Natural Stone Beyond the Kitchen and Bathroom

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You can enjoy natural stone throughout your house. The beauty and durability of natural stone make it a popular material choice for bathroom and kitchen countertops. However, the same qualities that make natural stone great for countertops are the same reasons they are a wonderful choice for other parts of your home.

As a homeowner, you can extend the beauty of natural stone into other rooms in your house by using natural stone on a bar top, island, fireplace or floor.


Bar and Island Tops

Natural stone makes a wonderful choice in rooms where a lot of entertaining takes place because of their dramatic look and impressive beauty. Bar surfaces have to stand up to spills and abrasions and fortunately, there are natural stone options that can withstand these challenges.

Natural stones such as granite and marble embrace the best that Mother Nature has to offer and create stunning focal points to your entertaining spaces. The right stone can create ambience and style, all while withstanding the heavy use that comes from entertaining, something other materials cannot match.



A natural stone fireplace makes a stunning focal point for your family and living areas. Since marble and granite are both wonderful materials for a fireplace, choosing between the two can be difficult.

A marble fireplace surround can add elegance and visual appeal to a room. Marble can withstand heat and is available white, green, and gray color options. A granite fireplace surround is also heat-resistant and very easy to maintain. Granite is available in a wide variety of colors, making it very easy to find the perfect option for any home décor and style.

Fireplace surrounds are not the only option for incorporating natural stone into your fireplace design. It is also possible to include a marble mantel or a granite hearth even if the rest of your fireplace is not made of natural stone.



The beauty of a natural stone floor does not have to be confined to any particular room of your home. While durability makes natural stone flooring more practical than other flooring materials, homeowners tend to choose natural stone flooring for its luxurious appearance. Granite flooring and marble floor tiles are one-of-a-kind, meaning no two natural stone floors will ever be exactly the same. Natural stone flooring is easy to clean, however it must be cleaned regularly to maintain the beauty of the natural stone.

Natural stone, such as marble and granite, is a versatile material. Bar tops, islands, fireplaces and flooring are just a few ways you can incorporate natural stone in your home beyond a kitchen or bathroom countertop.


So, if you are looking for natural stone – countertops, bar tops, islands and more – in eastern North Carolina, look no further than C & C Stoneworks. We service Greenville, Winterville, Washington, New Bern and surrounding areas. Our C & C Stoneworks team is ready to help, contact us today to learn more or schedule an appointment at our showroom.

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