Soapstone & Slate: Easy to maintain and manage, soapstone and slate provide a low-hassle option for any kitchen counter. Both are beautiful but you will have less color variation in these natural stone compared to some others. They are very durable and good for homeowners looking for a long-term investment.
Granite: Granite is one of the hardest natural stone there is, meaning that it will be almost impossible to scratch or seriously damage any counter tops made from this reliable material. This is great for a kitchen, where knives, heavy pots, and other hazards make reoccurring performances. Granite used to be reserved for high-end kitchens only, but this isn’t the case anymore. Even though this natural stone is becoming more popular and accessible, it is still one of the more pricey options available.
Marble: Known for its elegance, marble looks great with any kitchen style or theme. It’s especially popular for those who love to bake or work with any kind of dough, due to its smooth and polished surface. It tends to scratch and stain, though, especially compared to granite.