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29 February

Surprising Health Benefits to Soapstone in Your Home

Surprising Health Benefits to Soapstone in Your Home

Keeping your home clean can be a major chore — but there’s no denying how important it is to do so! After all, bacteria and viruses can live for days or weeks on some surfaces. On top of that, regular cleanings help clear out allergens that could be causing respiratory issues and other health problems […]

30 January

Where Should I Not Use Soapstone? (And Why)

Where Should I Not Use Soapstone? (And Why)

Here at Dorado Soapstone, we are all about the many many benefits of soapstone. If you ask us, it’s the ideal option for home finishes throughout the house, not just in the kitchen! But as much as we are major supporters of all things soapstone, even we can concede that there are occasionally some uses […]

30 December

Soapstone Uses: Throughout the House

Soapstone Uses: Throughout the House

When we talk about soapstone uses, the first image that conjures for most people is kitchen counters, or maybe a bathroom vanity top. But soapstone is so versatile that it can be used to breathe new life into pretty much any space in your home — including outdoor living spaces! If you’ve been following the […]

30 November

Cooking With Soapstone: Tips, Tricks, & More

Cooking With Soapstone: Tips, Tricks, & More

Whether you are still in the process of kitchen renovations or you’ve recently added soapstone to your kitchen, that is an important investment. It makes sense that you want to do as much as you can to keep those new soapstone counters in great shape! If you’re on the hunt for soapstone in California, turn […]

30 October

Home Design: Pairing Your Soapstone Counters With a Backsplash

Home Design: Pairing Your Soapstone Counters With a Backsplash

Getting new soapstone countertops is so exciting! After all, not only will it provide your kitchen with a beautiful facelift, and could boost your home’s value, but it will also give you so much more versatility compared to other kitchen countertop options. Of course, for a true kitchen renovation to really have the best impact […]

15 October

How to Prepare Your Home for Kitchen Remodeling

How to Prepare Your Home for Kitchen Remodeling

A kitchen remodel is an amazing way to breathe new life into one of the most used spaces in your home — and to boost your home’s value while you’re at it! Whether you’re starting smaller and simply adding soapstone countertops or doing more in-depth work, like restructuring your entire space, there is no denying […]

15 September

Why it Matters That Soapstone is Chemically Inert

Why it Matters That Soapstone is Chemically Inert

When you go to your local home improvement store to browse home finishes, how often do you consider the chemical makeup of your options? For most of us, the answer is never, or maybe once in a blue moon. For most homeowners, we assume that it does not matter what the chemical makeup is as […]

15 August

Soapstone vs Granite vs Quartz – A Benefit Comparison

Soapstone vs Granite vs Quartz – A Benefit Comparison

Stone countertops have been all the rage for quite a while now — long enough to suggest that it’s more than just a passing fad. Since stone counters age far better than tile or formica, the long-term benefits often outweigh the upfront expense. With that in mind, it makes sense that switching to stone countertops […]

30 July

Signs It’s Time to Renovate Your Kitchen

Signs It’s Time to Renovate Your Kitchen

Any homeowner has probably fantasized — and maybe walked through a model home or two for inspiration — about building their dream kitchen. Smooth stone countertops, hand-carved cabinets, maybe an island with a built-in wine fridge… There are so many options to create a kitchen that not only improves the value of your home, but […]