Soapstone CountersNatural countertops and sinks
About Soapstone Countertops
Soapstone is a type of metamorphic rock mostly composed of the mineral talc. We work with a variety of suppliers of soapstone to provide you with a wide variety to choose from. Soapstone countertops can be integrated with soapstone sinks for a complete integrated look.
What is soapstone?
Soapstone is a natural stone and is durable and provides easy maintenance for countertops. We work with a variety of suppliers who ensure the highest quality, variety, color consistency and large sizes of soapstone.
What are the benefits of Soapstone?
Soapstone comes in similar colors as granite or marble but is more economical for countertops but are not as hard. Soapstone is non-porous, antibacterial, stain-resistant, and won’t be etched by acidic foods and is highly heat resistant.
What maintenance is required of Soapstone?
Soapstone can be scratches but they can be fixed with mineral oil or sanding.
What warranty comes with Soapstone?
We are so confident in our products and processes that all countertops supplied and installed by United Stoneworks come with a Lifetime Warranty.
What colors and styles are available for Soapstone?
Soapstone has a limited palate of colors. Gray, blue-ish gray, green, and black are the main colors available depending on the mineral content. They have veining like all natural stone and can be oiled to produce a darker-richer look. Check out the soapstone colors from our suppliers:
Do you offer soapstone sinks?
We also supply soapstone sinks in 3 standard sizes with single or double sinks. When you use soapstone your countertops and sinks can be made of the same materials providing an integrated and seamless look.
What does soapstone look and feel like?
Soapstone countertops have a soft, warm feel and a look of subdued minerals. The talc in soapstone give it a soft, smooth feel. The finished surface of soapstone feels like a bar of soap (thus it’s name). Soapstone is perfect for sleek contemoporary designs as wells as traditional farmhouse kitchens.