Hi, I have heard both great things and not so great things about slate counter tops. One friend says her slate is basically indestructible.... no scratches, stains, etc. I have read online that slate is a big contender for counter tops, arguably outperforming granite.
Other people have told me the exact opposite...that I will HATE my slate counter tops within a week because of scratches and stains.
I love the look of slate and would prefer this over marble or granite. I have heard that Vermont slate is the superior slate (above Italian). I am looking for a black or charcoal gray color. Do you guys have any recommendations? Is it just a matter of sealing it? I want low maintenance but a natural look that isn't granite!
Thanks for your suggestions!