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How to measure the countertop

Watch the guide on how to provide measurements for an estimate.

Measurement steps

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Drawing a Rough Diagram of Your Layout

The drawing provides a visual to our specialists and serves as a convenient place to record your measurements. So create a rough sketch of the shape of your space. In the drawing, don’t forget to include the backsplash areas as well.

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Measuring Your Countertops

To measure the length of one section of countertops, run a measuring tape flush along the back edge of the section from one end to the other end. Repeat this process until you have measured the length of each section of your countertops.

To measure the width of countertops, run the measuring tape from the back of the countertop to its finished front edge. Repeat this process until you have measured the width of each section of the countertop.

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Adding Overhang

Add any additional inches for the overhang of your new countertops where it’s necessary especially if you are planning to do a bar area or island.

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Sketch the Sink and Cooktop Cutouts

Don’t worry about any sink or cooktop areas- just let us know where those areas are and we will calculate everything for you.

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Contact Our Sales Representative

Text or email your sketch or a PDF of your cabinets’ dimensions/ layout to one of our design specialists.

Bring your sketch or rough measurements to our showroom and we will be happy to show you around our slab yard and provide you with a free quote.

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Individual approach

GMQ Tops will assign a design professional to your project at the moment you contact our office. He/she will elaborate a design matching your requirements, assist and guide you through the process of creating an exquisite natural stone masterpiece.

Your vision of the expected result will be filed in detail by our team of experts and translated into reality using high-end tools and artistic taste. The project will reflect all your needs and desires and will not only match your interior but also add a note of finesse to it.

Selection

We use unique slabs of stone for every project. You can choose from over 250 colors and be sure there will be no other countertop like yours. Our experts select stone slabs with the most interesting textures and patterns from our suppliers’ assortment to offer you a choice from hundreds of unique pieces.

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Specials

At GMQ Tops you will get the best offer for countertops from marble, granite and quartz slabs available in Alabama every month. We guarantee no hidden fee. You get a written estimate including every service and product required.

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