Stone Care Blog

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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Removing Dry Grout Between Stone Floor Tiles San Diego, CA
Posted by The Lennys | 05 March 2020

Stone tiles are an attractive option for floors, showers, countertops, and more. They come in different colors, shades, patterns, and sizes and have added to the aesthetic appeal of many…

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ow to Buff Granite Countertops San Diego, CA
Posted by The Lennys | 31 January 2020

Homeowners who choose granite countertops often request a honed and polished finish for their stone. The ultra-glossy look of darker granite is very popular in the kitchen and in the…

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What Goes into Making Quartz Countertops San Diego, CA
Posted by The Lennys | 29 January 2020

In January 2020, the National Association of Realtors published an article about the growing trend of kitchen countertops made of quartz, a construction material that has been increasing in popularity…

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Cleaning Corian Countertops San Diego, CA
Posted by The Lennys | 24 January 2020

In the near future, new homes featuring Corian countertops will offer the possibility of charging up their mobile devices by placing them right on the surface. At the 2020 Consumer…

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What Causes Oil Stains on Granite San Diego, CA
Posted by The Lennys | 22 January 2020

Oil and grease stains on granite countertops are unmistakably dark. In some cases, they may also feature some coloring that corresponds to the natural or synthetic pigments of the staining…

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What Stone to use for Natural-Stone Shower Walls San Diego, CA
Posted by The Lennys | 17 January 2020

There’s nothing quite like the look and feel of natural stone in the shower. You can never go wrong with natural stone in the bathroom. Natural stone was the preferred…

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Colors for Quartz Countertop in Bathroom San Diego, CA
Posted by The Lennys | 15 January 2020

If you’re thinking about remodeling your bathrooms, quartz is an excellent choice not just for your countertops but also for the shower walls and tub surrounds. Part of the appeal…

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