Counter Top Materials


Natural Stone with a coarse grain and crystalline texture that is thick, durable, and virtually maintenance- free.

Paper Composite

Made of recycled paper (or pulp obtained from sustainable managed forests) and coated in water- based acrylic resin. Examples: PaperStone and Richlite.

Butcher Block

Strips of solid maple, white oak, or beech that has been fused together. It has a warm, rustic look and can double as a cutting board.

Recycled Glass

Aggregate of recycled, often postindustrial, glass tiles or chips. Examples: EnviroSLAB and IceStone, get info from the skip bin hire Central Coast and recycle the best possible way.


Soft, easily carved stone that is generally dark gray and contains talc, which gives it the feel of dry soap.


Marble is metamorphic rock with a swirled, clouded pattern. Comes is a range of colors. Stains very easily.

There is also metal: bronze, brass etc (learn how Diversified Bronze & Manufacturing Inc. is different).