More About Soapstone
Soapstone like granite, is a natural stone, that is quarried. It's composed mostly
of mineral talc, which makes it quite soft.
Soapstone used for countertops has a higher amount of quartz in it, which makes it harder
and more suitable as a kitchen countertop. This light gray surface with its subtle veins, makes soapstone an old-world charm with its modern beauty.
Hot pans won't damage it. It is not affected by acids and it inhibits bacteria.
Soapstone won't absorb stains and discolorations. Stains and blemishes can be
removed with gentle sanding.
This classic stone has been used for centuries in the building world in everything
from fireplaces to sinks. Its beauty only grows over the years, as it darkens for a dramatic appearance.
Applications of mineral oil will remove most scratches. Resistant to etching from acids, deeper scratches can be sanded away.
From traditional to contemporary, soapstone is an age-old option for any style of
home. Soft to the touch, the surface ages gracefully and lasts for years.