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 […]

27 April

What Is Soapstone?

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What is soapstone? Soapstone is metamorphic rock. A metamorphic rock is a result of a transformation of a pre-existing rock that has been subjected to very high heat and pressure, which cause physical and/or chemical changes. Metamorphic rock can be formed by pressure deep inside the Earth, by tectonic processes such as continental collisions, or […]

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 […]