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Old 12-01-2010, 09:22 PM   #1
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We're considering using composite for our kitchen countertop. I've always thought they looked very cool in pictures, and I just received 2 "sample boxes" of them and I'm really digging one of them, "Black Diamond" by Richlite to be specific.

The material seems solid and I like the color.

Has anyone ever used this? Feedback?

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What are you calling a composite?
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http://www.home-style-choices.com/co...untertops.html
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Hello, nice reading, I like these:
http://www.lithistone.net

I love the way they can have a integral sink with the counter top so you don't have to deal with caulks in the sink area. If I were to redo my kitchen I think I'll go for these type of counter top. Bathroom too if remodel that part of the house.


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I was not aware of this product, interesting. But it has a lot of the negatives of natural stone, in that it can stain and needs maintenance. Consider man-made quartz for stone like durability, maintenance free.
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Hm - just priced it, seems to be comparable w/ a mid - upper range granite. That kinda takes a little bit of the appeal out of it for me. I think I'm running back towards the engineered stone train.
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Make sure that the composite stone you are about to buy is quartz or granite base ... marble may be very similar and I would not advise you to get composite marble for any kitchen. I expect that what you mean by composite stone is in reality


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