Stone Countertops

It’s human nature for all of us to be uncomfortable about making decisions regarding products or services for which we do not feel totally informed. Do we acquire a second opinion to validate our first or do we go with a “gut” reaction? Selecting a stone countertop is one of those things we may not be as versed in as we’d like to be. Not a problem with Holz and Stein because we have the people and knowledge to help you make the logical, rational decision you will feel comfortable making and one matching the application for which it was intended. Natural stone countertops such as granite, marble or quartz, varies in strength, wearability, texture and machinability. One variety may be the perfect color for the design but not the ability to withstand the high volume of traffic required while another may have an excess of durability but not meet the style. Spend some time going through the options available (below) in natural stone countertops. If you have any questions afterwards please call (214)535-2521  for clarification or installation.


The word Marble is Greek in derivation and roughly translates to a “crystalized form of Limestone”. As testified to in viewing thousand year old buildings, statues and beautiful works of art, Marble will certainly endure the test of time.

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The second hardest stone known to man (next to the Diamond) is Granite. Because of that and its recent popularity in new home and commercial buildings soaring, Granite has become one of the most popular stone choices.

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Quartz is THE most varied of all minerals occurring in different forms, habits, and colors and is the second most abundant mineral in our earth’s Continental Crust. There are more variety of names given to Quartz than any other mineral...

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Quartzite is an extremely hard “Metamorphic” rock or one that is not water-soluble or acid-soluble and a rock that has been altered by energy that includes heat, pressure and time. Just like a Diamond is formed, so too is natural Quartzite...

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The most accepted gemstone definition describes Onyx as a solid black Chalcedony, or a banded or layered black and white, however, as can be seen in the images, everything is not just Black & White. 

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Soap Stone

Are you seeking a beautiful, durable, naturally non-porous countertop that requires no maintenance? Look no further; soapstone is timelessly elegant, cleans up easily with soap and water, doesn’t stain, and is not affected by chemicals...

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Edge Selection

Your final stone selection is the correct edge to apply in order to accent and reinforce your style. Your Holz and Stein representative or designer will help with that selection. Custom cuts available optionally.