Preparing for Your New Countertop Installation with Surprise Granite: A Guide to Ensuring a Smooth Process

Preparing for a new countertop installation is an exciting but crucial process that requires thoughtful planning from both the homeowner and the installation team. At Surprise Granite, we're committed to not only delivering a top-quality product but also to preserving the integrity of your home. While homeowners are advised to clear workspaces, disconnect utilities, and ensure easy access for our crew, we reciprocate this preparation by taking comprehensive steps to protect your property. From laying down floor protectors to using specialized equipment designed to minimize dust, we ensure that your home remains as pristine as possible. The goal is a seamless, efficient, and rewarding installation experience that elevates your home without causing you stress. We look forward to making your countertop dreams come true, and we're just a call away for any questions or clarifications you may need.

Choosing Surprise Granite for your countertop installation is the first step in transforming your home into the luxurious and functional space you've always dreamed of. Preparing for installation day is crucial for both you and us. Rest assured, we take every precaution to protect your property and deliver a seamless experience. Here's a comprehensive guide on how you can get ready, and what you can expect from us in terms of safeguarding your home.

Your Preparations

1. Clear the Workspace

Remove Small Appliances and Decor

Start by removing all small appliances and decorative items from the countertop and surrounding area.

Declutter Drawers and Cabinets

Empty out drawers and clear under-counter cabinets to protect your belongings from dust or accidental damage.

2. Ensure Easy Access

Make Room for Workers and Equipment

Clear pathways and remove any obstacles that could get in the way of our installation team.

Designate a Parking Area

Secure a convenient parking spot near your home's entrance for our team, as they'll be bringing in heavy materials and equipment.

3. Disconnect Plumbing and Electrical Fixtures

Turn Off Water Supply

If a sink is part of your countertop design, it's a good idea to shut off the water supply to that area before our team arrives. If your not confident in doing this part don't worry, our team has got it taken care of for you.

Unplug Electrical Appliances

Ensure that all electrical appliances and outlets near the installation area are disconnected for safety.

4. Be Available for Consultation

While our team is highly skilled, your input is invaluable for custom tweaks or minor decisions that may arise during installation.

Our Commitment to Protecting Your Home

1. Protective Measures

Floor Protection

We lay down protective materials like drop cloths or plywood to protect your flooring from any potential damage or debris.

Countertop Transition

If we are removing your old countertop, we will take the utmost care to ensure that the walls, cabinets, and surrounding areas are not damaged during the process.

2. Specialized Equipment

Our team uses specialized equipment designed to minimize dust and debris. We're equipped with dust barriers and utilize industry-best practices to keep your home as clean as possible.

3. Supervision and Quality Control

Our installation team is supervised by seasoned professionals who ensure all safety and property protection protocols are followed diligently.

4. Post-Installation Cleanup

After the installation is complete, we conduct a thorough post-installation cleanup, leaving your space as clean as we found it, if not cleaner!


Your new countertops are more than just a home improvement; they are an investment in your quality of life. At Surprise Granite, we are committed to ensuring that the installation process is as high-quality as the products we offer. With your preparation and our commitment to protecting your property, we're looking forward to providing you with a seamless and rewarding experience.

If you have any more questions or would like further clarification, don't hesitate to contact us. We are excited to bring your vision to life!

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