1Natural stone countertops provide an aesthetic beauty and durability that can only be found in nature. Granite is the most popular stone surface in terms of overall sales, with marble, soapstone, travertine, slate and limestone used to a lesser extent.
2Marble is an extremely versatile material that is prized for its beauty and durability on many different surfaces. It does however, require a modest amount of care to protect it against staining, scratching and loss of surface polish. Many Ohio marble countertops are built for bathrooms due to its beauty.
3Travertine is a naturally beautiful stone that is formed over years of accumulation of minerals under intense pressure & heat. This is a natural mineral that is made when the minerals dissolved under water leave behind sediments on the outskirts of beaches.
4Shaped from sand and the shells of aquatic life, limestone often includes small fossils and shells, limestone is a sedimentary rock similar in composition to marble. Often considered an ideal surface for serious bakers as the cool stone is perfect for pie crusts, pastries, and other baked goods, limestone has found favor with homeowners due to its luxurious appearance.