Read about kitchen countertop choices and designs. Learn the pros and cons of different countertop materials such as granite, solid surface composites, ceramic tile, and laminates.|
Details: When selecting a kitchen countertop material, think about the tasks you expect to perform on each work surface. Wood works well for chopping and slicing foods while marble is ideal for making pastry and candy. Sometimes a multi-surface countertop is a good compromise solution. One countertop material can be used in the work area; another material may be preferable in the clean-up or eating area.