Stone Care

Posted by The Lennys | 30 August 2021

As one of the newer go-to choices for kitchen and bathroom countertops, Silestone is a material you’re very likely to encounter in an apartment, house or even vacation rental. One…

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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 | 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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Help cleaning for the physically 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…

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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…

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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…

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Bluestone for Outdoor Spaces
Posted by The Lennys | 15 September 2020

Whether you’ve got yourself a nice new bluestone patio or are looking into having it installed, the question comes up on what is needed to make it last. The good…

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Care for Bathroom Made of Marble San Diego, CA
Posted by The Lennys | 06 August 2020

Not that resale value is everything, but one of the first rules of home investing is that the best value for your money comes from the kitchen and bathrooms. These…

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How to Get Rid of the Cloudy Film on Granite Countertops
Posted by The Lennys | 28 July 2020

Granite, marble or other stone countertops are a major investment into your home, so it stands to reason that you would want to keep them looking their best – if…

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Benefits of Installing Marble Countertops
Posted by The Lennys | 28 July 2020

Let us know if this sounds familiar: You’ve narrowed down your selection for countertops from granite, quartz, quartzite and settled on marble as what you want to invest in for…

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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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What Stone to use for Natural-Stone Shower Walls San Diego, CA
Posted by The Lennys | 11 June 2020

From watching any home or interior design show from House Hunters to MTV’s Cribs, the two places that always seem to get the most attention are the kitchen and the…

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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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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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