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No kitchen is complete without countertops. Deciding which types of kitchen countertops are best for your needs involves considering price, durability, maintenance and more.
It’s also worth revisiting preconceived notions about the best kitchen counter materials: Some materials, like granite, have become more affordable in recent years. Newer options, such as poured concrete and engineered stone, also present good alternatives. Even laminate looks better than what you might remember from the 1990s.
Here are the pros and cons of different types of kitchen countertops.
It’s easy to see why polished granite is the most popular countertop…