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Your granite will be shipped by common carrier to a freight depot in your area from our plant. Your granite will be packed in a wooden pallet A-frame for shipping.

COST

Shipping cost varies widely depending on the carrier and how often they service the area. In general, shipping can range from 10% to 20% of the granite cost.

Please email to obtain a quote for shipping.  We use several common carriers who specialize in shipping granite around the country and will contact the appropriate carrier to get a quote for you.

In addition, we will provide full insurance for damage and theft during shipping.

ARRANGEMENTS

Most importantly, you will need to make arrangements for the delivery of your shipment. This delivery point must:

  • Be accessable to a full size tractor trailer
  • Have either a crane or forklift to unload the granite (The crate could weigh 1,000 pounds or more)
  • Be open and available during the day to receive the shipment.
This facility could be either a freight terminal, it could be the installer you are going to use for the granite or another suitable business.

SHIPPING QUOTE

We must have already provided a quote for your granite and we need to know the name and complete street address for the terminal or destination of the shipment.

If you haven't done so already, please take a moment to tell us more about your project:

ONLINE FORM

Some things to think about...

If you are transporting the shipment, you will need a truck that can handle the load. Your granite will be packed in a wooden pallet A-frame for shipping. You can calculate the weight of your load by multiplying the area in square feet by 20 pounds per square foot.

The A-frame will be connected with drywall screws. You will need a screwdriver to remove your granite.

Many of your parcels will be quite heavy. You can estimate the weight at the 20 pounds per square foot. For example, a 3'x6' island will weigh 360 pounds. Not only do you need to carry this piece, but you need sufficient help to maneuver the piece into place without undue stress - this means lots of hands around the piece as it is turned from vertical (ALWAYS carry granite counters vertically) to horizontal.

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