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Pair Your Countertop with a Backsplash

Friday June, 2017

Pair Your Countertop with a Backsplash A recent article from Restonnow offers a unique perspective on pairing countertop with backsplash. What’s a backsplash? Anna Gibson, the writer of the post, offers some thoughts: “Backsplash: The word “tile” became so broad in recent years that we no longer just talk about ceramic. Tiles for backsplash are… Continue reading Pair Your Countertop with a Backsplash

Updating Your Bathroom?

Friday April, 2017

Updating Your Bathroom? Don’t know where to begin? There’s a lot involved in a bathroom renovation, but once you pick a starting point, the rest falls into place. What’s Your Material? The material, or materials, you choose suggest an overall style. If you’re looking for contemporary, you might pick soapstone. If you’re looking for elegant,… Continue reading Updating Your Bathroom?

5 Soapstone Countertops We Love

Saturday September, 2016

We can’t stop talking about these 5 soapstone countertops. 1. Old Dominion Soapstone Island + Perimeter located in SoHo | Manhattan. Placed in a beautiful NYC home, this soapstone island provides the perfect centerpiece for an already-amazing kitchen, standing out against the yellow decor and marble backsplash. It’s sleek and smooth, and ready for company… Continue reading 5 Soapstone Countertops We Love

Soapstone and the Mohs Scale

Friday June, 2016

What is the Mohs Scale? At Garden State Soapstone ™, customers frequently ask about the difference between harder soapstone and softer (traditional) soapstone. To answer this question, it’s important to first talk about the Mohs scale. The Mohs scale characterizes the range of hardness that different minerals contain. Specifically, it identifies scratch resistance of various… Continue reading Soapstone and the Mohs Scale

Soapstone Video: Template & Install

Sunday November, 2015

New Video from Garden State Soapstone ™ Check out our newest soapstone video: featuring countertop removal, template, and installation for a home in Monroe, NJ. Garden State Soapstone ™ Video: Learn More Have a question about soapstone? Contact Garden State Soapstone ™, Slate & Wood Countertops.

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?

What Our Soapstone Can Add to Your Kitchen!

Thursday March, 2011

Before After Our Soapstone, Your Kitchen Check out these Before and After photos of our soapstone! Brooklyn, NY Turn your Brooklyn condo around for less than $2000! In these before and after pictures you can see how our Minas Soapstone updates this kitchen adding a high end, modern design for a fantastic price. Don’t forget… Continue reading What Our Soapstone Can Add to Your Kitchen!