When it comes to options, countertops offer overwhelming choice in materials, styles, and colors. What to pick? What you like, of course. But let durability be your watchword. Your kitchen countertops put up with greasy spills, winey stains, and knifey nicks; your bathroom vanity must withstand all manner of soaps, potions, and lotions. We’ll help you sort out the legion of coutnertop options. And if you’re not ready to buy new? Get this: You can actually resurface countertops! We’ll show you some clever kitchen countertop ideas that saved DIYers a ton of money.

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