You have a variety of choices when selecting natural stone counter top material. The three major factors that are likely to impact your selection are appearance, ease of maintenance and budget.


has become a popular choice due to its natural beauty and durability. Other choices include limestone, marble, onyx, slate, soap stone and travertine.


Is a fine-grained, foliated, homogeneous metamorphic rock derived from an original shale-type sedimentary rock composed of clay or volcanic ash through low-grade regional metamorphism.