Granite Countertops

Posted by The Lennys | 27 July 2021

Think about your kitchen counters as they currently are. You likely have many items stacked on their surfaces — from appliances like blenders and coffeemakers to mixing bowls, cutting boards,…

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Posted by The Lennys | 25 June 2021

And, just as importantly: Can you do anything to protect your beautiful natural-stone features, even if they are situated just under a west-facing window? It’s summertime, and the sun is…

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Posted by The Lennys | 23 June 2021

When it comes to stone care, there’s a lot of misinformation on the Internet. This is true across many subjects, but for stone, constant articles are parading across our newsfeeds…

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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 | 19 June 2021

When you’re scrambling to put dinner on the table, it’s easy to forget precisely where you’re putting your hot pans. Maybe you’ve misplaced a trivet, or you don’t have time…

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Posted by The Lennys | 29 May 2020

If there’s anything we’ve learned from more than 20 years of House Hunters now (crazy, right?), it’s that granite countertops are a timeless staple of any good kitchen. On every…

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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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Granite Gold Countertop Cleaning Tips
Posted by The Lennys | 04 April 2020

Granite has been a staple building material for us going back to ancient times, but the past few decades have seen granite countertops, in particular, explode in popularity. Striking just…

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How to disinfect your granite and other natural stone
Posted by The Lennys | 27 March 2020

In this continually changing landscape of health concerns, it’s more important than ever to stay informed on best health practices — especially when dealing with food-prep surfaces such as your…

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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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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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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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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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Waiting After Sealing Granite Countertops San Diego, CA
Posted by The Lennys | 13 December 2019

When you install granite countertops in your kitchen or bathroom, periodic sealing is something you’ll have to get used to if you want to protect your investment against stains and…

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How to Get Rid of the Cloudy Film on Granite Countertops
Posted by The Lennys | 11 October 2019

Granite flooring and countertops look great, particularly if the stone has been honed and polished to a glossy finish, but when a cloudy film forms on the surface, you get…

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Overview of Prefab Countertops San Diego, CA
Posted by The Lennys | 09 October 2019

Open floor plans that merge family rooms with the kitchen continue to be very popular among homebuyers in 2019. According to national home builder Lennar, this preference for open floor…

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Should You Polish Granite Counters San Diego, CA
Posted by The Lennys | 30 August 2019

The women’s restrooms at one of the busiest transit hubs in the world recently got a makeover that included granite countertops. On the second floor of the New York City…

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Why Do Homeowners Love Black Granite Countertops San Diego, CA
Posted by The Lennys | 21 August 2019

The primary materials used to build the ancient pyramids of Egypt included large bricks made of mud and basalt, slabs of limestone for the exterior cladding, and black granite panels…

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Best Granite Countertop Polish San Diego, CA
Posted by The Lennys | 07 August 2019

Of all the types of natural stone you can choose for your flooring, countertop surfaces, and vertical panels, granite is one of the top choices. Many homeowners choose granite because…

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Causes of Darks Spots on Granite Countertops San Diego, CA
Posted by The Lennys | 19 June 2019

One aspect or lighter colored granite is that there’s a higher concentration of crystalline minerals such as quartz, and darker colors indicate the presence of biotite minerals. When granite tiles…

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