Homeowners are increasingly concerned with eco-friendliness in their construction and renovation projects. This might mean using reclaimed or upcycled materials and low toxicity paints or looking at installing energy efficient systems like solar panels or low-flow faucets. Did you know that your countertops can be eco-friendly as well? Quartz is an engineered stone that offers…
An absolutely beautiful organic-looking stone, soapstone feels soft to the touch and develops a beautiful patina as it ages. This is helped along by rubbing it with mineral oil, which gives the stone a lovely sheen.
Soapstone is a naturally occurring material typically sourced from the Appalachian mountain range, Brazil and Finland. It is a soft stone prone to etching and scratching, but minor scratches can be fixed with light honing. Contact the fabricator prior to fixing any scratches to ensure you have the right product and procedure.