This is certainly a common question. The materials used are often laminate (Formica or melamine) Corian, ceramic or stone tile, concrete, quartz, granite, marble, sandstone, and even stainless steel in some cases.
Let us face it, not all kitchen remodeling jobs go off without a hitch. In fact, most couples dread the thought of doing a kitchen remodel since it could mean more costs then they budgeted for. However, there are many benefits for doing a kitchen remodeling. If you are wise enough to foresee potential kitchen remodeling pitfalls, you just might be lucky enough to avoid them.
If you want to remodel your kitchen, there are several things you should keep in mind. First, make a realistic budget. You will likely run into unexpected complications, so make an allowance for paying a bit more than you had originally expected to.