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Ask The Experts
Posted by The Lennys | June 25, 2013

When we encourage consumers to Ask the Experts, we’re not kidding.  We actively seek to help consumers properly care for their granite and other natural stone surfaces, whether they’re questions about granite cleaners, general cleaning or using Granite Gold products in creative ways.  Here’s the latest in an occasional series when we share the questions…

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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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Ask The Experts
Posted by The Lennys | May 29, 2013

Showers and baths can be the toughest areas of the house to keep clean, particularly when there’s granite and other natural stone surfaces to maintain. Typical, everyday household cleaners can damage the stone surfaces and, what’s more, overspray from common cleaners for mirrors, glass and fixtures can have the same effect on stone.  That’s why…

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Ask The Experts
Posted by The Lennys | May 29, 2013

Showers and baths can be the toughest areas of the house to keep clean, particularly when there’s granite and other natural stone surfaces to maintain. Typical, everyday household cleaners can damage the stone surfaces and, what’s more, overspray from common cleaners for mirrors, glass and fixtures can have the same effect on stone.  That’s why…

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Ask The Experts
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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Ask The Experts
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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Ask The Experts
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 | March 2, 2013

Ten Years Later, Granite Gold® Brand Granite Cleaners and Other Stone-Care Products Available Throughout the U.S. and Internationally Chicago (March 2, 2013) — International Home and Housewares Show; Booth N6450 — It all started with questions Lenny Sciarrino and Lenny Pellegrino could not answer comfortably. “What granite cleaner should I use?” the two Lennys were…

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Ask The Experts
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…

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Posted by The Lennys | November 5, 2012

San Diego (Nov. 5, 2012) —Household disinfectants are a common staple in most homes, more so during fall and winter months as families try to prevent flu and other contagious viruses. Yet typical disinfectants, while effective at killing most viruses, pose a threat to natural-stone surfaces – damaging counters, floors, vanities, shower walls and other…

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Posted by The Lennys | October 4, 2012

Homeowners searching for an easy-to-use granite cleaner and granite polish need look no further than their local retail store owned by The Kroger Co. Kroger grocery retail stores, which include supermarkets, price-impact warehouse stores and multi-department stores, now carry Granite Gold Daily Cleaner® and Granite Gold Polish® in all U.S. stores.  Previously, regional distribution included…

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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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Posted by The Lennys | September 14, 2012

It was so easy to just spray on the cleaner and just wipe off. Lenny Sciarrino (aka Lenny S) and Lenny Pellegrino (aka Lenny P) grew up in the family business and are co-founders of Granite Gold®. Buy NowWhere to Buy

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Posted by The Lennys | August 23, 2012

Stone Care Experts Make Granite Countertop Maintenance Easy San Diego (Aug. 23, 2012) —The family of experts who make cleaning and maintaining granite, marble and other natural-stone surfaces in the home quick and easy is offering an exclusive Granite Gold Home Care Collection for Bed Bath & Beyond customers. The Home Care Collection – featuring…

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Posted by The Lennys | August 15, 2012

Summer is winding down, 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 realize a little…

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Posted by The Lennys | July 27, 2012

Granite Gold® gets your shower sparkling. Lenny Sciarrino (aka Lenny S) and Lenny Pellegrino (aka Lenny P) grew up in the family business and are co-founders of Granite Gold®. Buy NowWhere to Buy

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Posted by The Lennys | July 18, 2012

My walls are still shiny! Lenny Sciarrino (aka Lenny S) and Lenny Pellegrino (aka Lenny P) grew up in the family business and are co-founders of Granite Gold®. Buy NowWhere to Buy

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Posted by The Lennys | July 13, 2012

The Shower Cleaner freakin’ worked!  It cleaned the tub and grout wonderfully. Lenny Sciarrino (aka Lenny S) and Lenny Pellegrino (aka Lenny P) grew up in the family business and are co-founders of Granite Gold®. Buy NowWhere to Buy

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Ask the expert
Posted by The Lennys | July 12, 2012

SAN DIEGO, (July 12, 2011) – Showers, grout and outdoor patios are likely among the most tedious, grime-filled cleaning projects for most households. When there is stone involved, the family of experts who made caring for granite countertops and other natural-stone surfaces quick and easy is making shower, grout and patio upkeep just as pain…

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Posted by The Lennys | October 1, 2011

Caring for granite countertops and other natural stone Lenny Sciarrino (aka Lenny S) and Lenny Pellegrino (aka Lenny P) grew up in the family business and are co-founders of Granite Gold®. Buy NowWhere to Buy

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