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Re: Spring- Yeah!

Yeah, my kitchen has pergo over the linoleum floor- so eventually I will have to yank both of them up to put in a tile floor- but it will be worth it!

P.S. I strongly recommend Not to use laminate/pergo in a kitchen. Bad idea!

Zemuly Sanders wrote:

Auralie, that's because you are from the South. :-) I use cast iron every day. Some of mine is older than I am. I have Mexican tile on my kitchen floor, and I don't like it very much because it does not go with my house at all. I wish the former owner had left the linoleum alone. He put the tile right over it.
zone 7
West TN

----- Original Message ----- From: <>
To: <>
Sent: Friday, February 24, 2006 12:19 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Spring- Yeah!

Chris, unlike Ceres, I both cook with cast iron utensils and
love my tile floors in the kitchen, 2 baths and laundry room.
One tile is slightly cracked after 16 years of use, but you
have to look close to find the crack.  The kitchen counters
are tile, too - 8" square cream-colored tiles.  They clean
up easily and beautifully, and so far have shown no wear
and tear.  The bathrooms are older - more like 25 years.
There is oak flooring throughout the rest of the house, and
I like it, but it is a pain to keep looking good.
As for cast iron utensils, I use them more and more - skillets
of various sizes and a large pot.  I much prefer them to the
other various kinds of pots I have.  Hang in there.

In a message dated 02/24/2006 10:09:40 AM Eastern Standard Time, writes:
In a message dated 2/23/06 10:21:23 PM, writes:

  My concern has always been that I'd
drop a cast iron skillet and crack the floor.

Chris, it does not take something as big as the skillet to break the tile.
I hate my ceramic tile in my kitchen, hallway, (2) bath and laundry room and
hope to replace it, hopefully, this summer. What a major job to replace! I
do like the tile in my garden room, however. I want to check out the bamboo

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