# HOW TO MEASURE KITCHEN COUNTERS & PRICE YOUR OWN JOB

# 3 Simple Steps

## STEP 1 - Find or borrow a tape measure, or spend $5 at any hardware or big-box store.

## STEP 2 - Measure the "length" (end-to-end), and "depth" (wall to edge) of each "Area".*

## *An Area is a counter section that forms a square or a rectangle. For L-shaped counters, one leg is Area "1", and the other leg is Area “2” (like the drawing above).

## Just measure to the 1/4 inch. You don't have to be too precise.

## Extend angled areas to form them into either rectangles or squares (see the drawing just above).

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## STEP 3 - Length x depth of each Area = square inches. Divide by 144 to get sq ft (SF).

## HERE'S AN EXAMPLE:

## Island 84-1/4" x 36" = 3,033 square inches, divided by 144 = 21.06 square feet. EASY, YES?

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## Add-up the square-footage for all Areas, and multiply by our labor cost of $28 per SF.

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## You've just priced the basic fabrication and installation for your stone-counter project.

## Now it's time to shop! Start finding the perfect material for your design and your budget.

## Just click the "Browse Slabs" button at the top of this page.

## Let us help! 918-747-7893. Call/text & we'll meet at any stoneyard to help with pricing & with Professional Design.

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