Who Chooses Soapstone Countertops?
Soapstone countertops are chosen by all types of people with different needs. As a countertop material, soapstone gives the professional builder, newly-married couple, landscape architect, and traditional homeowner many design possibilities. Some people choose soapstone countertops for their durability, while others choose them for their aesthetic features. Some traditional homeowners choose soapstone countertops because they want their kitchens to look like the familiar, old-style kitchens they grew up with. Regardless of who chooses soapstone countertops, soapstone countertops are still popular because they are durable and can look both traditional and modern.|
Soapstone countertops are chosen by professional builders
Professional builders and manufacturers choose soapstone countertops because of the increasing demand for a variety of countertops in their product lines. Soapstone countertops are a good addition to the granite, marble, concrete, stainless steel, and laminate countertops that most professional builders already carry. Professional builders sell soapstone countertops because of their remarkable features and properties. Soapstone countertops are durable, stain-resistant, crack-resistant, and have heat insulation capabilities. These properties appeal to the builder's young and starting-out clients. Because soapstone is quarried from different parts of the world, countertops made of this material can be quite expensive to buy. However, the trade-offs for the price like their variety in colors, textures, and densities are more than worth it.
Soapstone countertops are chosen by landscape architects
Because of their variety in color and texture, soapstone countertops are a good addition to any landscape architect's design portfolio. They allow landscape architects to offer more options to consider and work with to their clients.
Soapstone countertops are chosen by starting-out couples
Although quite expensive, soapstone countertops are still preferred by some newly-married couples because of their unique properties and features. They are durable and offer many color and texture options. They give newly-married couples the freedom to personalize their homes with soapstone countertops that match their kitchen's color palette and design.
Soapstone countertops are chosen by traditional homeowners
Traditional countertops usually come in a light gray shade. This gray shade is actually the traditional color of newly-quarried soapstone and is the most common color of soapstone slabs sold in the market today. Traditional homeowners who prefer not to veer away from the old-style kitchen countertops prefer to have soapstone countertops because of their neutral color. By nature, soapstone is not shiny and modern-looking, and these are the feature that most traditional homeowners prefer for their kitchen countertops.
Soapstone countertops are chosen by practical homeowners
Soapstone countertops are the practical choice for homeowners who value durability and stain- and crack-resistance properties above all else in their countertops. Soapstone countertops have durable surfaces that do not crack easily just like granite and marble countertops. The hard variety of soapstone that is used for making countertops is also used for making fireplaces. Soapstone countertops also do not stain easily and do not discolor when acidic substances are spilled on the surface.