Thinking about replacing your counters but not sure what it would cost? We have a step-by-step guide on how to measure your counters so we can price out your job!
Before any planning can start, we must know the exact dimensions available to work with. By drawing a floor plan and completing the measure guide, your designer will have an easier time understanding your space.
This does not have to be a work of art; it should be a clear, simple and accurate drawing of your space. You may need an extra hand in holding the measuring tape for longer measurements. Double check all your measurements.
Take photos of the existing space
A picture is worth a thousand words. Providing photos of your entire existing space, along with your floor plan, is extremely helpful in communicating to our design team your existing layout and what you plan to change. Include as many angles that you can, including windows, ceiling and openings to adjoining rooms.
Measuring your existing countertops
Begin by measuring the existing countertops wall-to-wall, corner to corner. Again, make sure to record all measurements in inches.
- Measure the length of all countertop
- Measure depth (width) of all countertops
- Indicate where the sink and other appliances land
- Indicate finished edges – Metropolitan uses this symbol: //
Important information about your existing countertops
- What is the material of your existing countertop?
- What is the thickness of your existing countertops?
- Do you have tile backsplash?
- Do you have back splash with the countertops?
- Does your backsplash go all the way up to the upper cabinets?