Soapstone Countertops

Soapstone

For the look of a gracefully aged countertop, soapstone is the natural choice.  It feels soft to the touch and was named after the soft feel of dry soap.  As a softer stone, soapstone can be carved into seamless apron front sinks.  Naturally, soapstone is highly heat resistent because it is a stone product.  In order to enhance and preserve the appearance of your countertop, you will need to periodically oil the surface.  It has a long history in the kitchen, and is used in many historic homes as well as modern kitchens.  The color is typically a dark gray and sometimes has white and/or green veining.

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