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Re: 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, 
Cersgarden@aol.com writes:
In a message dated 2/23/06 10:21:23 PM, lindsey@mallorn.com 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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