Sealing Stone

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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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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Care for Countertops Made of Travertine San Diego, CA
Posted by The Lennys | 08 November 2019

Travertine is one of those natural stones that happen to be more popular than most people realize. In fact, some people think marble and limestone are synonymous with travertine, and…

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Resealing Natural Stone & Granite San Diego, CA
Posted by The Lennys | 18 September 2019

When real estate listings make news headlines, it’s either because they’re historic, spectacular, or expensive. With regard to the latter two, you can almost always expect to find natural stone…

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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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How Frequently Should You Seal Natural-Stone Countertops San Diego, CA
Posted by The Lennys | 19 July 2019

When you travel to the Tuscany region in Italy, you’ll notice marble can be found in numerous public and commercial spaces. After all, this is where the legendary Carrara quarries…

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Seal a Marble Shower San Diego, CA
Posted by The Lennys | 26 June 2019

In 2019, a couple of high-profile property listings caught the attention of people who follow the world of celebrity real estate in Manhattan. One was a Chelsea loft once owned…

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How to Clean Different Natural Stone San Diego, CA
Posted by The Lennys | 10 May 2019

Not all types of natural stone are created equal. For example, igneous rocks are formed by plutonic and volcanic processes that start out as magma before numerous minerals solidify and…

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What if Stone Isn't Sealed San Diego, CA
Posted by The Lennys | 26 December 2018

The importance of frequently sealing natural-stone surfaces is something archaeologists and architectural restoration experts know very well. In Rome, centuries of acid rain falling on the numerous marble columns around…

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Tips for Sealing Marble Countertops San Diego, CA
Posted by The Lennys | 07 December 2018

Whether you choose to install marble in your house or inherit this natural stone from a previous homeowner, you won’t be able to get around the need for maintenance, which…

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How to Use Stone Sealer San Diego, CA
Posted by The Lennys | 17 October 2018

A little-known fact about classic sculptures from the Renaissance period is that artists chose to leave their white marble surfaces unpainted because they thought this was an aesthetic from ancient…

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Sealing Outdoor Stone
Posted by The Lennys | 27 April 2018

As one of the oldest construction materials still in use today, natural stone can be found in many outdoor structures. The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World all featured natural…

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What Happens If You Neglect Sealing Stone Counters
Posted by The Lennys | 07 July 2017

It’s important to seal granite, marble, and other porous natural stone often to keep liquids from seeping into the stone and causing damage. The more porous the stone, the easier…

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Water Test
Posted by The Lennys | 28 April 2017

At Granite Gold®, we believe you can never seal your granite too often for superior protection against stains, dullness, and etching. Still, it’s important to recognize when your granite needs…

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How to Reseal Granite Countertops
Posted by The Lennys | 31 March 2017

Sealing your granite countertops regularly protects the granite from stains, etches, and other damage. The good news is sealing granite is an easy do-it-yourself project. Many homeowners seal their granite…

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How Often Granite Counters be Sealed
Posted by The Lennys | 28 February 2017

In its natural form, granite is already strong, durable, and attractive. However, despite having a low permeability, granite that has not been sealed properly can embed germs and moisture, which…

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Sealed Vs. Unsealed Granite Countertop
Posted by The Lennys | 20 February 2017

If you are a homeowner looking to boost the value of your property, installing granite countertops is one of the better strategies. Granite surfaces offer more than just aesthetics. If…

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Ask The Experts
Posted by The Lennys | 13 March 2015

Just seven days to go, and it’s officially spring. OK, we know many of you are still waiting for all the snow to melt, but with March 20 just around…

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Summer Entertaining Tips
Posted by The Lennys | 22 May 2014

Summer is finally here, and in our house that means our kitchen is busier than ever with three children enjoying the endless rotation of meals, snacking and activities that make…

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Coryanne Ettiene Tackles Spring Cleaing
Posted by The Lennys | 02 May 2014

The moment we can finally open the windows and get a slight hint of fresh air in the house is the moment when the gloves come on in our home….

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Ask the expert
Posted by The Lennys | 06 March 2014

So many of us love the design feature that a natural stone counter can bring to our kitchen, but often find ourselves confused on how best to care for them –…

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