Every project and situation differs slightly. Countertop pricing, including installation, ranges from $80-$200 per sq. ft. Other shapes and sizes are priced individually, considering specific variables.
The first concrete countertop was likely poured thousands of years ago. The thing that really sets concrete apart as a designer material is the ability to cast almost any shape. When designers are in need of something different, special and outside of the norm, they will often look to concrete to fill that space. With the creativity of modern craftspeople, their techniques, and the need to think outside the box, you will continue to see growth in high end designer concrete. If it is a fad, it is a fad that will just not go away.
It normally takes 2-3 weeks from start to finish.
Hairline cracks do sometimes occur, are harmless and often celebrated as one of the character traits of the material.
Yes you can chip concrete, just like any other material in similar form. If you happen to experience a chipped piece, do your best to find and keep the broken piece if possible for best repair.
Concrete is porous and therefore can absorb staining agents. Sealer is the line of defense here and there are great, professional grade, food safe options available. We utilize multiple sealers depending on each specific application.
It is possible to scratch them. Some sealers are better than others in the scratch resistance category. If you practice care and are lighter on your piece, fine scratches are unnoticeble. If you are the type that’s rough on your work surfaces you will see a warm, rich worn appearance develop over time. Reapplying a fresh coat of sealer to maintain the beauty within, is a common practice at your discretion/tolerance. Never cut on a concrete surface for the sake of your knives, the sealer and the concrete itself.
The mix starts as a white sand color and is tintable to almost any custom color.
Typically no, each situtation is carefully evaluated and is usually similar to other building product and material specifications.
Yes, if the installation is performed by Form2table, a one year warranty is included from time of install.