In today’s society, stone countertops have become more of a design staple instead of just a cooking surface. In recent years, countertops have taken over as the focal point of a house. Not only do stone counters add to resale value, they also add a touch of personal style as well as a highly durable countertop surface.Its one of the most hygienic surfaces. Any germs, dirt or bacteria can simply be wiped away using your favorite disinfectant solution. They never have to be sealed and are impervious to damage from extreme temperatures, humidity and UV light.