Natural stone is timeless. Its durability insures that your selection will last a lifetime. Stone is resistant to many of the wearing effects of weather, light, scratching and staining. Granite is the preferred choice for kitchen countertops, floors and other heavily used surfaces. Formed by volcanic activity, granite is one of the hardest and least porous stones you can use for a countertop. Not affected by citric acid, coffee, tea, alcohol or wine, granite is nearly impossible to scratch.Click here for more reasons.