Floors

Posted by The Lennys | 03 August 2021

From Ancient Egyptian stone masonry to the checkerboard tiles of Versailles, just about every civilization has found a way to create beautiful art with stone tiles. Whether you’re interested in…

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Posted by The Lennys | 29 July 2021

Although stone tile may be hard to the touch, it’s more fragile and brittle than you may think. While stone is generally low maintenance, it needs specific care to look…

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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…

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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…

27 LikesComments Off on Stained Kitchen Stone Floors: A Worst-Case Scenario Survival Guide
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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Ways to Get Rid of Grout Haze on Your Stone Tiles
Posted by The Lennys | 10 July 2020

Whether you’re planning a renovation or a new home build, there are seemingly endless choices to make everywhere you look. Cabinets, countertops, backsplashes, doors, blinds, and, of course, flooring. What…

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Mop Natural Stone Flooring San Diego, CA
Posted by The Lennys | 04 June 2020

It feels like stone flooring is all the rage these days, but really, we’re just seeing a resurgence of the long reigning king – a title it held for centuries…

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Kitchen Limestone Flooring San Diego, CA
Posted by The Lennys | 02 May 2020

Dating all the way back to the pyramids of Egypt and Roman structures that still stand today, limestone has been a foundational building material from the very beginning. The stone…

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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…

22 LikesComments Off on 4 Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make When Caring for Marble Floors
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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Kitchen Limestone Flooring San Diego, CA
Posted by The Lennys | 20 December 2019

Many of the granite blocks and slabs used to build the ancient pyramids of Egypt came from quarries at Aswan, a region located along the Nile River, but the bulk…

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Removing Oil Stain on Natural-Stone Flooring San Diego, CA
Posted by The Lennys | 11 December 2019

When you visit Rome and other historic cities where many ancient marble monuments and sculptures can be appreciated, their magnificent appearance has a lot to do with the restoration work…

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Kitchen Floor Tiles Ceramic or Natural Stone San Diego, CA
Posted by The Lennys | 06 November 2019

When thinking about a new kitchen or a remodeling project, you have to start from the bottom up. The flooring color, design, and materials should be decided upon before thinking…

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Removing Dry Grout Between Stone Floor Tiles San Diego, CA
Posted by The Lennys | 04 October 2019

Grouting is part of natural-stone tile installations. The only way to avoid it is by opting for joined panels instead of tiles, and this isn’t recommended for flooring applications. Contractors…

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Mistakes to Avoid on Stone Flooring San Diego, CA
Posted by The Lennys | 02 October 2019

“Foot selfies” are the latest Instagram and Pinterest trends, and they have a strong focus on flooring aesthetics. Interior designers are loving this digital photography trend, and they’ve noticed that…

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Safe Way to Clean Grout on Natural-Stone Flooring San Diego, CA
Posted by The Lennys | 25 September 2019

Grout lines are an important aspect of just about all tile installations, whether they’re used for flooring, decorative backsplash details, shower walls, or surrounds. Even though grouting work doesn’t really…

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Care for Limestone Flooring San Diego, CA
Posted by The Lennys | 06 September 2019

When famous designer Gloria Vanderbilt passed away in 2019, many real estate and architectural publications recalled some of the fabulous properties she lived in. One of the most spectacular listings…

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Reasons to Seal Travertine Flooring San Diego, CA
Posted by The Lennys | 14 August 2019

Travertine is a type of sedimentary rock usually found in geological sites where geothermal activity resulted in the concentration of calcium carbonate within groundwater pools. It’s common in hot spring…

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Benefits of Granite Flooring San Diego, CA
Posted by The Lennys | 10 July 2019

Granite is a popular choice of construction material among homeowners who want an aesthetic solution for their kitchen and bathroom countertops, but this natural stone is sometimes overlooked as a…

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Mop Natural Stone Flooring San Diego, CA
Posted by The Lennys | 19 April 2019

Proper maintenance of natural-stone flooring boils down to realizing that Mother Nature created and nurtured the beautiful surfaces of your home, and now it’s up to you to care for…

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Marble flooring cleaners and polish
Posted by The Lennys | 16 January 2019

The history of marble being cut into square tiles for flooring purposes goes back to the days before the magnificent Parthenon in Greece, which means it hasn’t gone out of…

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