Decorative and practical floor coverings

When it comes to floor coverings you have many options. Common choices include carpet, wood, vinyl, laminate, tiles, bamboo and cork. Flooring are made for both decorative and practical reasons. Following are some information about the most common flooring choices:
Ceramic Floor Tiles

Ceramic floor tiles have been around for thousands of years and are still widely used today. Ancient Chinese and Roman civilizations both used ceramic tiles. In Greek temples, churches, and mosques, early tile work on floors and walls was often stunningly beautiful and varied. Today, ceramic tiles can be used in any room of the house. Because of their strength and easy maintenance, they are often used in kitchens and bathrooms.

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Make Overnight Guests Comfortable

Spring marks the beginning of the season to travel and no doubt guests will be visiting your house at some point from Spring through Summer.

To make your guests feel at home,  the key is a little hospitality, a welcoming persona, and if you want, a few extra touches here and there to make your guests feel special. Here are our tips for being the perfect host for your overnight guests.

General Tips for Hosting Overnight Guests
Tidy up the house. Thoroughly clean the house or use this as your motivation to get everything in tip-top shape and off your to-do list. This can include getting rid of clutter, small house repairs, or that small redecorating project you’ve been putting off.
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How to decorate around your flat screen television

You and your living room are happier because you have just acquired a flat screen television.  Although, you seem to be having a small problem, everything around the television seems not to work. The furniture no longer faces the right direction, the wall art is being blocked, and the armoire you’ve placed the television in is too big.   These are all common decorating dilemmas when you acquire a flat screen television.  Read on to see how you can keep that television and make the rest of your room look beautiful around your new addition to the family.

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Principles of carpet cleaning

Don’t be misled by claims that steam cleaning will leave your carpet wet for 1-2 days! If your steam cleaner leaves carpet that wet, you need to get on the telephone and demand that they correct their over-wetting. No reputable steam cleaner would leave carpet that wet! Carpet Cleaning 911 is proud to say that we have never over-wet a carpet. You can walk on your steam cleaned carpet with bare feet or white socks before we leave your home. Your carpet will be completely dry in 2-4 hours, or sooner, if you open some windows and run a fan to foster the circulation of dry air.
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