Compare Natural Stone

Compare Natural Stone with Other Surfaces


Surface Type Advantages Disadvantages
GraniteQuick, Easy Installs
Natural Stone Surface
Heat Resistant
Scratch Resistant
Improves Resale Value
More Expensive than Laminate or Tile
May Require Sealing if Permanent Sealer is not applied
Thin engineered Stones
(Rocksolid Granit™ by Granite Transformations)
Scratch Resistant
Heat Resistant
May Improve Resale Value
Much Thinner than 3CM Granite
Laminated Edges
Laid over Old, Existing, Sometimes Worn Countertops
Lengthy Installs(Sometimes 2 Days)
Similar in Price to Our Popular Granites
LAMINATEInexpensive
Easy to Clean
Scratches
Burns
Stains
Outdated Look
SOLID SURFACE
(CORIAN®)
Many Colors
Seamless Counter
Burns
Scratches
Stains
OTEHR ENGINEERED STONE
(SILSTONE®, CAMBRIA®, LEGACY®, CESARSTONE®, ZODIAQ® AVANZA®)
Stone Look
Heat Resistant
Scratch Resistant
Stain Resistant
Improves Resale Value
Typically Cost More than the Popular Granites
 

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