Everyone is using natural stone these days. It is so versatile you can use it on your floors, counter tops, back-splashes and more. The only downside is it absorbs stains easily. This is why it's important you seal them before that happens. Here is a video showing the various types of stone and an explanation on how to seal them. It also shows how to remove stains. just in case you need it. It's comforting to know that your counter tops are not ruined!