Solid surface countertops are made from resin and natural minerals. These kitchen and bathroom countertops are higher-quality than other affordable countertop options like laminate because they are made from a solid piece of material. There are 3 types of solid surface countertops – acrylic-based, polyester-based, and acrylic/polyester-based, each having unique attributes. There are many benefits to using solid surface countertops – they are nonporous, easy to clean, easy to repair, can appear seamless, and can look like granite or marble but cost less and require less maintenance. Learn about options for solid surface countertops and the benefits of each.