Decorating & Furniture/floor tile

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I would like to know if I want to put tile on the first floor of my house(kitchen, livingroom and dining area) does the tile have to be the same in all three rooms? Is it o.k to add tile in the livingroom and dining room? or what type of flooring looks better in those two rooms?

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Hi Elsa,

Thanks for writing and for your question.

If the kitchen, living room and dining room all adjoin one another, it's best to do all of one style or pattern of tile.  It will make the rooms appear larger because your eye does not start and stop with a color or pattern change.

Tile is terrific as far as durability, care and traffic.  The only draw back to some people is that it's cold in winter to the touch.  The only other negative is that once you drop a glass on it, that glass is history.

Best,
Jenny

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