Granite is a popular choice for kitchen and bathroom countertops. It is available in an assortment of colors with many different variations in order to give you a unique and complimentary design. Granite requires very little maintenance and does not typically stain, scratch, or etch due to heat. Granite is a good practical choice for elegance in your home.
Marble is a timeless stone originally used by Greek and Roman sculptors and architects as a symbol of elegance and tradition. Primarily found in bathrooms, and used as fireplace surrounds, marble is a very durable and economical solution that involves standard maintenance and practical care. A favorite stone due to its colorful veining and swirls, marble can make any room truly stunning.
Limestone is commonly used for various purposes such as fireplace surrounds, flooring, furniture, and vanity tops. Limestone is softer and more porous than other natural stones and often requires regular maintenance. However, since Limestone is a material that can be molded easily, it is ideal for any type of complicated fabrication and can be very cost effective.
Travertine is a natural stone used primarily in back splashes, tiles, paving patios, garden paths, showers, and vanity tops. Its main characteristics are the pitted holes and troughs in its surface. Travertine is resistant to heat and moisture, which makes it an excellent choice for many areas and surfaces within your home.
Soapstone is a natural stone with an “earthy” look and feel. It is a soft stone frequently used for countertops, farmer sinks, vanity tops, and fireplace surrounds. Since Soapstone is stain-resistant and antibacterial, care for this material is relatively easy. While soapstone can come from many places around the world, Alberene Soapstone is quarried locally in the mountains of Virginia.
Quartz is a natural stone and surfacing product that is nonporous. It does not absorb food and liquids, resists scratches and chips, and does not require polishing or sealing—making it almost indestructible. Quartz is an ideal choice for kitchens and bathrooms.
With the ever-changing priorities of the world and a renewed commitment to make our planet a better place, companies strive to provide materials that meet environmental concerns. As a result, European Stone Concepts is authorized by manufacturers to fabricate recycled materials to help in meeting eco-friendly goals through our products.