Granite Cleaning

Granite Cleaning

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Posted by The Lennys | March 13, 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 the corner, we can all be hopeful for more sunshine and the sights, sounds and smells of spring’s fresh air. In putting together our tips…

Tips For Tackling Holiday Messes
Posted by The Lennys | November 19, 2014

This holiday season, create a welcoming environment for your guests. From getting your home ready for company to managing the many messes that come with a packed home, there are several cleaning tips to help you enjoy the fun at hand without the extra stress. “The holiday season offers up an abundance of get-togethers,” said…

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Posted by The Lennys | November 11, 2014

How can the Stone Care Experts help you? Just Ask the Experts or visit us on Facebook and Twitter. Meanwhile, here’s a compilation of recently asked questions and answers: Q: What’s the difference between Granite Gold Daily Cleaner® and Granite Gold Clean & Shine®? A: The difference between the two is convenience. Granite Gold Clean &…

Summer Entertaining Tips
Posted by The Lennys | May 22, 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 our kitchen the hub of every summer vacation. With all the fresh produce available in summer, it isn’t hard to find healthy snacking options, but…

Spring Ba-king Tips
Posted by The Lennys | May 8, 2014

The beauty with having granite counters in my kitchen is that not only do they look amazing, but they also act as a stunning surface for baking. What I love about using Granite Gold® in my kitchen is that it is safe on food-prep surfaces, non-toxic, and it preserves and protects the beauty and durability…

Coryanne Ettiene Tackles Spring Cleaing
Posted by The Lennys | May 2, 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. I must admit, I often bite off more than I can chew when it comes to spring cleaning.  I find myself buried under a cleaning…

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Posted by The Lennys | March 6, 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 – and keep our kitchen surfaces ready for everything we throw at them.  If your kitchen is anything like mine, it is a battleground of cooking,…

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Posted by The Lennys | October 28, 2013

More questions from homeowners looking to protect their stone surfaces, with answers from the Stone Care Experts. How can we help you? Just Ask the Experts or visit us on Facebook and Twitter. Q: I recently purchased a travertine-topped coffee table (expensive). The top is beautiful but has not been sealed. I am having a…

Granite Cleaning and Home Improvements Tips
Posted by The Lennys | October 2, 2013

Five top tips from five valuable sources to help you with your fall clean-up and home improvement projects. Click on the title of each for more tips and advice. DIY Network’s Autumn Maintenance Tips Inspect your roof, or hire a licensed professional to examine your roof for wear and tear. To prevent exterior water pipes…

Granite Counter
Posted by The Lennys | August 28, 2013

Not all household scrubbing pads are alike. They’re made for specific uses around the house, like scrubbing pots and pans.  Each has its own grade or grit, kind of like sandpaper, and most are too abrasive for your expensive granite counter or floor – leaving scratches that require costly repair. Designed to be gentle on…

Advantage Of Granite Countertops
Posted by The Lennys | August 15, 2013

A damaged protective seal leaves granite and other natural stone surfaces susceptible to costly repair and replacement. Frequently sealing granite countertops and any other natural stone surface is among Three, Essential Steps to care for your natural stone, whether it’s a countertop, floor, shower wall or vanity. Sealing frequently will maintain maximum surface protection for…

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Posted by The Lennys | August 1, 2013

Stains are both unsightly and cause for alarm after spending a good portion of your savings on new, beautiful natural stone counters.  If the stain isn’t too deeply imbedded into the pores of granite or other natural stone, there are some home remedies you can use to try and lift the stain before calling a…

Clean Ceramic Tiles
Posted by The Lennys | July 1, 2013

It just might be the most frustrating task of all there is related to granite cleaning and other natural stone care.  You clean your grout and usually with satisfaction, and there it is again – dirt, grime, stains. There are typically two reasons why grout cleaning is so frustrating.  First, most grout is located in…

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Posted by The Lennys | June 13, 2013

Cleaning limestone, travertine or slate – the most popular natural stones for outdoor uses such as walks and patios – require just as much care and attention to detail as granite or other natural stone inside the home. Like common cleaning products for chores in the home, similar ones promising to clean all surfaces outside the…

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Posted by The Lennys | May 21, 2013

Caring for granite countertops and all other natural-stone surfaces isn’t as complex as many people believe, but frankly the stone industry – manufacturers, installers, fabricators and restoration professionals – has historically not done an effective job in helping consumers understand how to protect these expensive stone surfaces. The first line of defense is avoiding common…

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Posted by The Lennys | April 10, 2013

Never use ordinary, everyday household cleaners on granite or any other natural-stone surface. They damage natural stone and can lead to costly repair or replacement. Frequently sealing granite countertops  and all other natural-stone maintains maximum surface protection. Use and keep door mats clean to minimize the dirt and micro particles from wearing into your stone…

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Posted by The Lennys | April 1, 2013

Walk down the cleaning aisle at the local store, and we’re inundated with what seems like infinite products promising to do this thing or that – or even both.  That seems to be the case more of late with granite cleaners and other stone-care products – products promising to clean and seal, clean and polish,…

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Posted by The Lennys | March 27, 2013

The Gold Standard blog is typically meant to share thoughts and advice to help you care for and maintain your stone surfaces – more importantly, avoid costly repair and replacement.  It’s not only the purpose of our blog, but also the very core of Granite Gold® dating back to when we started 10 years ago….

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Posted by The Lennys | December 7, 2012

Homeowners spend thousands of dollars, and then some, installing granite countertops and other natural stone surfaces from kitchen counters to bathroom vanities, tub surrounds and shower walls, to floors and fireplace facings.  Some will even install ornate natural stone staircases or lay stone on outdoor walkways, decks, pool and spa surrounds, and patios.  The opportunities…

Water Reveals
Posted by The Lennys | October 1, 2012

Summer may have come to an end, but that doesn’t mean your home-improvement to-do list is complete. And when money’s tight, that do-it-yourself motivation gets even stronger. From a little yard work to extensive remodeling jobs, we recognize the importance of ease, efficiency and cost-savings when it comes to D.I.Y. undertakings. We also hope you…

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