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Are granite countertops on their way out?


Author's Note: Are granite countertops on their way out?

During a recent trip to Israel, my group stopped in Caesarea. Visitors head to this upscale town north of Tel Aviv to visit Caesarea National Park, which is home to spectacular Ottoman and Crusader ruins, plus a Roman aqueduct and theater. That's what we were there to do, too. As we drove up, our tour guide noted that Caesarea is where the popular countertop material CaesarStone originated, and pointed out a factory next to the ruins that produce the engineered quartz. I'd never heard of CaesarStone before, and wasn't sure if he was exaggerating its popularity out of hometown pride. After researching this article, I learned he wasn't exaggerating a bit. Long live Caesar(Stone)!

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