Alternative Stone Bathroom Countertops

Limestone, slate and travertine stone countertops add one-of-a-kind natural beauty to a bathroom.
By: Kim Hildenbrand

Natural Beauty

Limestone slab countertops, rich with natural beauty, are a timeless addition. Limestone's soft nature makes it easier to install than some materials, but the porous surface requires sealing. Photo courtesy of Walker Zanger

Durable Beauty

This dark natural stone lends distinctive elegance in the bath. Durable soapstone is nonporous and withstands chemicals. Photo courtesy of Soapstone International Inc.

Elegant Surfaces

A member of the marble family, travertine is an elegant stone that comes in various colors. The surface is slightly pitted and requires sealing. Photo courtesy of AKDO

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