A popular choice because of it's stain resistance and sturdiness, granite countertops are safe for use outdoors and won't weather or fade. With hundreds of shades and colors, you can find the perfect surface for your counters.
Laminate countertops are a great value choice for your home. Some times a fraction of the cost of other materials, laminate still boasts high impact and stain resistance, look great and are easy to maintain.
Concrete countertops are a great choice for a number of reasons - among them that concrete isn't just durable and easy to clean, but that concrete ages with time, creating an aesthetic unique to just your countertop.