Discover what soapstone countertops are made of-characteristics and considerations.
Though extremely durable, soapstone can scratch. Because a soapstone countertop does not require sealing and is more natural and rustic looking than a shiny solid surface, scratches are less apparent and in many cases can be buffed out easily.
Discover if soapstone burns, how durable it is, and what it takes to burn a hard stone surface.
Soapstone is NOT porous. Unlike other natural materials used in kitchen applications such as granite and marble, soapstone is not porous. Because of this, soapstone does not need to be sealed to inhibit liquids from penetrating it. Its impermeable surface is one of the characteristics of soapstone that makes it attractive to homeowners
Explore the color of soapstone and which cleaning treatments alter the color.