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Month: March 2024

What Is the Best Countertop Material? 

Deciding to upgrade your kitchen means making many decisions. Choosing the materials for flooring, cabinets, and countertops is often the most difficult since they take up the lion’s share of the budget and are the most visible elements of the room. 

This guide to kitchen countertop materials from Pro Remodeling, a kitchen remodeling company in Tucson, can help you make the right choice for your home. Although the right response to “What is the best countertop material?” varies depending on your expectations and preferred look, a few options can work in almost every space. Check out our suggestions, and then call (520) 745-9769 to learn more. 

What to Look for in Kitchen Countertop Materials

When customers ask us, “What is the best countertop material?” we typically ask a few more questions. The perfect material for one homeowner might be a poor choice for another. 

To evaluate the options, ask yourself:

  • What look am I going for? Do I want unique colors and patterns or a more uniform appearance?
  • How durable and tough do the countertops need to be? Am I willing to be extra careful with materials prone to chips, cracks, or stains?
  • How much maintenance am I willing to do? 
  • What is my budget? 

How you answer these questions can point you toward the best countertop material for your kitchen.

Types of Countertops to Consider for Your Tucson Home 

Some of the most popular options for kitchen counters include natural stone, engineered stone, butcher block, and laminate.

Natural Stone

Granite is the most popular natural stone for counters; marble and soapstone are also good choices.  Granite allows for durable countertops with unique colors and patterns, and the surface resists scratches, cuts, chips, and cracks. Granite requires regular sealing to maintain the finish and protect against hazards; otherwise, they’re easy to clean. 


Engineered quartz countertops are the most durable option, thanks to the practically indestructible combination of crushed stone and polymers. More expensive than granite, quartz does not require sealing but still provides unparalleled resistance to damage and staining. It’s also available in colors and patterns to match any decor.

Butcher Block 

Wood butcher block countertops give your kitchen a rustic and warm appearance. With proper care, including regular applications of mineral oil, they can last for decades. They are vulnerable to damage from water, stains, scratches, and nicks, but you can refinish them to restore a like-new finish. 


Laminate countertops are the least expensive option, with the most diverse variety of colors and patterns. While they are easy to clean and maintain, you must take extra care to clean up spills to prevent staining and avoid placing hot pans and cutting directly on the surfaces since they’re vulnerable to scratches. 

Get Help From the Local Experts 

If you need help with a kitchen remodeling project or want more insight into decisions like “What is the best countertop material?” dial (520) 745-9769 to talk with the experts at Pro Remodeling. We’re the leading kitchen company, remodeling local homes to make them more functional and beautiful.