For many homeowners, it can be touchy choosing the right materials to fit their style and overall goals for their kitchen remodeling. However, it may comfort some to know that there are many options available that can be customized to fit your dream design. The materials can range from timeless and classic to sleek and modern. Depending on your tastes, you’re sure to find the right countertop material.

The first thing to consider is how much activity your kitchen will be seeing. If you have small children, you need a material that is both stain and scratch resistant. Marble and granite are your best options, although both are on the pricey side. But, if you’re willing to pay a little more for these qualities, plus their timeless beauty, you’ll find it a wise investment.

For those looking for a modern and chic façade, there are choices as well. Stainless steel is a durable and sturdy options for homeowners that want that a seamless, smooth look in their kitchen. While stainless steel is very heat resistant and easy to clean, it can also dent and be noisy.

If you’re looking for an option that can be customizable in both color and effect, glass is your best bet. You can create a visually stunning look that is sure to wow your visitors with its inherent elegance.

Whatever your style, just know that your choices are limitless. If budget is an issue, there are still more cost-effective options out there.