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