Cleaning

Posted by The Lennys | 21 June 2021

It’s summer — and that means that it’s home selling (and buying) time. If you’ve been ready to move for months, it’s exciting to be able to start going to…

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Posted by The Lennys | 17 June 2021

Whether it’s time to touch up your home in the months after spring cleaning, or a summer storm has led to mud tracked all over your floors, inevitably, you’re going…

16 LikesComments Off on How Should I Clean My Natural-Stone Floors – Without Ruining Them?
Posted by The Lennys | 15 June 2021

If you’re a savvy homeowner and you have natural-stone countertops, floors and other features, you may already have products in your cleaning caddies that you use specifically for your stone….

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Elderly parent in the kitchen.
Posted by The Lennys | 27 April 2021

If you’ve been called into service to assist your elderly parents with their home care, you might feel— accurately — like you’ve taken on a lot. Surveying the clutter of…

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Spring cleaning tips for the Disabled.
Posted by The Lennys | 27 April 2021

Spring cleaning can be a workout. To dust your surfaces, sweep under them and buff your countertops and tables to a lovely shine, you need some level of strength and…

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Ancient stone care and cleaning
Posted by The Lennys | 08 April 2021

You can tell a lot about a culture by their cleaning practices. While we can’t travel back in time to quiz ancient civilizations about their spring-cleaning routines, we can examine…

14 LikesComments Off on How Did Ancient Cultures Keep Their Stone Surfaces Clean?
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…

15 LikesComments Off on The (Surprising!) Psychological Benefits of Keeping Your Kitchen and Floors Clean
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…

10 LikesComments Off on Common Kitchen Substances That can Damage Your Granite or Other Stone Surfaces
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 | 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…

13 LikesComments Off on How to Remove Limescale From Granite Countertops Without Harmful Chemicals
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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how-to-clean-disinfect-granite-countertops
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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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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Slate Damage to Avoid San Diego, CA
Posted by The Lennys | 10 July 2020

With the widespread popularity of granite and marble countertops, we’ve seen more and more people choose slate as stone countertop alternative. Not only does slate offer a unique look over…

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Granite Vs Hardwood
Posted by The Lennys | 05 June 2020

Some great ideas have come out of this trend of lifehack sites and brought with them a resurgence in DIY ingenuity that we love to see. Sites like Lifehacker share…

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Caring for marble floors
Posted by The Lennys | 29 May 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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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

Considering 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 is to…

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