||$32 - 75
Granite countertops have been a popular presence in homes since the early 1990s, when prices
natural stone became more affordable. Whether its kitchen countertops, bathroom countertops
outdoor surfaces, granite is one of the most popular choices amongst homeowners. These
countertops can be found in a variety of colors and styles, and are made of one of the most
materials you can have in your home. Granite countertops are heat resistant, scratch
resistant and are low maintenance. All you will need to do is clean, re-apply a sealant
every year and polish to keep the surfaces in good shape.
Another benefit that you will receive from granite countertops is the price: The surfaces
are among the
least expensive options you can find. On average, granite countertops cost between $32 to
$75 per square foot.
||$40 - 100
Marble countertops are beloved by many homeowners for their classic and timeless appeal.
granite, these surfaces come in a range of colors and styles. You certainly will not be
limited when it
comes to choosing marble countertops. These elegant surfaces are very durable, but do
maintenance than granite. Considering the benefits you can receive from the natural stone,
maintenance can be well worth it.
Although high-end options can be a bit pricey and the stone is known for its elegance, you
will be able
to find marble countertops that are reasonably priced. The average cost of marble
countertops is between
$40 to $100 per square foot.
||$50 - 120
Quartz countertops are engineered stone surfaces. The countertops are made by combining
percent ground quartz with about 10 percent polyresin, although these numbers will differ
depending on the brand (Caesarstone, Silestone, etc.). While this is the case, do not be
thinking these countertops are of lesser quality than natural stone. In fact, because they
manufactured, quartz countertops can be made to mimic the look of natural stone, among many
color and style options you can find. Quartz countertops are stylish, durable and low
all qualities that help make them one of the most popular options among today’s homeowners.
In terms of price, quartz falls in the middle ground between affordable and expensive. It
ultimately depend on the factors mentioned previously. The surfaces tend to fall in the
range of $50
to $120 per square foot.
||$50 - 200
If you are looking for a darker colored countertop and something that looks more modern in
slate may be the perfect choice for you. These durable surfaces come in a beautiful range of
grays. Slate countertops are heat resistant, stain resistant and anti-bacterial.
Slate also falls in the middle ground when it comes to cost. Some options are more
others are quite pricey. The average cost of slate countertops is between $50 to $200 per
||$55 - 100
Soapstone countertops are soft to the touch and can be found in a gorgeous range of dark
grays. One of the unique properties of this natural stone is its ability to darken on its
time. If this is something that appeals to you, then you should certainly consider soapstone
countertops. In addition, if you want to speed up the darkening process, you can treat the
with mineral oil. While the material is prone to scratching, these scratches can easily be
Soapstone countertops tend to cost between $55 to $100 per square foot.
||$60 - 120
Many homeowners who like the look of marble countertops but want a material that requires
maintenance opt for quartzite countertops. These surfaces can be found in many colors and
styles look so much like marble that the stone gets mistaken for being a slab of marble.
elegant colors and veins of the stone to its durability and many other positive qualities,
it is no
surprise that quartzite countertops are beloved by homeowners.
The lower end of quartzite’s average price range is a little higher than that of marble,
is some overlap between the two similar-looking materials. On average, quartzite countertops
between $60 to $120 per square foot.
||$70 - 200
Limestone countertops can add a feeling of light and life to your space. In addition, this
natural stone can be used as many other home applications, including backsplashes and
surrounds. While limestone countertops are not the best choice for high-traffic areas like
the surfaces are great for rooms like the bathroom. That said, you can install limestone
in your kitchen, but you will need to be very careful around them.
For limestone countertops, expect to pay about $70 to $200 per square foot.
||$75 - 250
If you want a countertop that is truly breathtaking and unique, onyx may be just what you
for. The stone is among the rarest materials you can find and will incorporate stunning
your home. Since the surfaces are translucent, onyx countertops can be backlit, which will
appearance of your surface by highlighting the color and patterns present in the stone. Your
countertop is sure to become the focal point of any room it is in.
Because it is a rarer material, onyx tends to be on the pricier side. You should prepare to
$75 to $250 per square foot on average.
||$75 - 300
Gemstone is another rare material you can choose for your countertops. If you are looking
countertop that resembles a work of art, gemstone can be the perfect option for you. These
surfaces come in a range of colors and styles, and are also very durable.
If you are looking for an inexpensive countertop option, gemstone will not be suitable for
surfaces generally start at around $75 per square foot, with many types of the stone priced
||$45 - 75
Travertine countertops are similar to limestone. This is mostly due to the fact that
travertine is a
form of limestone, although the two names should not be used interchangeably. There are some
differences between the two materials. Travertine countertops are not the best choice for a
high-traffic areas like the kitchen, but the surfaces are great for bathrooms and lower
However, you can install travertine countertops in the kitchen, but you will need to be very
Travertine countertops generally cost between $45 to $75 per square foot.
||$50 - 70
If you are looking to achieve a modern style, glass countertops are a perfect fit for your
their beauty, these surfaces are very durable. In addition to countertops, you can also use
other surfaces, like backsplashes. Glass countertops are resistant to stains, scratches and
make them a great option for the kitchen.
Glass countertops will typically cost between $50 to $70 per square foot.