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Why you Should Use Granite for Your Backyard Bar
Posted by The Lennys | May 10, 2017

An outdoor bar is the ideal way to enjoy beautiful weather, have fun with friends, and make the summer memorable. You have many options when designing a backyard bar, but don’t overlook the importance of choosing the right material for your outdoor countertop. Granite offers a perfect solution with the natural beauty you want as…

Dark Granite Counters
Posted by The Lennys | April 21, 2017

Dark granite countertops, especially black and grey, are an absolute favorite among many homeowners because they create a boldness that looks great in just about any style kitchen or bathroom. The popularity of dark granite is due to its many advantages. However, some might argue there are a few minor disadvantages as well. The Pros…

Clean Stone Floors
Posted by The Lennys | April 12, 2017

When it comes to choosing natural-stone tiles for the flooring in your home or office, you will find a wide range of colors and striking designs that only nature can produce. Following are 6 types of natural stone with some awesome colors that make attractive choices for living spaces. 1. Granite Colors Yellow to golden tones…

Granite Slab Countertops
Posted by The Lennys | March 29, 2017

Whether you’re choosing a new granite slab for your new kitchen or bathroom or just upgrading your existing countertops, color, veins, and patina are crucial. While some homeowners might settle for the first complete slab they chance upon, it’s a good idea to keep searching until you get the perfect product for your interior décor….

Drawbacks of Granite Counters
Posted by The Lennys | March 10, 2017

Granite is one of the most popular countertop materials with good reason. While granite countertops offer beauty and durability, they do come with some slight drawbacks. Consider these 5 disadvantages when choosing new countertops for your home.  1. Granite Can Be Expensive Granite is definitely not the most budget-friendly countertop material. In fact, it’s on…

Granite Countertops Care Ideas
Posted by The Lennys | March 10, 2017

Granite countertops are both durable and beautiful, which is why granite is such a popular choice for homeowners who are selecting the materials for new home construction and for those who are remodeling and want a kitchen that is both striking and practical. Caring for granite is different from caring for other countertop materials because…

How to Remove Water Stains from Granite
Posted by The Lennys | February 26, 2017

The use of granite for kitchen and bathroom countertops has exploded in popularity over the past few decades. The reasons are simple: this tough and decorative stone is the perfect mix of beauty and functionality. However, just like many other high-use surfaces in the house, granite can become stained from exposure to certain liquids, including…

How to Choose the Right Granite Countertop
Posted by The Lennys | February 24, 2017

Granite is one of the most popular countertop materials for good reason. In addition to its durability, it’s available in a seemingly limitless number of colors and styles, making it easy to pair with any type of cabinetry and appliances. The Stone Care Experts at Granite Gold® offer 4 tips to help you choose the…

Kitchen Remodel
Posted by The Lennys | May 20, 2015

What are the symptoms of a kitchen needing a remodel? Non-functioning cooktop burners Double oven with torn insulation Melted cabinet doors Broken icemaker An aging Corian countertop The folks at Kosher Eye deliberated for more than a year whether to take this major step, and they chronicled their journey in a three-part series. It’s both…

Caring For Stone Patios And Walkways
Posted by The Lennys | April 16, 2015

The warmer, spring weather is gradually starting to take hold, and those areas hit hard with snow this winter are finally starting to see the last remnants of the white stuff melt away. Time to break out the work gloves and garden tools to get the outdoor landscapes in tip-top shape.  Here are some helpful…

Ask The Experts
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…

Ask The Experts
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…

Ask the expert
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,…

Ask The Experts
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…

Clean Stone Floors
Posted by The Lennys | September 16, 2013

They suffer more wear and tear than just about any other surface in your home. From marble floor care to cleaning limestone floors and any other type of stone floor, here are our top 10 tips on how to clean stone floors: Be sure your vacuum attachment does not scratch stone floors. Use and keep…

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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