19 July

Maintaining Your Soapstone: What You Need to Know

Maintaining Your Soapstone: What You Need to Know

The proper method of maintaining soapstone countertops is a question that we at Dorado Soapstone get often. Here, we will go over the appropriate techniques for keeping your countertops looking great. If you’re ready to tackle those home renovations and upgrade your space with soapstone, we’re here to help. Connect with the team at Dorado […]

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 […]

15 January

Consider Soapstone for Your Masonry Heater

Consider Soapstone for Your Masonry Heater Masonry heaters are increasingly being installed in homes across the United States. You can think of a masonry heater as a fireplace but better. Why is it better? Masonry heaters are designed to store an incredible amount of heat. They work by burning wood and then slowly distributing the heat from the wood throughout your [...]
5 January

How to Install a Soapstone Countertop

How to Install a Soapstone Countertop Starting a home improvement project is always exciting. After all, you are taking something old and about to make it new. Not only are you making it new, but you are also making it exactly how you want your home to look. Kitchen home improvement projects are some of the most popular home improvements to [...]
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 [...]
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? […]