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10 Kitchen Designs With Slate Countertops

kitchen with lace slate countertop


When it comes to kitchen countertops, there are quite a few options out there for people to choose from. Over the years, marble and granite have become popular choices, but slate countertops are also something to consider. Not only are slate countertops beautiful, but they also have other qualities that can make them a better choice than marble and granite. Since slate is not a porous material, it is relatively easy to keep clean and doesn’t absorb liquids. This means that you won’t have to worry about any potential spills causing permanent staining to your counters. On top of that, slate is very durable which means that there is a low likelihood of scratching or chipping. Last, but certainly not least, slate countertops are affordable and are less expensive than marble and granite. Here are 10 kitchen designs with slate countertops.

beautiful gray slate kitchen countertop


Although slate countertops don’t come in as many varieties as marble and granite, each countertop is still unique.

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beautiful kitchen with farmhouse sink


Kitchen countertops aren’t something we think about a lot, but they’re incredibly important to the look and functionality of our kitchens.

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slate chalkboard countertops


Slick slate countertops are unbelievably attractive and can really transform your kitchen.

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large kitchen with slate countertops


No matter what type of look you’re going for, slate is the type of material that can blend in well with any style.

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beautiful large kitchen with wooden floors


When it comes to kitchen design, there lots of ways to make sure you are correctly complimenting your countertops. This dark wood flooring is the perfect match for these dark slate counters.

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beautiful gray slate kitchen counter


Keep in mind that slate countertops don’t just have to be one color.

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slate soapstone countertop no oil


With slate counters, your kitchen’s cleaning routine will definitely be less of a hassle and there is less maintenance to worry about.

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beautiful slate kitchen counter


This beautiful modern kitchen is a prime example of just how stunning slate countertops can be.

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kitchen design with hanging lamps


Once you get slate counters, you’ll probably want to show them off. Hanging lamps can be exactly what you need to shine a little light onto your beautiful counters.

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traditional kitchen with subway tile


With lots of counter space, this large kitchen allows the slate to really shine.

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Written by Camille Moore

Camille has a master's degree from Saint Joseph University's Writing Studies program. Her writing has been published on several websites, and she enjoys writing articles and short stories in her spare time. You can follow Camille on Twitter @CamealAshley.