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Soapstone Q&A

Thursday April, 2011

Soapstone Q&A Since I get many questions about soapstone every day, I wanted to provide you with some of the most frequently asked questions. Here’s my Soapstone Q&A. If you have any others, post below OR contact me here. QUESTION: Do I need to seal my soapstone counters like granite or marble? ANSWER: No. Soapstone… Continue reading Soapstone Q&A

Soapstone Isn’t Just For Countertops: Soapstone Uses

Wednesday April, 2011

Soapstone Isn’t Just for Countertops: Soapstone Uses I was approached by a company, Amit Exports, Agra India and want to share their creations with you, and additional soapstone uses. They are a wholesale quantity manufacturer for hand-crafted Tablewares, Dinnerwares, and more. Amit Exports was established in 1990 and today is India’s leading producer and exporter of… Continue reading Soapstone Isn’t Just For Countertops: Soapstone Uses

What exactly IS soapstone?

Tuesday April, 2011

What is Soapstone? If you are still asking yourself “What is Soapstone?”, read the article below… Soapstone is made up of Talc and Steatite. There are two different materials known as “soapstone”. The first material is talc; the softest mineral known and commonly used in manufacturing cosmetics, toothpaste, refractory materials and sculptures. The second soapstone… Continue reading What exactly IS soapstone?

Architectural Digest: Words of Wisdom from the Experts

Monday April, 2011

Architectural Digest: Words of Wisdom from the Experts If you are having a hard time designing your kitchen, check out this interesting article I found from Architectural Digest.  Read more on Architectural Digest: http://www.architecturaldigest.com/ Designers Tell All When designing a kitchen, what are the key considerations? What are your favorite materials to use? What are… Continue reading Architectural Digest: Words of Wisdom from the Experts

Spring is Here: Outdoor Kitchen

Thursday April, 2011

Soapstone: Outdoor Kitchen & Grill Now that the weather is warming up, I want to share with you how soapstone can be used as the perfect material for your outdoor kitchen & grill. Soapstone is ideally suited for outdoor use because it is heat and stain resistant. Some other stone countertop surfaces hold heat, creating a… Continue reading Spring is Here: Outdoor Kitchen

From Granite Gurus: Check this out

Tuesday April, 2011

Granite Gurus: Remodeling Your Kitchen Wondering if it’s worth it to remodel your kitchen?? Check out this interesting fact from the article “Did you know…“ from Granite Gurus. The article discusses a return on investment when it comes to renovating your home. The article says that “For every dollar you spend this year remodeling your… Continue reading From Granite Gurus: Check this out

How Should I Treat My Soapstone?

Wednesday March, 2011

How should I treat my Soapstone? Care and Maintenance for your Soapstone How should I treat my soapstone? We’ve got the answer! Here are 3 maintenance free ways of treating your soapstone. Absolutely no oiling required. • 95% of our clients no longer use Mineral Oil. Traditionally most soapstone customers used a mineral oil to… Continue reading How Should I Treat My Soapstone?

Go Ahead, Scratch your Soapstone!

Wednesday March, 2011

What if Soapstone Scratches? Are you afraid of ruining your beautiful new soapstone countertops? Don’t be! So, what if your soapstone scratches? You as a consumer can fix it! If your soapstone countertop becomes scratched, follow these easy restoration steps: Most scratches will disappear with a dab of mineral oil. To permanently remove a deep… Continue reading Go Ahead, Scratch your Soapstone!