Once the large price range amongst granite countertops is narrowed down to one stone, you may discover that one fabricator is selling a stone for $75 a square foot installed while another sells it for $100 a square foot installed.
Paul Jr. worked as the shop's lead fabricator and designer for many years, but he has inherited his father's short temper and as a result, tension often runs high in the shop.
Not all counters in one genre are created equally, so you should compare kitchen countertops using apples to apples and discuss specific slab choices with your fabricator.
This can be beneficial since it allows the fabricator to control for humidity, drying time and pigmentation.
Always ask the fabricator what the cost of the stone includes.