What is a remnant? – A “remnant” (also known as; left overs, granite remnants, scrap, or partial stone) refers to the material fabricators are left with after cutting slabs for larger projects such as a kitchen counter top. Once the stone becomes a remnant, it is sold at a discounted price for smaller projects such as; windowsills, bathroom vanities, fireplace hearths and surrounds, coffee table top, shower seats, and much more.
Every fabricator in the stone industry prices their remnants differently. Arch City Granite & Marble offers a few different options to go about choosing and purchasing your new granite, quartz, marble, or quartzite remnant.
Option 1. Price for material only– Customer pays for the remnant piece in a preset lump-sum price, picks up the remnant their self, and does the cutting, polishing, etc. of the stone remnant. This is the cheapest option for remnants since the company is not doing any fabrication. Although this is the most cost effective option it is not the most convenient for clients who do not have the tools or skills to do fabrication on the stone themselves.
Option 2. “Cash-N-Carry” – Customer provides Arch City Granite & Marble with the exact measurements of their project, selects a remnant from the remnant yard, and we then do the full fabricating of the remnant. The customer then picks up the fabricated piece from us and does the installation themselves. This option is the most practical and cost effective way for a small project.
Option 3. Full Service – Customer selects a remnant from the remnant yard, signs a contract, and Arch City Granite & Marble, Inc. provides full service; meaning we will come the customers project site, do a digital template, fabricate the material, and return to do the installation. This option is not the most cost effective but it is the “safest” option as our team of professionals are providing the full service. While the customer is still able to pay remnant pricing per square foot, the jobs usually call for such a small section that there are additional charges for the template and installation.
Rare & High Value Stone Remnants – Partial Slabs or remnants from rare and expensive stone slabs such as Calacatta Gold Marble, Fusion Granite, and Taj Mahal Quartzite are priced at a higher cost than those of regular granite or marble remnants because of the rare availability and the high demand.
Where Stone Remnants Cannot be utilized – It is not uncommon for stone designers at Arch City Granite to receive requests for a granite remnant to be used for a full kitchen counter top project. Even though customers come in with the idea that their kitchen does not require a lot of square footage, kitchen counter tops typically require a full slab of stone. It is estimated that vast majority of smaller kitchens require 35-40 square feet of countertops, which you can rarely find in a remnant. In rare cases when a kitchen requires only a 10 foot run of counter top with one sink cut out, a customer may be able to find a partial slab to fit their project. We see this scenario in outdoor kitchens, basement bars, and bath vanities.
Price ranges for remnant projects based on the following procedure: “Cash-N-Carry”
- Customer picks out a remnant of granite, quartz, or marble from our available stock
- Provides us with the measurements
- Arch City Granite fabricates the material
- Customer picks up the fabricated remnant(s) from Arch City
- Customer does the installation of the stone their self
Single Bowl Vanity $300.00-$450.00
Double Bowl Vanity $600.00-$750.00
Window Sills $150.00-$225.00
Fireplace Hearth $225.00-$350.00
Complete Fireplace Surround (two verticals, top pc, & hearth) $450.00-$750.00
Radiator Top $125.00-$250.00
Single Piece for dry-bar $275.00-$350.00
Single Piece bar top with sink cutout $450.00-$550.00
Shower Seat of about 48” x 24” $250.00
Single Piece for small kitchen counter with sink cut out using a partial slab $650.00-$875.00
*Please note these prices vary depending on the size of the project as we price per square foot. & the # of cut out’s required.
*Prices are based with standard edge profile.
*Prices will also vary depending on stone choice; if it is a rare & high value stone, the price will increase.