Best Stone Countertops For Your Kitchen

Sunday, September 11, 2022
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Stone kitchen countertops have been a thing for over 30 years because of their beauty and luxurious appearance. Although these days, it can be tough to choose the right one with so many different types of stone countertops on the market.

Choosing the wrong surface for your room or lifestyle can mean damage to your countertop. At Hard Rock Stone Works, we work with you to help you avoid costly mistakes. So read on and find out more about the various types of kitchen stone countertops on the market today and the lifestyles they are best suited for.

Types of Stone Countertops for Kitchens


Quartzite is a processed rock that forms when sandstone rich in quartz gets subjected to a process known as metamorphism. An important fact to note right off the bat is that quartzite and quartz are two different things.

Quartzite is a very hard surface that is very scratch resistant. Quartzite is also very aesthetically pleasing.

On the other side of its known facts is that it is also porous. As a result, you need to seal it as often as twice yearly, which is a slight inconvenience. If you don’t, it can collect stains.


Marble is another amazing rock. Its stellar good looks have made it an extremely popular luxury building material.

Marble can be expensive both upfront and in the long run. As with most types of natural stone, you also need to reseal marble regularly to prevent stains.


Granite countertops are always at the top of the kitchen countertop list. They are usually the go-to stone for anyone designing or remodeling a luxury kitchen.

Granite is pretty foolproof and a great choice for most people that want a countertop that will truly last. Granite produces a distinguished look in any location it is placed and it is one of the top selections for many luxury homes today. Granite has historically been an expensive material to build with and modern granite has grown a bit cheaper with the help of engineered stone. 

No matter which stone you decide will work best for your lifestyle in your kitchen, we know that all of them will help increase the value of your home.  And let’s face it.  We all spend a lot of time dining and entertaining in this meal-shared favorite room of the house, so love the look you rock!

Installing countertops with Hard Rock Stone Works

Hard Rock Stone Works offers the best kitchen countertop installation in the Detroit area. Whether you are in need of countertop repairs or you would like a complete renovation, choosing Hard Rock Stone Works can ensure you will have high-quality workmanship and the best quality of installation for your home.

Contact Hard Rock Stone Works, the industry leader in stone countertops.  We design, deliver and install custom countertops for all of Detroit and the metropolitan areas.  Call us today at 586-251-0083 for a free estimate or reach out to us on our contact form. Start exploring now...

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