Elegant Stone Products

Countertop Comparison: Granite, Quartz, Soapstone, Dekton & Recycled Material

Many countertop surfaces are out there and finding the right one for your everyday use and budget can be confusing and difficult. Below you will find the key features on the surfaces we offer for your consideration when selecting your countertop(s).

Remember that we are always here to help you through the process. We stock many of these materials in full slabs and you are welcome to view and select your very own material for your countertop. You can find links to our suppliers in the Materials tab.

Comparison of Custom Countertops

Criteria Granite Soapstone Quartz Dekton Recycled
Bacteria Resistance ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
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Outdoor Use ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Heat Resistance ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Certified Safe for Food Prep (NSF 51) yes yes yes yes no