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Natural Stone Cleaner
Posted by The Lennys | 02 May 2020

Over the past few decades, natural stone has quickly become one of the most popular building materials for home renovations as well as new build amenities. Whether it be for…

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Interesting Details About Slate
Posted by The Lennys | 02 May 2020

Slate has been a staple building material for hundreds of years, from historical buildings in Pennsylvania sporting slate features, to now where it’s seeing a bit of a resurgence. With…

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How to Clean Stains on Marble
Posted by The Lennys | 17 April 2020

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us are reconsidering how we go about our cleaning routines. This and other recent health scares shed light on how paramount it…

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Mistakes People Makes When Caring for Stone Patios
Posted by The Lennys | 17 April 2020

Stone paved floors, walkways and roads have been an architectural staple for hundreds of years for good reason: they last. Now in an age of man-made concrete and pavement replacing…

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Everyday Use of Quartz Countertops San Diego, CA
Posted by The Lennys | 17 April 2020

It wasn’t too long ago when prospective home buyers would set up smartphone alerts for MLS descriptions that mentioned granite countertops. These days, “quartz” is just as likely to be…

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Caring of Showers Made of Natural Stone
Posted by The Lennys | 13 April 2020

OK, so you have a tiled shower. Do you want the good news or the bad news first? Well, the bad news for your grout is that mold and mildew…

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Textured vs Honed Natural Stone San Diego, CA
Posted by The Lennys | 13 April 2020

One of the first lessons in real estate investing (after location, location, location) is that the best value comes from the kitchen. A beautiful, well-appointed kitchen can make a sale…

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Heat & Marble Countertops San Diego, CA
Posted by The Lennys | 27 March 2020

Having been used throughout history as a famously high end and luxurious building material, adorning everything from the Taj Mahal, to the ancient Egyptian pyramids and ubiquitous carved columns in…

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Safe Way to Clean Grout on Natural-Stone Flooring San Diego, CA
Posted by The Lennys | 27 March 2020

Keeping your tile looking its best doesn’t just mean cleaning and caring for the tile itself, the grout in between needs some love too – and not just for aesthetic…

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Types of Calacatta Marble
Posted by The Lennys | 20 March 2020

If you’re looking into a remodel or finishing a new home, the amount of choices for every little detail can be enough to make any sane person’s eyes cross —…

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Cleaning Travertine
Posted by The Lennys | 20 March 2020

If it was good enough to make up the majority of the Colosseum’s structure, we think it’s a safe bet travertine is up to the task in your home. That’s…

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Prevent Cloudiness on Granite Countertops San Diego, CA
Posted by The Lennys | 12 March 2020

Formed under intense heat and immense pressure over millions of years before finally cooling and being thrust up to the surface of the earth’s crust, your granite has gone through…

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Is Outdoors Good for Quartz San Diego, CA
Posted by The Lennys | 12 March 2020

Granite has long been the countertop material of choice for new home builders and remodelers alike, but quartz is catching up fast for a number of good reasons. Unlike natural…

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Safe Way to Clean Grout on Natural-Stone Flooring San Diego, CA
Posted by The Lennys | 12 March 2020

If you look at architectural trends over time, it’s hard to find anything more consistent and timeless than stone tiling. Whether that be for flooring, showers or a stone tile…

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Maintain Shine on Quartz Countertops San Diego, CA
Posted by The Lennys | 12 March 2020

Part of the incentive for going with quartz over natural stone is its durability and lower maintenance than other options such as granite – however, low maintenance doesn’t mean maintenance…

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What Stone to use for Natural-Stone Shower Walls San Diego, CA
Posted by The Lennys | 12 March 2020

If there is one thing that we’ve learned from MTV Cribs, it’s that the bedroom is where all the magic happens (seriously, they all say that). If there are two…

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How to Clean Quartz Countertops
Posted by The Lennys | 12 March 2020

If you’ve recently had quartz countertops installed or just moved into a house with them already in place, you’ve probably heard all about how low maintenance they are — and…

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Home Bar with Granite Countertop San Diego, CA
Posted by The Lennys | 10 March 2020

Forged over the course of thousands of years through intense heat and immense pressure deep underground, granite is tough stuff. However, that doesn’t mean it’s completely impervious to damage. Accidents,…

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Should You Polish Granite Counters San Diego, CA
Posted by The Lennys | 10 March 2020

With each slab being a unique piece of natural art, it’s easy to see why granite has become a staple building stone in the past few decades. Granite also has…

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Posted by The Lennys | 10 March 2020

“OK, OK, just tell me how to not mess this up” is something I find myself saying a lot these days. I know I can figure most things out as…

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How Porous Is Granite San Diego, CA
Posted by The Lennys | 10 March 2020

How many times has a red wine stain ruined your day? Sure, a stain on the carpet or your new pants is almost expected at some point, but on your…

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