Slate is among the best surfaces for kitchen counters. Our Vermont and Virginia slate have very low water absorption rates (one of the qualities that makes them some of the world’s best roofing slates) making them stain-resistant. Slate is honed (not polished) to an eggshell like surface. Because our slate tops are made custom for you, you can also choose thicker than standard (which is typically 1 1/4″) for a more custom appearance.
The process for getting slate countertops in your home: