Stone Care

Care for Marble Counters
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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Remove Oil Stains from Granite Countertops San Diego, CA
Posted by The Lennys | 22 May 2020

There’s nothing quite like that mirror-like finish on a freshly installed slab of granite, marble or other natural stone. Whether your countertops used to look like something off the cover…

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Guide to Quartz Counters
Posted by The Lennys | 22 May 2020

With all the options available today, it is simultaneously the best and the most overwhelming time to be in the market for stone countertops. We have more options available to…

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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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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 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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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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Care for Bathroom Made of Marble San Diego, CA
Posted by The Lennys | 08 January 2020

A bathroom entirely clad in creamy-white Carrara marble is a design idea many homeowners dream about. According to Kitchen & Bath Design News, marble in the bathroom is a trend…

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Using Backing Soda Safe on Natural Stone San Diego, CA
Posted by The Lennys | 18 December 2019

The sodium bicarbonate powdered compound more commonly known as baking soda was first produced in the year 1791 by a French chemist, and one of its first applications outside of…

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Daring for Slate Countertops San Diego, CA
Posted by The Lennys | 14 June 2019

Slate is one of the most traditional natural-stone materials you can choose for your counters, particularly in the kitchen. Centuries before dark granite slabs became popular in North American kitchens,…

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Care for Fireplace Made of Marble San Diego, CA
Posted by The Lennys | 29 March 2019

Natural-stone fireplaces will never go out of style, particularly those that feature elaborate surrounds made with creamy Carrara marble, but they can easily lose their visual appeal if they’re not…

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How to Get Rid of Rust Stain on Natural Stone San Diego, CA
Posted by The Lennys | 20 March 2019

Rust stains can form on just about any type of surface, and they’re likely to occur on natural-stone tiles and slabs because of their chemical composition and molecular structure. For…

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Clean Makeup Stains on Natural Stone San Diego, CA
Posted by The Lennys | 27 February 2019

The beauty of natural stone makes it one of the most popular materials for bathroom countertops, but it’s still susceptible to surface stains, particularly from makeup and personal hygiene products….

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Prevent Etching Granite Countertops San Diego, CA
Posted by The Lennys | 01 February 2019

When it comes to choosing a natural-stone surface for kitchen and bathroom counters, homeowners pick granite for more than aesthetic reasons. Some people believe marble looks better than granite, but…

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Preventing Water Stains on Natural Stone San Diego, CA
Posted by The Lennys | 30 November 2018

Located to the southwest of the Vatican, the Baths of Caracalla are home to some of the most impressive masonry work from Roman times. This ancient structure contains more than…

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How to Get Rid of Soap Scum on Stone San Diego, CA
Posted by The Lennys | 14 November 2018

The potential of soap and other personal hygiene substances building up on natural-stone surfaces shouldn’t dissuade you from installing them in your bathrooms. Likewise, you shouldn’t despair when you notice…

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Slate Damage to Avoid San Diego, CA
Posted by The Lennys | 26 October 2018

Long before American homeowners fell in love with granite and marble, slate was a favorite construction material for both indoor and outdoor spaces. Historical structures covered in slate can be…

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Remove Water Spots from Natural Stone
Posted by The Lennys | 05 October 2018

Bathhouse ruins in places such as Caracalla, Bath, and Wiesbaden are certainly magnificent, but they would look even better these days had ancient builders been able to develop a sealant…

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Dos & Don'ts When Caring for Travertine
Posted by The Lennys | 24 August 2018

Even though travertine has the historic distinction of having been used extensively by builders during the Roman Empire, this type of natural stone is not commonly found in American households,...

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Natural Stone Maintain Luster
Posted by The Lennys | 20 June 2018

The shiny and polished look of natural-stone surfaces is made possible by three factors: finishing, cleaning, and sealing. When natural-stone tiles and slabs are extracted from quarries, they go through…

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Care for Marble Counters
Posted by The Lennys | 25 May 2018

Marble may be a timeless stone in terms of interior decoration and aesthetics, but this does not make it an eternal construction material. If this was the case, quite a…

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