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Countertop Materials

The Countertop Guru fabricates from granite, marble, soapstone and quartzite. These four popular natural stone materials are the best selling options in the kitchen-bath countertop industry. Our stone distributors offer hundreds of colors shipped from different countries around the world. Selling typical colors such as Santa Cecilia, absolute black, Baltic brown, ubatuba, etc. They also offer a huge variety of patterns and grains with distinctive colors, and exotic segments, which prices are determined by their quarrying process and availability.

Engineered Stone suppliers offer domestic and international brands. Our domestic brand is Cambria. International suppliers like DuPont, Cosentino, and Samsung manufacture Zodiaq, Silestone, and Radianz respectively. Quartz surfacing and engineered marble are the two different options in this category. Unlike its natural counterpart, quartz is heavier, colors and patterns are uniform, and porosity is not a concern. Prices can exceed those of natural stone, and this manmade material is perhaps one of the costliest option on the market.

Solid surface is very well-known by Corian. However, Wilsonart, Formica, and Staron are other exceptional brands in this category. Solid surface is on the market since the 1960ís, and it is highly used in commercial projects for restaurants, hotels, retails, gyms, hospitals, etc. In residential settings, homeowners love solid surface because it is hygienic, seamless, flexible (Thermo-plastic formability), and renewable. Being also possible to incorporate in their projects, a solid surface sink, and backsplashes.

Laminate, also known as High Pressure Laminate (HPL) is on the market since the 1920ís. This inexpensive surface has evolved through decades in appearance and durability. Invented by Formica, this surface is available in a gigantic catalog of colors: from simple, and basic economical options to splendid designs series that include rich tones and elaborated finishes. In the industry of laminate, manufactures like Pionite, Wilsonart and Nevamar produce almost any thinkable color and design as well.