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Tips for choosing the right granite counters for your bathroom


If the next big project you have planned for your home is remodeling the bathroom, granite counters are a viable option.

huge selection of sizes and colors of granite tops

  • Adding granite counters is considered a boost for your home value.
  • Granite comes in as many colors and patterns as are found in nature. The most common and therefore least expensive granite has a fairly uniform color throughout the countertop. A more expensive pattern has a swirl in it, called "movement." Thickness of a counter top will also affect the price.
  • Granite counters are very low maintenance, only needing to be sealed a couple of time a year depending on use and no harsh chemicals are needed for cleanup.
  • Granite is one of the hardest stones found in nature; it is resistant to scrapes, chips and stains. With proper care and maintenance granite can be expected to last a lifetime.
  • Ease of installation, because all of the granite counters sold at Builders Surplus have the bowl already mounted and sealed, installation is a cinch.


Be sure to bring paint chips, tile samples or other elements to compare and help with the new look you are trying to achieve.


Visit the Builders Surplus website today to find out more about all of our counter top options, including granite counters.


I am seeking a reasonably priced vanity base to accomodate a glass bowl sink. The vanity is probably shorter than a traditional sink because of the bowl height. The prices I am seeing for these are way out of budget for me. Actually, the cabinet that is there now only has one side and one side with the door because it was installed up against the wall. 
any ideas? 
linda em 
Posted @ Monday, April 25, 2011 9:05 AM by Linda Em
Hello Linda 
What size is your vanity? We carry, in-stock several vanities and counter tops in many different sizes. Most start 24” and increase in 6” increments up to 72” wide. Each manufacturer will offer different configurations, for example: 30” 2 door vanity or 30” 1 door with 3 Drawers on the left or right side. Also, it seems that you are describing a vessel sink, is that the case? If so you may have to order a slab counter top.
Posted @ Saturday, June 18, 2011 4:34 PM by Builders Surplus
I have a small master bath from the 1907's that needs remodeling- I would like to keep the double sink vanity 60" long with 18 inches depth. Do you have 18 inch deep vanities for double sinks? I really don't have the space for a 21 inch deep vanity. 
Posted @ Sunday, July 03, 2011 3:18 PM by carol
We carry 2 different styles of 60" x 18" double sink wall hung floating vanities. We have 3 additional styles we can order.
Posted @ Tuesday, July 05, 2011 6:08 PM by Ken Drake
I have a 60" opening for a vanity. Will you cut the granite counter top to 60" and the back splash?
Posted @ Sunday, February 05, 2012 11:43 AM by Al
Yes we can cut our 61x22 granite tops to 60x22
Posted @ Saturday, March 17, 2012 3:15 PM by Ken Drake
We are building a new master bathroom but are on a tight budget. The double vanity is 96". The questions I have are: if I bought two 48" vanities would it look like I had stuck two together? Also, I wondered if there is any way to get a 96"X22 or 24" top from you in granite. Do you have any marble (I love calcutta gold) available? Do you have full height linen closets in 48" wide?
Posted @ Sunday, May 06, 2012 4:11 PM by Wendy Fowlie
Two 48" cabinets side by side do tend to look like just that. You end up with two adjacent banks of drawers on each end, four sets of drawers total. Although with one 96" long toe kick trim strip running horizontally across the bottom, you do get a continuous seamless look. A more pleasant look can be achieved by using three cabinets instead: One wide bank of drawers in the middle and two 36" cabinets. The end result here would be narrow banks of drawers at the far left and right ends, wider drawers in the center with two pairs of doors on each side of the center drawers. This is more functional, looks more custom and costs about the same.  
Yes, we do order 96"x22 granite, marble, or quartz vanity tops which include back and side splashes always cut from the same slab for a perfect color match. As well, you have your choice of oval or rectangular under-mount bowls. Although we do not order the Calcutta Gold, we do have several color options available.  
Our linen cabinets are 18" wide and 21" deep. If you have the space you can take two pantry cabinets 24" wide, with a depth of 24". 
Posted @ Saturday, May 12, 2012 8:16 PM by Ken Drake
Looking for 42" x 22" bathroom vanity and granite top. What price range am I looking at.  
Will the granite top come polished and ready to use.
Posted @ Sunday, February 10, 2013 2:56 PM by Menchie P
42x21 vanities / 33 styles in stock / $175-$859  
43x22 vanity tops / 25 styles in stock- granite,quartz,crushed marble, cultured marble / $150-$815  
Our granite is polished but does need to be sealed.
Posted @ Wednesday, February 13, 2013 5:31 PM by Henry Hernandez
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