Soapstone countertops have become increasingly popular due to their smooth, dense composition and a sleek modern appearance. It is a beautiful shade of grey that can range from light to almost black.
For a while there, granite and natural stone countertops were all the rage and with good reason. They are both durable, sanitary, and aesthetically pleasing kitchen finishes. However, we're noticing that butcher block countertops are making a comeback. Beautiful wood never goes completely out of style, which is one reason why butcher block countertops have been so popular throughout the ages. They work well in both traditional and modern kitchen designs and will last a lifetime with proper care and maintenance.
Concrete is becoming more and more popular as a material for kitchen countertops. If you are currently doing research on countertop materials for your kitchen renovation, then it may be time to consider concrete. Made from a multipurpose mortar blend, concrete countertops consist of a ratio of three parts sand to one part cement. If you are concerned that your concrete countertop will look like a sidewalk, not to worry: these countertops can be beautifully made and shaped, and can even have any color added to them. The final result will look industrial, modern, and durable.