Soapstone Sinks

Forbes Magazine Features an Article on Soapstone Countertops

By Industry News, Soapstone Countertop, Soapstone Sinks

We love everything Soapstone, so we were excited when we saw Forbes Magazine’s recent article, “Why Soapstone Is Ideal for Kitchen Countertops and Sinks.” The article offers a detailed overview of soapstone, from its history to origin and its most common applications today.


The article also notes the many benefits of soapstone countertops:

  • Soapstone is non-porous
  • Soapstone is durable and dense
  • Soapstone is a maintenance-free material
  • Soapstone is resistant to bacteria, stains, acids, chemicals, wine, and heat
  • Soapstone does not require sealing, keeping chemicals out of the kitchen
  • Soapstone thaws food quickly because it absorbs the temperature of its environment

Beyond its practical benefits, this beautiful natural stone adds style to both traditional and modern spaces. It develops a beautiful patina with age, which can be allowed to evolve naturally or evened and deepened by oil application.

The article, written by Sheri Koones, is a great overview of the benefits of using soapstone for indoor or outdoor countertops.
To read the complete article click here.

Check out M Teixeira Soapstone gallery of soapstone countertops.

New Beeswax & Mineral Oil Soapstone Treatment

By New Soapstone Products, Soapstone Sinks

IMG_1162Our new soapstone treatment is the best way to beautifully age your new soapstone. This treatment is a 100% food-safe blend of beeswax and mineral oil. Many new soapstone owners treat their stone with mineral oil alone, which provides a moderate seal. We work hard on sourcing the finest soapstone available, so we wanted to provide a soapstone treatment of the highest quality while keeping the treatment natural. The Beeswax & Mineral Oil Soapstone Treatment is available for purchase from our online store in both 8 oz. and 16 oz. sizes.

Adding beeswax to the mineral oil increases the staying power of the treatment by providing a stronger seal and a longer-lasting, subtle shine. This treatment will also help to lessen the time that new soapstone takes to darken to its aged glory.

Try it for yourself to see the difference in your soapstone countertop, sink, tiles, or fireplace!

M Teixeira Soapstone Kitchen Sink Featured on

By Decorating, Industry News, Soapstone Sinks

We were pleased to learn that our soapstone sink products were featured on, a web site that connects homeowners with contractors. According to recent article on soapstone kitchen sinks posted on the site, “High durability and low maintenance make M. Teixeira Soapstone’s washbasins sought-after, especially now that the natural stone is making a comeback.” The articles reinforces the durability and longevity of soapstone. Our soapstone kitchen sinks are carved from a solid block of quality soapstone.

Denver, Colorado Soapstone Countertops, Sinks and Slabs

By DIY Soapstone Countertops, Our Locations, Soapstone Sinks, Soapstone Slabs, Soapstone Tile

Offering custom soapstone installations, DIY soapstone slab sales, sinks and wood burning stoves throughout Colorado. Conveniently located in Denver.
M. Teixeira Soapstone IV
1441 W Bayaud
Unit 3
Denver, Colorado 80223
p: (720) 570-0467
f: (303) 722-2693

Visit our Denver, Colorado soapstone sinks, countertops, slabs, tiles and wood stove sales page.

San Francisco, Sacramento, Santa Rosa, San Jose, Monterey California Soapstone Countertops, Sinks and Slabs

By DIY Soapstone Countertops, Our Locations, Soapstone Sinks, Soapstone Slabs, Soapstone Tile

M. Teixeira Soapstone II
725 18th Street
San Francisco, California 94107
p: (415) 401-7778
f: (415) 401-7700

Our San Francisco, California location has the Largest Soapstone Stock and Variety on the West Coast, second in the country only to our soapstone warehouse in Hackensack, New Jersey!

M Teixeira Soapstone offers custom installations and soapstone slab sales in San Francisco, Sacramento, Santa Rosa, San Jose, Monterey and all surrounding areas. Client’s are welcome to choose their own soapstone slabs in our Potrero Hill warehouse in the heart of our Design Center. Looking for Soapstone in California visit any one of our locations.

To ensure the highest level of service, we recommend making an appointment for showroom visits.

Visit our San Francisco soapstone sinks, countertops, slabs, tiles and wood stove sales page.

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