The comparison chart below gives consumers a general overview of most of the popular countertop surfacing materials. While this chart is not a perfectly accurate analysis of all materials, it “generalizes” characteristics to define each material.
*NSF Certified – material can be used in a commercial food preparation area.
Chart provided courtesy of CountertopReview.com. Through experience fabricating and installing counter surfaces, they understand the qualities, characteristics and limitations of each product. The above chart was created with the expert help from the following: Olive Mill Manufacturing Inc. , Mather Countertop Systems , Sterling Surfaces , Concrete Countertop Institute , Refresh Interiors Inc. , Hoff’s Tops and More and Surface Authority Inc.