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In this month’s we discuss Popular Stone Materials used for Kitchen Countertops. Ambiance Stone of Berlin, CT is the premier stone kitchen countertop fabrication and installation company in Berlin, CT and surrounding areas in Hartford County. We have earned a reputation for being the best stone countertop fabrication and installation company in Berlin by offering high quality stone products and installation services, completed in a timely and cost-effective manner. We service the following and surrounding towns of; New Britain, Newington, Cromwell, Middletown, Portland, Meriden, Wethersfield, West Hartford, Hartford, Bristol, Cheshire, East Hartford, Wolcott, East Hampton, Prospect and beyond!

There are numerous stone material options for kitchen countertops, however a few of materials make up the vast majority of countertops in residential and commercial kitchens. These materials include granite, marble, quartz, and more. Each material has its own advantages and disadvantages. For example, some materials are durable while others can be easily scratched or damaged. And the costs can vary greatly depending on the material. In this article, we discuss the advantages and disadvantages of a few top choice kitchen countertop stone materials.

Popular Stone Material Selections for Kitchen Countertops in Berlin, CT

  • Granite Kitchen Countertops: Granite has been the most popular selection for countertop material when expenditures is not a factor. Granite countertops will add an element of class and elegance to any kitchen. It is a very durable material that can withstand high temperatures, available in a plethora of colors, and almost maintenance free. The disadvantages include, high costs and requires professional installation.
  • Marble Kitchen Countertops:: Another natural stone that is a popular choice in kitchen countertops is marble. Every marble countertop will have its own unique style. Marble is waterproof and impervious to heat and will add market value to your home. Similar to Granite, Marble is pricey, requires expert installation. It can also be susceptible to scratches, which can be a costly repair project.
  • Quartz (Engineered Stone): Engineered stone, often referred to in the countertop industry as quartz, is a composite material made of crushed stone bound together by an adhesive.

Ambiance Stone is a family-owned business with over 20 years of experience Templating, Cutting, Polishing, Edging, Installing stone countertops, flooring, vanities, and more for property owners throughout Hartford County and beyond. Hiring us to install custom stone countertops for your residential or commercial property will not only increase its market value, but the visual appeal and functionality of your property as well. Contact us today at (860) 798-0521 to schedule a no-cost consultation.