Types of countertop materials Story

Kitchen countertops materials: You should not select a countertops just for the looks, you need to factor in functionality and your life style. Here is the list of countertops materials.

Quartzite Countertops Natural quartzites begin as sandstone, and under immense heat & pressure it metamorphoses into quartzite.

Quartzite is a very hard stone which means it is scratch resistant. This natural material is also heat resistant.

Granite Countertops

Granite slabs make the best countertops for indoor and  outdoor kitchens. Granite is a natural stone.

Granites are available in wide variety of colors. You can find granites from whites to browns and green to black.. Like quartzite Granite is a very hard stone and is heat resistant.

Marble Countertops

Honestly, when you think of luxury (high-end kitchen) in stone, marble is often the first thing that comes to mind. It’s aesthetics, especially the unique look  with vein patterns, are unparalleled.

It’s not the most durable when it comes to heat. It’s a softer stone and more porous stone compared to granite and quartzite,  so it can scratch easily.

Another thing you need to keep in mind is that natural Marble does not do well with acidic foods like lemon juice or tomato sauce. Always use cutting board to do food prep.

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