= Total Square Feet: Measure each countertop section and record the length and depth dimensions of the sections (in inches, rounded to the nearest inch).

Add all the sections (1-8) together to calculate the total square inches.

Divide the total square inches by 144 to get the total square feet.

## How do you calculate square footage for granite countertops?

Multiply your total length by 26, the width in inches of standard countertops, to find total countertop area in square inches. So, 44 inches times 26 inches yields 3,744 square inches. Multiply 144 inches by 4 inches to find your total backsplash area in square inches.

## How do you measure a countertop?

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## How do I calculate how much granite I need?

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## What is the average square footage of kitchen countertop?

30 square feet

## How do you measure a sink for a countertop?

Place your straightedge ruler or your level across the top of your sink. Use your tape measure to measure the deepest part of you sink basin to the bottom edge of the ruler. Write down the depth. If you have an undermount sink, be sure to measure the height from sink to countertop.

## How do you determine square footage?

Assume you have a rectangular area such as a room and, for example, you want to calculate the square footage area for flooring or carpet. The way to calculate a rectangular area is by measuring the length and width of your area then multiplying those two numbers together to get the area in feet squared (ft2).

## How many square feet is an average slab of granite?

An average granite slab size is about 9 to 10 feet wide and 5 to 6 feet tall (slabs are displayed vertically). A typical slab may be 50 square feet but with waste and granite remnants, it may yield only 35 square feet of stone counters. Most kitchens need multiple granite slabs – Countertops can be seamed.

## How much does 1 slab of granite cost?

Slab granite can cost about $50 to $60 per square foot. The higher cost is due to the thicker and larger slabs that are necessary during installation. Granite tiles cost between $10 to $40 and they work well for kitchens that have a modern look or a simpler layout.

## What is the least expensive type of countertop?

**Cheap and Discount Countertops**

- Laminate Counters: Learn to Love Laminates.
- Ceramic Tile: Classic Do-It-Yourself Countertop.
- Tile Granite: Slab Granite’s Feel and Look.
- Wood: Great Looks, Low Cost, High Maintenance.
- Modular Engineered Stone: Little-Known “Slab Granite” Alternative.
- Solid Surface: Increasingly Cheaper, DIY Option.
- Why so Expensive?

## How do you measure for new laminate countertops?

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## How do you measure a kitchen for granite countertops?

**How to Measure Granite Kitchen Countertops**

- Take measurements of the entire length of each countertop you want covered in granite.
- Make sure you measure in inches, and multiply the length by 25.5 inches since typical cabinets are 24 inches and you’ll want a 1.5-inch granite overhang.
- Divide the figure you get by performing the steps above by 144.

## How do you calculate cost of granite countertops?

**Measuring the Square Footage of Granite Countertops**

- You Will Need:
- Step 1: Measure the length of all your countertops, including the base cabinets and the island area if necessary.
- Step 2: The standard width of a countertop is 26 inches.
- Step 3: Add the two totals together and that is your overall estimate of the granite needed in inches.

## How many square feet is a 12×12 room?

The formula for figuring this out is pretty straightforward, all you have to do is multiple the length of the room by the width. So if your room is 10 feet by 12 feet, 10 x 12 = 120 square feet.

## What is the average cost of a slab of granite?

The average expense of a granite slab is more, ranging between $45 and $200 per square foot, including installation. The price of a slab can vary greatly depending on a number of factors including the quality of the stone, the thickness of it, the design of the countertop, and the size of the countertops.

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