6 May

Choosing Countertop Materials

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At Dorado Soapstone we meet hundreds of homeowners faced with choosing countertop materials. Some people who come through our doors are new to soapstone and some have done tons of research. Most people who have made the soapstone choice have done so because of the soapstone’s organic presence, its soft, smooth feel, and the relationship […]

11 February

Planning a New Kitchen

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The Brain Planning a New Kitchen Getting your details sorted out 1. What is your budget? 2. What do you like and not like about your present kitchen? 3. How many people will be using the kitchen? 4. Do you want dining space in the kitchen? 5. Do you do a lot of entertaining? 6. […]

2 January

If You Really Knew Me

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Preparing myself for an information exchange with kitchen and bath designers addressing design trends and materials, I hightailed it to the Internet to search websites where I believed the experts on these subjects to live. I stopped first at countertopguides.com to check out their 2014 Annual Countertop Buyer’s Guide. Here the reader is assured that this guide will […]

5 December

Soapstone, Granite, and Marble: How Do They Compare in Price?

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Here’s the quick answer: Soapstone, like granite and marble, is a natural stone formed underground over millions of years, harvested and cut from quarries around the world, and all three are comparible in price.   Country promise rings are a symbol of the love, commitment and loyalty two people share, and are often worn as […]

15 November

Why Choose Soapstone For Your Countertops?

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Here’s the quick answer: Its look is warm, organic, rustic, and contemporary. It exudes an earthy feel with deep colors and a sleek appearance that you won’t find anywhere else.     Now, for those of you who want the whole story with lots of detail: Soapstone is a natural quarried stone. It’s a metamorphic […]