When you decide to renovate your kitchen, it can require a fair investment. You might need to change everything from your cabinets to the floors. Remodelling costs become even higher if you choose to fit natural stone worktops. Natural stone does cost more than other options but the investment really is one you can be proud of.
If you plan on changing the cabinets in your kitchen, then this is something you must do before fitting the worktops. Likewise, you will find it easier to redo the floor after emptying the kitchen than with all the furniture and fixtures in place. By the time you get around to the worktops, your budget might be a bit limited. This causes many people to wonder if they can replace half of the worktops immediately and leave the rest for a later date.
While this can, technically, be done, it’s not really advisable. Natural stone is formed in such a way that each slab is unique in colour and pattern. Even if you select the same type of stone, there will be slight differences at the very least.
If you really want to split the purchase and installation, then consider installing your kitchen island separately. At least, this way, the two different slabs won’t be side by side. You could even choose a completely different model for the island if you like