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Countertop Installations

Installing new countertops is a wonderful step to take when looking to make smart investments in your home. At Colonial Marble & Granite we believe it’s important our customers understand what to expect during the installation process and we are happy to walk you through the process, step-by-step.

Preparing for Installation

Before our team arrives to your home there are several steps you can take to prepare.

  • Clear a path from your kitchen or bathroom to the nearest entrance of your home. This will reduce the amount of maneuvering the team must do when bringing in the stone.
  • Make sure that pets, children and any breakable items are not in the area while the stone is being carried into your home.
  • Cover any nearby furniture and valuables with a protective sheet.

Tear Out

Old countertops need to be removed completely before our team arrives at your home. If it within our scope of work, we will be able to carefully remove them for you. The old countertops will be removed from the cabinets and hauled away. To ensure the process goes as smoothly as possible, our experienced countertop installation team takes the necessary precautions to avoid any damage to surrounding areas.


Once the old surfaces are removed, the new countertops are laid on the cabinetry. It’s imperative that the cabinets are as level as possible before the stone is put in place. Epoxy is then used at the seams of your stone to cement the pieces together. Once the seams dry, the excess epoxy and dust will be removed leaving only smooth seams.

Cut Out & Backsplash Installation

Depending on your project, the installers may need to cut the holes for the sink, faucet or cooktop out on-site. The installers will finish the cuts inside once the stone is set on the counters. If you have ordered backsplash or a sink, the team will then proceed with installing those finishing touches.

Cleaning Up

Once the team has done a final examination and ensured the stone is secured in place they will clean up the job site, provide you with instructions on how to care for your new countertops, finish any paperwork and leave you to enjoy your new countertops!

Countertop Installation Philadelphia, New Castle, Harrisburg & King of Prussia

If you are ready to upgrade your kitchen or bath countertops or have additional questions on the countertop installation process Colonial Marble & Granite is available to assist you!

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