Granite is a popular choice for countertops due to its beauty and durability. If you are sick of looking at your bathroom counters and want something different, a granite countertop is the way to go. Having a professional install your granite countertop can be very costly, however. Here I will outline the steps you need to take to make the jump to a granite countertop yourself.Obtaining the Granite
Select your granite. The granite will still be in slabs when you get to the home improvement store. However, you will be able to find the right look and color for your bathroom.
Make a template for your countertop. There may be a granite retailer that will send an associate of the store to take care of this for you. The template is a piece of plywood that is used to trace the size and shape of your countertop. This will give them a pattern with which to cut the slab of granite. Make sure they cut a hole exactly the size you need for your sink.
Take your new granite countertop home with you. You can just place it in the yard for the time being. The nice thing about granite is that you never have to worry about it getting