More about Natural Stone

Whether you're building a new house or remodeling, natural stone offers you unparalleled beauty, permanence, and uniqueness and adds true value to your home.

  • Natural stone is a key part of two of the top 10 elements of design in the home that are resonating with today's buyers: the desire for low-maintenance/no-maintenance materials and the use of natural materials inside and outside the home. -Builder Magazine/National Association of Home Builders

Families who remodel recover the following percentages of their remodeling costs at resale (note: upscale projects include stone):

  • remodel-upscale: 92.6%
  • addition-upscale: 84.3%
  • remodel-upscale: 79.6%
-2003 Cost vs. Value Report, Remodeling Magazine

In a study of materials for kitchen countertops, granite had the highest number of "excellent" ratings of any surface.

-Consumer Reports

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