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6326 Main Ave. #1 Orangevale CA, 95662
Phone: 916-988-5298 | Fax: 916-988-1078
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Marble & Onyx Bathrooms

Beautiful Marble & Soapstone Countertops and Surfaces

Marble, Onyx, & Travertine

vanities, Tub, and Shower Surrounds

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Marble is a popular choice for bathroom vanities, tub, and shower surrounds due to its timeless beauty. Its unique veining patterns and wide range of colors offer a natural touch of sophistication to any bathroom.  Marble is a durable material, capable of withstanding regular use in a bathroom environment. It is resistant to heat, scratches, and cracks.


Onyx features striking and unique patterns with rich colors, making it an ideal choice for adding a touch of elegance and visual interest to bathroom surfaces.  Onyx is a semitransparent stone that allows light to pass through it. This characteristic creates a captivating effect when backlit, giving the bathroom a warm and sophisticated ambiance. Installing onyx countertops or shower surrounds with backlighting can create a stunning centerpiece in the bathroom.

While onyx is a softer stone compared to granite or quartz, it is still durable enough for bathroom applications. When properly sealed, it can withstand the moisture and humidity often present in bathrooms without getting damaged or discolored.  However, it is important to note that the relative softness of onyx makes it more susceptible to scratches and chipping compared to harder stones.

Travertine is a natural stone, formed in mineral hot springs, that is a form of limestone and almost looks like marble. It is available in many earth colors, and has beautiful natural veining. Travertine is heat resistant, handling temperature changes well, and is less expensive than granite and some other marble types.  Take note that travertine is softer and more porous than marble, which makes it highly reactive to acidic liquids (causes staining) and it is also prone to scratching.  Regular sealing can prevent staining and preserve its appearance. In case of any damage or scratches, travertine is easy to repair.


Contact us today at 916-988-5298 to schedule an appointment for a free estimate, or stop by our showroom — located on Main Ave in Orangevale, to learn more about our products and services.


Is marble as durable as other stones used for countertops?

While marble is softer than granite or quartz, it is durable, easily able to withstand normal wear and tear. It is resistant to scratching and chipping, which makes it suitable for countertops where hot hair tools or sharp objects might be used. When properly sealed, marble can last for decades, maintaining its natural beauty and elegance over time.

Is marble resistant to heat?

Marble has a high heat resistance, making it ideal for bathroom countertops where hot hair tools or heated styling products may come into contact with the surface.

Is marble water resistant?

Marble is naturally porous, but can be sealed to enhance its water-resistant properties. When properly sealed and maintained, marble countertops, vanities, and shower surrounds can withstand water exposure without staining or damage.

Are marble countertops easy to maintain?

Marble requires regular maintenance, including sealing, to prevent staining or etching from acidic substances. However, it is relatively easy to clean and maintain using mild soap and water.


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Beautiful Stone Countertops and Surfaces
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"We recently completed our second job with Stokes Granite & Stone ... the process and follow-up with the office staff was amazing. They were very pleasant and helpful."

Linda M. - Rocklin, CA (Yelp)


"A friend recommended Stokes Granite to me and they did not disappoint. From the secretary, the quote, measurement, and install! Always on time and very professional."

Tim K. - Folsom, CA (Yelp)


"From the beginning to the end of our project the customer service has been top notch. I would recommend them to anyone ... we are going to have them to a bathroom or two."

Nadien M. - West Sacramento, CA (Yelp)


"I have used Stokes for three projects now, and I only regret the one project I used someone else. They call the day before your appts and the day of when they are enroute."

White S. - Folsom, CA (Yelp)


"Total professionals, always prepared and easy to work with ... they took the time and matched up the pattern between pieces perfectly. The work itself turned out beautifully."

Emily R. - Fair Oaks, CA (Yelp)


"I choose Stokes Granite and Stone from recommendation by Daletile ... I recommend Stokes Granite and Stone to everyone who needs the stones fabricated. Good people, good price, and good job."

Thi V. - Folsom, CA (Yelp)