Soapstone Kitchen Countertop BasicsNot as soft as you might think, soapstone countertops are akin to marble, and impart a classic look on your kitchen.
- Warm feeling, due to high amount of talc in material.
- Give kitchen an antique look.
- Distinctive conversation piece--soapstone is rarely used for kitchen counters anymore.
- While harder than you might think, soapstone still will gouge and scratch. This weathered patina is part of owning natural stone counters.
- Rather expensive. Soapstone counters range from $70 to $120 per square foot.
Brand NamesVermont Soapstone
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