Redoing the Kitchen?
For most of the past decade, at least, according to The Marble Institute, more than 75 percent of homeowners remodeling their kitchens have chosen granite for their counter tops.
Given granite’s durability, longevity and good looks, that’s not surprising. But at $60 to $100 per square foot installed, it is expensive – and extraordinarily heavy, often requiring reinforcement of base cabinets.
If you are considering a remodel, consider the following non-granite counter top solutions.