Soapstone South offers NEW solid soapstone custom sinks, fabricated soapstone sinks, countertops, wall and floor tile, shower basins, cabinet knobs as well as the largest slabs available for installation.
Our custom design work includes countertops, sinks, kitchens, bathrooms (even tubs!),fireplace surrounds and restoration work. Soapstone for a lifetime… and then some.
What is Soapstone?
Soapstone (steatite) is a naturally occurring metamorphic rock made up of mineral deposits created by nature and quarried from the earth. The main mineral components in soapstone include talc, chlorite, dolomite and magnesite, giving a warm, soft feeling to the touch. When cut, it oxidizes from light grey to dark charcoal in color. A light coat of GMS Mineral Oil or GMS Soapstone Enhancer makes its color and subtle flowing veins even more dramatic.
Practically indestructible, soapstone is an excellent alternative natural stone to use in place of granite or marble. Soapstone is naturally antibacterial, will not burn or stain and requires very little maintenance. Acids and alkalis will not etch soapstone as they will other stones. Soapstone has been a part of American homes since the early 1800’s; many homes today still contain working soapstone sinks and wood stoves built over 100 years ago! While they all may not have been built by GMS personnel, they all have one thing in common—durability!
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Durable, Easy Care Soapstone Countertops, Backsplashes & Islands Soapstone is a perfect choice for countertops, backsplashes and islands. Its’ durable and dense surface possesses all the beauty of granite or marble with none of the drawbacks.
We offer 3 standard sink sizes/styles. All are tongue and grooved with sloped bottoms for drainage. Holes are sized for a standard drain basket and all sinks are bench tested before shipment and shipped untreated.
Naturally Nonporous SoapstoneThe beauty and durability of nonporous soapstone flooring and wall tile will last a lifetime. Soapstone tile is perfect for kitchen backsplash areas, bathroom tub or shower surrounds and walls.
Soapstone has been used throughout homes in America for over 200 years. Isn't it time it was in your?
If you're a fabricator looking for wholesale supply you've come to the right place. We carry single slabs, bundles, and containers.
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