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Natural Stone

Granite - Marble - Quartzite - Agate - Onyx - Limestone - Soapstone - Slate

Man-Made material

Engineered Stone - Quartz

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Standard Material.


Bedrocks Countertops
Santa Cecilia
Gallo Ornamental Dark
New Caledonia
Baltic Brown
Sapphire Blue
Gallo Ornamental Light
Uba Tuba
Tropic Brown
Verde Butterfly
Gallo Napoleon
New Venetian Gold
Black Pearl
Tan Brown
Azul Platino
Dallas White
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Granite


Granite is an igneous stone with large visible grains, formed from the slow crystallization of magma. Granite is composed mainly of quartz and feldspar with minor amounts of mica, amphiboles, and other minerals.

Pros


      • Granite countertops don't d­epreciate in value, and adds value to your home
      • Once glued onto the cabinets, granite is quite difficult to remove
      • It's sanitary, and easy to clean with warm water and mild detergent

Cons


      • Granite itself is expensive, and requires a labor-intensive installation
      • Once glued onto the cabinets, granite is quite difficult to remove
      • Each slab of granite is different, so it may not be a good for a completely uniform look
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Marble


Marble is a metamorphic rock formed when limestone is exposed to high temperatures and pressures. The variety of colors exhibited by marble are a consequence of minor amounts of impurities being incorporated with the calcite.

Pros


      • Classic, timeless beauty, and a white brightness not available in granite or soapstone
      • Marble is great for working with pastry, since it’s naturally cool and doesn't conduct heat very well
      • Marble is one of the least expensive natural countertops

Cons


      • Marble can scratch easily, especially when touched for a long period of time by something acidic
      • Marble can also stain; red wine and some fruits are infamous for leaving indelible stains on the marble
      • If you want a perfectly glossy countertop all the time, marble may not be for you
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Quartzite


Quartzite is a very hard metamorphic rock that originated as sandstone, and transformed into an extremely strong and durable natural stone when the empty spaces between the sandstone were filled with the mineral quartz under heat and pressure.

Pros


      • Quartzite is one of the hardest materials available for countertop surfacing
      • It is very resistant to heat damage as well, which makes it especially nice to have around the stove
      • Even in direct sunlight, the colors in your countertop will remain as the day it was installed

Cons


      • Quartzite has a limited coloration, and mainly comes in shades of white and grey
      • The surface needs to be sealed in order to keep water from penetrating it and also to prevent staining
      • The quality of quartzite varies, and heavy use can cause etching, staining or scratching
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Agate


Agate is a cryptocrystalline variety of silica, chiefly chalcedony, characterized by its fineness of grain and brightness of color. They are commonly found in metaphoric stone, and associated with volcanic rocks.

Pros


      • Agate offers fine and sharp banded patterns, combined with natural strong coloring
      • Agate will quickly increase the cost and value of your hom
      • There is a large selection of Agate stone patterns and colors from different parts of the worl

Cons


      • Countertops are fragile, soft and need a lot of maintenance
      • Not only purchasing the materials, but the installation and labor costs more because you need to find a
      contractor experienced working with this unique material
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Onyx


Onyx is a banded variety of the oxide mineral chalcedony. The colors of its bands range from white to almost every color (say some shades, such as purple or blue). Commonly, specimens of onyx contain bands of black and/or white.

Pros


      • Onyx is a rare and gorgeous material, especially stunning when backlit (or under lit)
      • Every single piece of Onyx is unique, and perfect for someone trying to stand out
      • Onyx comes in a variety of colors, and gives a sheen and classic look to any kitchen

Cons


      • Onyx is a very fragile stone that needs a lot of maintenance
      • The material is also soft and etching is a concern
      • Lastly, Onyx is one of the most expensive countertop materials
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Limestone


Limestone is a sedimentary rock, composed mainly of fragments of marine organisms such as coral. Its major materials are the minerals calcite and aragonite, which are different crystal forms of calcium carbonate. About 10% of sedimentary rocks are limestones.

Pros


      • Limestone is incredibly elegant, while also fitting into more minimalist designs as well
      • Limestone rock comes in a variety of different colors that suit every style of home
      • You can use Limestone to suit any room in your home, from kitchen to bathroo

Cons


      • Limestone is more susceptible to superficial scarring than granite or marble
      • Limestone is extremely sensitive to acids, and can damage if not properly sealed
      • Even though Limestone is cheaper than Granite, it is more expensive to maintain
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Soapstone


Soapstone is a metamorphic rock that is composed primarily of talc, with varying amounts of chlorite, micas, amphiboles, carbonates, and other minerals.

Pros


      • Soapstone counters are not harmed by hot pots, citrus, wine, acids or chemicals
      • Mineral oil is not needed to protect the soapstone since it is naturally non- porous
      • Cleaning your soapstone tops can be done with any of the common household cleaners

Cons


      • The softer nature of soapstone makes it nice to the touch but also represents its one main weakness
      • Soapstone is similar in price to a high-end granite, and less than marble
      • Installation is complicated, having a fabricator install it is your best option
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Slate


Slate is a low grade metamorphic rock generally formed by the metamorphosis of mudstone / shale, or sometimes basalt, under relatively low pressure and temperature conditions.

Pros


      • Slate makes it much easier to produce countertops that have a more uniform appearance
      • Lovely shades of black, charcoal, gray, brown and some with highlights of green, blue or red
      • Slate cleans up very easily and does not have a tendency to harbor bacteria

Cons


      • Corners can be slightly brittle and they are sharp
      • Professionals recommended to round off slate corners to prevent cracks and injuries during installation
      • Stylistically, slate is more subdued than many other options
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Engineered Ston


Engineered Stone countertops are made from quartz crystals held together with a resin binder. They have a similar appearance to natural stone, but they possess benefits not available with natural materials.

Pros


      • Comes in a wide variety of colors and designs
      • Engineered Stone is very precise, and has predictable measurements because it's man-made
      • Engineered Stone looks better longer than their granite, marble or sandstone counterparts

Cons


      • The resin in some engineered stones can swell or contract if subjected to sudden temperature changes
      • Occasionally the uniformity and color of engineered stone appears to be too perfect, creating a decidedly unnatural appearance
      • It’s not easy to chip or scratch engineered stone, but if it does happen, it can be quite difficult to repair
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Quartz


Quartz countertops are man-made engineered stone countertops formed by combining 90% ground quartz (a natural hard mineral) with 8-10% resins, polymers, and pigments. This forms a very hard granite-like surface

Pros


      • Quartz is a durable, resilient material that is perfect for busy or even messy families
      • Quartz is a non-porous surface, and doesn’t breed bacteria or other microorganisms
      • Quartz is one of the most popular countertop surfaces among homeowners and designers

Cons


      • Engineered Quartz is not as heat-resistant as is granite, and is prone to chip or crack
      • Highly acidic or alkaline-based household chemicals such as cleaners or bleach can damage quartz
      • Considerations need to be given to the proper structural support provided by flooring and cabinetry