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Marble, granite and quartz countertops are usually around 1 and ¼ inch thick when used in kitchens as countertops or kitchen island worktops. For bathrooms, the thickness can drop to about ¾ inch. But there are no set rules about the thickness of countertops. You can go with a thickness that you think is right for your kitchen or bathroom.

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While very thin countertops may end up getting cracked easily, thicker ones are more durable. These days, lots of modern homeowners are beginning to ask for countertops as thick as 2 inches.

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It looks bold and gives the kitchen or bathroom a more pronounced look. When you are looking at the marble or granite slabs, look for patterns and colors and then decide the thickness.