Color trends in countertop materials haven’t changed radically in recent years, Mandell adds. “We find that warm neutrals continue to be the first choice for the majority of homeowners, but there are colors in both solid surface and quartz that do appeal to those looking for something more extreme or unique,” he says.
After selecting the countertop option that works best for you, Kruger suggests doing your research for the best fabricator. “Throughout the country there are plenty of fabricators who do solid surface, quartz and granite,” he says. “The key is to find the right provider. It’s service that counts.”