White Soapstone Marble

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White Soapstone Marble is a highly unique stone with a white background and black veining. It has a slight blue undertone, giving this beautiful stone an appearance similar to that of ice. Like a river during the dead of winter, White Soapstone Marble creates a cool and elegant atmosphere.

For example, imagine this stone next to black cabinetry. The white background of the stone will add contrast, while the black veining will keep things cohesive. Despite its name, this material is not soapstone, but a marble. Marble is a well-known rock capable of adding an amazing elegant quality to your home. White Soapstone Marble would work well in areas such as kitchen and bathroom countertops, backsplashes, vanity tops, and fireplace surrounds. It is an amazing natural stone, however, it does require some maintenance to keep up its beautiful appearance. For example, abrasive cleaners should not be applied, and acidic substances should be avoided. A periodic resealing should be done every six months. Not only is this stone one of the most regal pieces you can have in your home, but its physical qualities also make it well worth the expense.

Item Details:
Original Name: White Soapstone Marble
Material Type: Marble
Country of origin: Portugal
Colors: Grey, White, Blue
Material Application:
Exterior Elevation
Bar
Wash Station
Fireplace Surround
Bathroom Floor Panels
Bathroom Wall
Butler Pantry
Hot Tub Surround
Bathroom Backsplash
Bathroom Vanity Top
Kitchen Backsplash
Other
FAQs
1. Where can I install marble in my house?
We do not recommend installing marble in high traffic areas, however it’s well suited for bathroom vanities, fireplace surrounds and backsplashes.
2. Does marble need to be sealed?
Yes, marble needs to be sealed, we recommend resealing marble 2-3 times per year.
3. Does marble scratch?
Marble is not scratch resistant and therefore may scratch much easier than other natural stones.
4. Can marble be installed outdoors?
We do not recommend using marble outdoors as it is prone to scratching and etching, consider granite as an alternative for outdoor projects.
5. Can you fabricate small marble pieces for bathrooms?
We can fabricate any custom marble pieces for pick up orders.
FAQ General
1. Do you provide free samples? How many samples can I take?
At marble.com samples are free, and we encourage our clients to take up to ten samples per visit.
2. What materials can I find at your facilities?
All Marble.com facilities carry slabs of granite, quartz, quartzite, marble, soapstone, slate, limestone, and travertine. Our Ridgefield Park yard has the largest selection, also offering slabs of gemstone, porcelain, and glass.
3. Why should I see a slab in person?
Since every slab of natural stone is completely unique, we recommend visiting one of our facilities to see slab patterns and variations in person.
4. Where does your material come from?
At marble.com we source our stone only from the most reputable quarries from around the globe, including those from Italy, Spain, Brazil, and India.
5. Why is some stone more expensive than others?
Stone slabs that are extremely rare and boast unique colors tend to be more expensive than commonly found stone.
6. Do I have to seal natural stone?
We do recommend sealing natural stone countertops periodically, the frequency of sealing the stone depends on the material.
7. What is a honed finish?
A honed stone finish refers to the smooth, matte surface of the material, which creates a visibly lighter and softer tone. While honed finish might be an ideal design choice for some homeowners, it also makes the stone more susceptible to staining and etching.
8. Can a chip on my countertop be repaired?
Most chips, smaller than a dime in diameter, can be repaired by the homeowner using a chip repair kit. We do recommend professional service care for larger chips.
9. Can I install my own countertops?
We recommend professional installation, completed by our trained technicians for all major projects, however some smaller pieces may be installed by the customers.
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