quickly as possible with your money, without regard for your satisfaction or doing a quality countertop installation.

Get the names of three different countertop installers to get quartz countertops prices. Getting referrals from other people that have used the contractor is your best defense against getting stuck with a fly by night contractor.

Getting The Best Quotes

Get prices from each of the three contractors. If they are very different ask questions of each contractor to find out why they are so different.

It's very important to be sure you are comparing apples to apples at this stage. When all three price quotes are similar choose the quartz countertop price quote from the contractor that you are most comfortable with.

Related: Budget Kitchen Countertops

What Consumer Reports Thinks Of Quartz

Granite did just barely eake out quartz in a side by side comparison. It was a very close race for the number one ranking.

Related: If you're in the Los Angeles area visit Choice Granite to get on fair quote on quality countertops.

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