Are Stone Countertops Worth it? 09/27/2015 The short answer is yes! But that answer will not suffice the smart buyer, so let’s get deeper into the reasons why stone countertops are worth every last penny. The Sheer Beauty of Natural Stone This reason might seem superficial and vague, but the beauty that sleek, well-made countertops can add to your home goes a long way. Do you remember when you bought your house? Now imagine having walked into a beautiful granite or quartz kitchen, how much of an impression would that have had on you?