19 July

Surprising Facts About Soapstone

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Surprising Facts About Soapstone

There are many facts about soapstone that are pretty surprising. Here are a few interesting facts about soapstone that you probably did not know. For all your soapstone needs, contact Dorado Soapstone today!   Long-term Historical Use Soapstone is found throughout the globe, and because of its fundamental usefulness, it has played an essential role […]

26 May

Benefits of Natural Soapstone Countertops

Benefits of Natural Soapstone Countertops

Soapstone is a countertop material that’s been in homes for centuries. Despite this, it’s not exactly a stone you see every day. Soapstone can add a certain je ne sais quoi to your kitchen or bathroom remodel that other materials lack. That, plus a variety of other benefits, makes it the perfect stone for your […]

14 December

Soapstone vs. Granite

Soapstone vs. Granite Making a big custom purchase always requires research, and there’s a lot of information around the web on different stone options for your new countertops, sinks, or even tabletops. One of the most popular stone materials for these applications is granite, but what are the advantages of granite over soapstone and vice versa? Here’s our [...]
11 November

Trend Watch: Soapstone Farmhouse Sinks

Trend Watch: Soapstone Farmhouse Sinks If you’re a home renovation show fan, you’ve definitely seen that the latest trends and styles are leaning toward farmhouse styling. With simple, yet impactful elements that are designed for function and form, the trend has become (and stayed) wildly popular among homeowners looking to update their look.  Adding some farmhouse charm to your own [...]
10 October
12 August

4 Soapstone Uses for Business Owners

4 Soapstone Uses for Business Owners

Unbeknownst to many, soapstone is more than capable of standing up to the test of commercial use. Just check out our January blog post, Is Soapstone Good for Commercial Use?, for more information!  Last month’s blog post detailed 6 Soapstone Uses for Homeowners, but we definitely didn’t want business owners to feel left out — […]

15 July

6 Soapstone Uses for Homeowners

6 Soapstone Uses for Homeowners

Soapstone is becoming an increasingly popular material these days for all things home. And there’s no question why!  It’s completely nonporous It’s impervious to bacteria It doesn’t stain It’s easy to maintain It doesn’t need chemical sealers It’s beautiful and unique What’s not to love, right? With all of its many benefits, many homeowners are […]

30 April

What’s Up With Soapstone Stoves and Fireplaces?

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What’s Up With Soapstone Stoves and Fireplaces?

Soapstone is most often used for things like bathroom and kitchen countertops and indoor/outdoor floor tiles, or, sometimes a farmhouse sink. But if you have paid attention to home-improvement shows or looked through social media sites like Pinterest, you have probably seen soapstone used in some fantastic and unique ways! Some of our favorite less-conventional […]

30 March

Unexpected Uses for Soapstone

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Unexpected Uses for Soapstone

By now, you’ve almost certainly heard of the more common soapstone uses, like countertops or maybe a farmhouse sink. But soapstone is one of the more versatile home finish materials out there. It’s a bit softer than granite or marble, which makes it less prone to shattering or breaking when it’s being cut. Soapstone is […]

15 January

Is Soapstone Good for Commercial Use?

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More often than not, when someone mentions soapstone uses, the instinct is to think of kitchen countertops — specifically, soapstone countertops gracing a cozy home kitchen. But soapstone isn’t a “kitchens only” product; in fact, it’s got myriad uses that work for pretty much any room of the house. Want soapstone tile in your hallways? […]