How do I clean my soapstone?

It seems with many of the counter top surfaces they are using in kitchen and bath, that there is always a worry about what cleaner to use on them.  For natural stone surfaces like Granite or marble.., a harsh cleaner would not be advisable.  Man-made surfaces have there do’s and don’ts as well.  How then should a Soapstone counter be cleaned without hurting or etching its beautiful matte finish?  The simple truth is, use what you like.  Soapstone has been used on chemistry lab tops for years because it is chemically inert.  Chemical cleaners, acidic compounds will not hurt the stone. Some people like to clean with bleach.  Believe it or not, bleach will not harm it either.  However, Bleach is not needed, since the soapstone’s natural high density will not harbor bacteria of any kind.  Simple soapstone and water or vinegar and water.  Will work wonderfully well and clean any surface bacteria just as well as bleach or harsh cleaners.  What an amazing stone! Beautiful and practical!  Come see this wonder at Soapstone Werks and see our fine craftsmanship and great customer service at work.

Here's What Our Clients Have To Say

I used Greg to do my Soapstone bathroom several years ago. I was so happy back then with my bathroom and I still feel the same way today. I called Greg up at Soapstone Werks two months ago hoping he could do my kitchen and sink in Soapstone. Well they are finished now, and once again from start to finish it was a smooth and enjoyable experience with Greg and his workers. I cannot say enough about the quality of his work and the great customer service his company gives. Wendy and Hayley at the office were great in handling everything. Greg, you are a true artist with sink crafting!

Betsy King

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