Granite is a product of nature. One third of every new home built in the U.S. has a granite countertop. Over the last 10 years, granite countertop especially the solid style seems more and more popular. Granite is available in hundreds of colors, from various shades of white to Granite_Tilebrowns, reds, greens, blues, and black. The most popular tones are brown and beige. As well as being hard, kitchen granite countertops can take hot items, like pots and pans, and is very stain resistant to hot grease and oil if it is sealed with a silicone-
Marble is a metamorphic limestone. There are numerous different types of marble ranging from the pure white Carrara which was used in ancient marble sculptures to Tennessee marble which has a pink hue to it. It is waterproof, heatproof, and beautiful, but the down side of marble is that it is relatively expensive, and scratches and stains easily unless professionally sealed.
Engineered stone is composed of 93% quartz particles. It is silestoneavailable in a larger range of colors than granite and has a nonporous surface that resists scratches. It's easy to maintain, without the annual sealing required by natural stone. Some brands on the market include DuPont Zodiaq®, LG Viatera®, Cambria Quartz, Caesartone, and Silestone®.
Laminate counters bear trademarks such as Formica, Nevamar, and Wilsonart. They're made of plastic-
Just as what they are called, solid surface counters are solid, and any scratches can be sanded out. Solid surface countertops are durable, easy to clean, come in a rainbow of colors and patterns, and are water resistant.NEW-
Ceramic tile is durable, heat resistant, and easy to clean. Add to that inexpensive and you've got a really good choice for countertops for the average home. Because it's installed a section at a time, it can be done by most resourceful homeowners. The disadvantage is that the surface is uneven, tiles may easily chip or crack, and grout lines may become stained.
Our Stone Lines
Founded in 1987,
Caesarstone was an early pioneer of the
natural quartz surfaces market. Its dominant
position in the market has been achieved
through continuous investment, extensive
research and development, highly trained
personnel and an advanced market
Silestone Thanks to its properties and characteristics, and because anyone with a Silestone product also automatically becomes one of a kind. Its exclusive nature has enabled it to become a brand linked to the world of fashion and design, associated with the highest levels of innovation and modernity.
the only family-owned, American-made
producer of natural quartz surfaces. It's a
rare combination in today's increasingly
globalized marketplace. For our customers,
it results in quality that can be felt from
start to finish, in products and our
Cornerstone Home Design
As a direct importer of natural stone and by
buying direct from manufacturers,
Cornerstone Home Design is able to offer our
clients a broad range of products and
options that are cost effective and high in
both quality and style.