Choosing the Best Kitchen Countertop Materials

One of the most important kitchen-design decisions you’ll make is choosing the right countertop for your lifestyle. Do you need an easy-to-maintain surface? Is stain-resistance a concern? Or is style what matters most?

A wealth of options are available, and factors like durability and appearance will most likely influence your choice. Some materials require extra care, a few are nearly maintenance-free, and others develop a patina that makes the counter surface even more beautiful as it ages.

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