Kitchen Countertop Styles and Trends

Your kitchen countertops should not only reflect your style but also accommodate your meal preparation needs. Learn the pros and cons of popular kitchen countertop materials.

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Composite Kitchen Countertops

Composite Kitchen Countertops

by Kim Hildenbrand

Made from recycled materials, environmentally friendly composite countertops provide a durable kitchen work surface with customizab ...


Granite Kitchen Countertops

Granite Kitchen Countertops

by Kim Hildenbrand

The most popular natural stone countertop material, granite is resistant to heat and scratches and lends a luxurious look to a kitc ...


Granite Kitchen Countertops

Granite Kitchen Countertops

by Kim Hildenbrand

The most popular natural stone countertop material, granite is resistant to heat and scratches and lends a luxurious look to a kitc ...


Engineered Stone Kitchen Countertops

Engineered Stone Kitchen Countertops

by Kim Hildenbrand

Engineered stone combines the beauty of natural stone with unmatched durability.


Engineered Stone Kitchen Countertops

Engineered Stone Kitchen Countertops

by Kim Hildenbrand

Engineered stone combines the beauty of natural stone with unmatched durability.


Wood and Butcher Block Kitchen Countertops

Wood and Butcher Block Kitchen Countertops

by Kim Hildenbrand

A warm alternative to stone, wood countertops can serve as a decorative kitchen feature or a heavy-duty work surface, depending on ...


Laminate Kitchen Countertops

Laminate Kitchen Countertops

by Kim Hildenbrand

An inexpensive option, laminate countertops can stand up to stains and scratches and are available in many styles and colors.


Concrete Kitchen Countertops

Concrete Kitchen Countertops

by Kim Hildenbrand

Far from cold and boring, versatile concrete countertops can be custom-made in nearly any shape, color or finish.


Solid-Surface Kitchen Countertops

Solid-Surface Kitchen Countertops

by Kim Hildenbrand

Stylish, nonporous and easy to maintain, solid-surface countertops can mimic high-end materials like granite, quartz, concrete and ...


Marble Kitchen Countertops

Marble Kitchen Countertops

by Kim Hildenbrand

One of the priciest options in kitchen countertops, marble surfaces are elegant and can last a lifetime.


Soapstone Kitchen Countertops

Soapstone Kitchen Countertops

by Kim Hildenbrand

A resilient and low-maintenance kitchen countertop surface, natural soapstone ages beautifully and lasts for years.


Tile Kitchen Countertops

Tile Kitchen Countertops

by Kim Hildenbrand

Durable tile countertops are available in a wide range of styles and colors that can enhance any kitchen's design.


Stainless Steel Kitchen Countertops

Stainless Steel Kitchen Countertops

by Kim Hildenbrand

Strong and heat resistant, sleek stainless steel countertops are great for food prep and easy to clean.


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