It is thin layer of plastic laminate material bonded to a core of particleboard. It is most affordable options but can peel up, chip, and scorch easily..
A solid granite sab is used to make a kitchen countertop. Granite is a fairly expensive material but it is durable and it improve home real estate values.
These are small, manageable tiles that resemble ceramic tiles & these are installed with the help of cement-board. Granite tile is the cheapest and offer some degree of prestige.
The marble is the natural stone that is in high demand in the making of kitchen countertops but the main problem is it is very soft & porous stone that must be carefully & repeatedly sealed if used for kitchen countertops.
The slate is hard, durable stone material for countertops since it is relatively non-porous and well resists stains and it also resist bacteria. The main problem is there is limited color option.
It is synthetic material originally created as an alternative to stone. These countertops are more affordable than the natural stone and engineered quartz.
The quartz countertops are an engineered stone product and now a days there are very popular to use as kitchen countertop. These countertops are more durable and different colors and styles are available.
The Concrete Kitchen Countertop is created during the construction of the kitchen with the concrete. The concrete can be colored, textured & polished to a shiny gleam.
They are normally custom-fabricated to precise specifications and installed by custom craftsmen. It is germ-resistant but very expensive countertop option.