Frequently Asked Questions

A variety of questions about natural or engineered stone countertops is very common for someone encounterning the process of installing stone countertops in their kitchen.


We’ve assembled answers to the most common questions surrounding stone countertops on this “Frequently Asked Questions” (FAQ) portion of CORNERSTONE TOPS

Granite counters will shine years from now just as if it was brand new. Granite counters are highly scratch resistant and will not show wear from daily use. Routine cleaning of your countertops with mild soap and water is all that is generally required. Once a year, a re-application of a penetrating sealer should be performed, which only takes about 15 minutes—less time than scouring a solid surface countertop with a cleanser to remove scratches. Engineered stone like Quartz countertops are maintenance free.

In addition to its strength, granite is a very beautiful stone that adds color and warmth to any kitchen. With just a little care to protect their beauty and utility, granite countertops will last a lifetime.

Granite is the most durable of all stones, second only to diamonds. Stone counters are heat resistant and can withstand the heat of hot pots and pans without damage. Impact from a heavy object may chip granite but heat from anything short of a blowtorch will not affect your countertopThe hardness of the surface is excellent for handling dough and confectionery. Properly installed granite countertops should last a lifetime

Stone counters are usually competitively priced compared to other high-end surfacing materials. You will be amazed when you compare the price of stone countertops to other popularly famed “luxury surfaces”. Stone offers you an unmatched value with its natural beauty, elegance and longevity.


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