Every countertop material has its excess and its lack. For clear explanation, let us know each of them as consideration to create countertop later. The first countertop material is granite. Granite is countertop material which is expensive and elegant. Granite becomes one of natural stones which have excess in its power and its resistance.
The lack of granite is that it is a type of natural stone which has large pores so that it has to be polished periodically to maintain its beauty and its luxury. The second countertop material is glass. This transparent solid is indeed not usual to be applied on countertop for it is easily broken and chipped and its breakage could not be fixed.
The lack of countertop from ceramic is uneven surface and on the edge of ceramic sheet is easily broken. Moreover, on the ceramic grout line is easily leak and stained. The next is countertop from lava stone. Lava stone is sparkling and having color choices. Lava stone is not porous and has no pores like glass. It also is resistant to heat, scratch, and easy to clean. The lack of this material is on the price which is expensive for it is new comer of countertop material.
The fifth countertop material is marble. Marble is containing crystallized carbon with motif pattern and various textures. Marble countertop would make your kitchen looks elegant. The lack of marble is the price which is expensive and difficult to clean when it gets stain.