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Cost by Material


Countertop materials cost $2,200 on average, ranging from $825 to $3,850 for a 55 square-foot kitchen. This translates into a typical price of $15 to $70 per square foot. Ceramic can run as low as $1 per square foot, compared to $190 per square foot for specialty marble. Countertop Pricing by KB Remodeling. Countertop Installers of Granite, Cambria Quartz, Formica Laminate, Butcher Block, and Steel Surfaces.

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Countertops are the ambassador to the rest of your kitchen’s décor. Your flooring, backsplash, cabinets, wall color and appliances are all accented and introduced by this choice. So, how do you tie your design together with the perfect material? You need to know exactly which kind works best for your home. Here’s a quick guide to the costs and designs that will help you make the perfect decision.

Countertop Options and Costs

Material Price Per Square Foot
Laminate $8-$27
Porcelain $3-$28
Ceramic $1-$15
Granite $15-$140
Marble $15-$190
Limestone $10-$70
Travertine $11-$35
Slate $20-$60
Engineered Stone Quartz $15-$70
Solid Surface/Corian $20-$75
Paper Composite $45-$70
Glass $10-$135
Wood or Butcher Block $10-$38
Stainless Steel $60-$100
Concrete $50-$100
Acrylic $13-$30
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Slab vs. Tile Countertop Prices

Buying precut stone or engineered countertops can run as low as $10 to $15 per square foot. That price may be similar whether you buy 12” x 12” tiles or a standard 24” x 108” slab. Raw, uncut pieces of natural materials like marble cost the most, up to $190 per square foot.

Laminate or Formica

Laminate countertops cost $8 to $27 per square foot. Today’s styles aren’t like what you had growing up. There’s an almost endless supply of attractive options from brands like Formica that mimic more expensive materials for a lower price.

Porcelain Countertops Cost

The price of porcelain tile ranges from $3 to $28 per square foot. This classic look is hard-wearing and easy to clean. Thin slab porcelain comes in sizes around 5’ x 10’ and tend to run more, while smaller tiles are less. Compact stone products like Neolith feature a similar design and process, costing $17 to $70 per square foot.

Ceramic Countertop Cost

Ceramic countertops cost $1 to $15 per square foot, depending on size and quality. It’s widely available and one of the cheapest products on the market. Homeowners prefer this material for its easy maintenance.

Granite

Granite countertops run $15 to $140 per square foot. This material is still highly popular because it offers these benefits:

  • ● looks great
  • ● doesn't require a massive amount of upkeep
  • ● often costs less than other stone products

Marble

The cost of marble countertops ranges from $15 to $190 per square foot, although most run $25 to $60 per square foot. It’s a classic, high-end choice with gorgeous color variability. This material is highly susceptible to stains and etching if you compare marble to granite.

Limestone Countertops Cost

The expense to buy limestone countertops is $10 to $70 per square foot, or $15 to $35 per square foot on average. The neutral colors can suit almost any room décor. Unlike harder stones, it is softer and more prone to scratches. Periodic sealing helps to protect it.

Cost of Travertine Countertops

Travertine countertops average $11 to $35 per square foot. It’s softer than limestone with deeper colors. With careful maintenance, it is an ideal surface for kitchens and bathrooms.

Slate

Buying slate countertops costs $20 to $60 per square foot. Representing the darker side of materials, it’s best known for the common deep gray and green tones. It is moisture-resistant and hides spots well, depending on the shade of the stone.

Engineered Stone Quartz

The price of engineered quartz countertops ranges from $15 to $70 per square foot. This material is the “plug-and-play” alternative to natural stone like marble, with several major brands. Silestone and Caesarstone countertops cost $1,250 on average. The expense is similar to other stones. In a quartz vs granite comparison, it doesn’t require sealing or the same level of regular maintenance.

Solid Surface or Corian

Corian countertops cost $20 to $75 per square foot. Solid surface has been popular in the past for its durability, minimal upkeep and 100+ great-looking style options. But, it can scratch and absorb moisture easily.

Recycled Paper Countertops Cost or Paper Stone Counters

The price of paper composite countertops runs $45 to $70 per square foot. These products are made from materials like recycled paper. Richlite and PaperStone offer the largest selections of colors and styles.
The surface feels like soft stone and resists bacteria, stains, heat and scratching. Highly durable, this type is food-safe, free of VOCs and doesn’t emit radon gas. It does require sealing and specialized maintenance.

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Cost by Material

Countertop materials cost $2,200 on average, ranging from $825 to $3,850 for a 55 square-foot kitchen. This translates into a typical price of $15 to $70 per square foot. Ceramic can run as low as $1 per square foot, compared to $190 per square foot for specialty marble. Countertop Pricing by KB Remodeling. Countertop Installers of Granite, Cambria Quartz, Formica Laminate, Butcher Block, and Steel Surfaces

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Countertops are the ambassador to the rest of your kitchen’s décor. Your flooring, backsplash, cabinets, wall color and appliances are all accented and introduced by this choice. So, how do you tie your design together with the perfect material? You need to know exactly which kind works best for your home. Here’s a quick guide to the costs and designs that will help you make the perfect decision.

View samples

Countertop Options and Costs

Material Price Per Square Foot
Laminate $8-$27
Porcelain $3-$28
Ceramic $1-$15
Granite $15-$140
Marble $15-$190
Limestone $10-$70
Travertine $11-$35
Slate $20-$60
Engineered Stone Quartz $15-$70
Solid Surface/Corian $20-$75
Paper Composite $45-$70
Glass $10-$135
Wood or Butcher Block $10-$38
Stainless Steel $60-$100
Concrete $50-$100
Acrylic $13-$30

Slab vs. Tile Countertop Prices

Buying precut stone or engineered countertops can run as low as $10 to $15 per square foot. That price may be similar whether you buy 12” x 12” tiles or a standard 24” x 108” slab. Raw, uncut pieces of natural materials like marble cost the most, up to $190 per square foot.

Laminate or Formica

Laminate countertops cost $8 to $27 per square foot. Today’s styles aren’t like what you had growing up. There’s an almost endless supply of attractive options from brands like Formica that mimic more expensive materials for a lower price.

Porcelain Countertops Cost

The price of porcelain tile ranges from $3 to $28 per square foot. This classic look is hard-wearing and easy to clean. Thin slab porcelain comes in sizes around 5’ x 10’ and tend to run more, while smaller tiles are less. Compact stone products like Neolith feature a similar design and process, costing $17 to $70 per square foot.

Ceramic Countertop Cost

Ceramic countertops cost $1 to $15 per square foot, depending on size and quality. It's widely available and one of the cheapest products on the market. Homeowners perfer this material for its easy maintenance.

Granite

Granite countertops run $15 to $140 per square foot. This material is still highly popular because it offers these benefits:

  • ● looks great
  • ● doesn’t require a massive amount of upkeep
  • ● often costs less than other stone products

Marble

The cost of marble countertops ranges from $15 to $190 per square foot, although most run $25 to $60 per square foot. It's a classic, high-end choice with gorgeous color variability. This material is highly susceptible to stains and etching if you compare marble to granite.

Limestone Countertops Cost

The expense to buy limestone countertops is $10 to $70 per square foot, or $15 to $35 per square foot on avaerage. The neutral colors can suit almost any room decor. Unlike harder stones, it is softer and more prone to scratches. Periodic sealing helps to protect it.

Cost of Travertine Countertops

Travertine counterTops average $11 to $35 per square foot. It's softer than limestone with deeper colors. With careful maintenance, it is an ideal surface for kitchens and bathrooms.

Slate

Buying slate countertops costs $20 to $60 per square foot. Representing the darker side of materials, it's best known for the common deep gray and green tones. It's moisture-resistant and hides spots well, depending on the shade of the stone.

Engineered Stone Quartz

The price of engineered quartz countertops ranges from $15 to $70 per square foot. This material is the "plug-and-play" alternative to natural stone like marble, with several major brands. Silestone and Caesarstone countertops cost $1,250 on average. The expense is similar to other stones. In a quartz vs granite comparison, it doesn't require sealing or the same level of reqular maintenance.

Solid Surface or Corian

Corian countertops cost $20 to $75 per square foot. Solid surface has been popular in the past for its durability, minimal upkeep and 100+ great-looking style options. But, it can scratch and absorb moisture easily.

Recycled Paper Countertops Cost or Paper Stone Counters

The price of paper composite countertops runs $45 to $70 per square foot. These products are made from materials like recycled paper. Richlite and PaperStone offer the largest selections of colors and styles.
The surface feels like soft stone and resists bacteria, stains, heat and scratching. Highly durable, this type is food-safe, free of VOCs and doesn't emit radon gas. It does require sealing and specialized maintenance.

View samples