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Posted by The Lennys | 06 March 2021

Gleaming marble countertops, squeaky-clean granite floors, sparkling stone surfaces: There’s just something oh-so-comforting about walking into a kitchen with natural-stone surfaces that are completely prepped and ready for use. As…

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Posted by The Lennys | 05 March 2021

Let’s do a quick thought experiment. Take a swift glance around your kitchen. Now of your cleaning supplies. What substances do you see? Do you think they’re safe to use…

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Posted by The Lennys | 19 February 2021

Quartz may sound like it’s a natural mineral – and it is. However, the engineered quartz that you see in modern kitchens and bathrooms comes from a man-made, manufactured process….

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Posted by The Lennys | 19 February 2021

Dirty tile grout: The bane of every tiled-surface owner’s existence. It’s a little thing that can make an entire room feel grimy. As a result, the temptation is always there…

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Posted by The Lennys | 29 January 2021

It’s happened to the best of us: As we’re cleaning up after dinner, perhaps putting everything in its place after plating up our favorite homemade comfort food, we notice a…

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Posted by The Lennys | 29 January 2021

If you perform a quick Internet search for marble floor cleaners, you’ll find a treasure trove of articles promising you immaculate results with no effort whatsoever – as long as…

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Posted by The Lennys | 28 January 2021

For centuries, families across the globe have upheld the tradition of spring cleaning. (The custom has its roots in many different cultures and religions; it’s traced back to a 13-day…

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Posted by The Lennys | 28 January 2021

We think of the ancient baths, those that originated in early Roman times, as exotic, masterfully built pieces of art that served as luxurious centers of self-care. Now, thousands of…

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how to remove limescale
Posted by The Lennys | 01 December 2020

If you have a natural-stone shower, bath, countertop or other surface in your home, you need to be aware of what limescale is, how it forms and, most importantly, how…

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how to clean a stone fireplace
Posted by The Lennys | 01 December 2020

Wondering how to clean a stone fireplace? The good news is that you can easily care for your natural-stone fireplace in – or outside – your home, giving it a…

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Posted by The Lennys | 18 November 2020

Did you know your typical, common household cleaner is doing more harm than good when it comes to cleaning your granite countertops? If you’re investing in natural-stone surfaces, then it…

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Posted by The Lennys | 16 November 2020

If you’re considering natural-stone flooring for your home, knowing the differences between porous stone and non-porous stone is important.  Unlike manmade flooring solutions, natural stone is an organic substance that…

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Posted by The Lennys | 10 November 2020

Quartz kitchen countertops have earned a place in many people’s kitchens due their durability, low maintenance upkeep and high-end, stone look. You can also purchase quartz countertops in a surprising…

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Posted by The Lennys | 10 November 2020

Granite is a standout feature in your home regardless of the room and location you’ve installed it in, but over time it will start to lose that original shine it…

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Waiting After Sealing Granite Countertops San Diego, CA
Posted by The Lennys | 15 September 2020

If you’re planning a remodel or new build, you’re all too aware of the sheer amount of material, design and coloring options set in front of you. Even just countertops…

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Bluestone for Outdoor Spaces
Posted by The Lennys | 15 September 2020

Whether you’ve got yourself a nice new bluestone patio or are looking into having it installed, the question comes up on what is needed to make it last. The good…

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Important Details About Travertine San Diego, CA
Posted by The Lennys | 29 August 2020

From St. Peter’s Basilica to the Roman Colosseum and even the lobby walls of Willis Tower (formerly Sears Tower), travertine has been used as a building material all over the…

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Soapstone Countertops San Diego, CA
Posted by The Lennys | 06 August 2020

Judging by what you might see on almost every home-improvement show or in-model homes you might have browsed, granite, marble and quartz have been the reigning champs in the countertop…

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Care for Bathroom Made of Marble San Diego, CA
Posted by The Lennys | 06 August 2020

Not that resale value is everything, but one of the first rules of home investing is that the best value for your money comes from the kitchen and bathrooms. These…

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How to Get Rid of the Cloudy Film on Granite Countertops
Posted by The Lennys | 28 July 2020

Granite, marble or other stone countertops are a major investment into your home, so it stands to reason that you would want to keep them looking their best – if…

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Benefits of Installing Marble Countertops
Posted by The Lennys | 28 July 2020

Let us know if this sounds familiar: You’ve narrowed down your selection for countertops from granite, quartz, quartzite and settled on marble as what you want to invest in for…

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