This material is a manmade product consisting of crushed stone bound together by an adhesive. Perhaps one of the largest benefits of quartz surfaces is that they are stain- and heat-resistant, making them easy to maintain. Quartz slabs are available in larger sizes with a variety of endless color options.
A few examples of the brands found at Fordham Marble Co. are:
If you are a lover of the classic look Marble than you know nothing can take its place. The vein movement and softness of the stone is the most desired and far more superior than other stones. Compared to other natural stones like granite and quartzite, marble is a relatively soft stone and more porous – sealing is required.
We’re here to put your mind at ease, and give you 5 solid reasons why you should make the commitment to a natural stone marble countertop.
Cooks who work on marble countertops already know that marble is great for working with pastry and chocolate. When chilled, a marble surface is ideal for keeping dough from sticking – particularly when you're not keen on adding too much extra flour.
Granite countertops are beautiful. These natural stone surfaces come in a wide range of colors and patterns, are extremely durable, and add a luxury “feel” to your home, while also improving resale value. Your options are nearly limitless. Slabs come in light granite, dark granite, and many shades in between. Granite’s natural veining is part of the unique beauty of the material.
Quartzite looks like a Marble acts like a Granite. Quartzite is a Natural Stone. This stone will give you the look of Marble with the durability of Granite. There is a wide spectrum of density and color ways in Quartzite, please keep this mind when making your selection.
Onyx is translucent and can be lit from behind or beneath to showcase its crystalline beauty. In this case, the stone has been polished to add a brilliant reflective shine. Onyx adds the perfect drama to a bathroom vanity or bar top.
Limestone and similarly travertine offer a distinctive alternative to Marble. Limestone is an extremely versatile natural stone and is commonly used both inside and outside the home.
It’s prized for its neutral creamy and soft earth tone colors which allow it to mix well with other stones and finishes. It performs well as a bathroom countertop but is not recommended as a kitchen countertop material. It is ideally used for flooring and fireplaces.
With Nano Glass the light is evenly reflected, making the surface easily luminous. Nano Glass is more resistant to acids, alkalis, than Natural Stone and even, Quartz. Being an inorganic material with high chemical stability, the surface of the product does not suffer damage such as color fading, loss of shine and solidity. It is non-adsorbent and easy to clean. Nano Glass has so many pro’s it is perfect for kitchens and bathrooms.