Archive for Marble Tile

How to Keep Carpet Looking and Smelling Great

How to Keep Carpet Looking and Smelling Great

People who have carpet or rugs in their home can attest that, while they are pleasantly soft, it’s very hard to keep them clean (especially if they’re a light color). Since carpet is so absorbent, it’s not easy to keep dirt, stains, and smells out of it. Harder surfaces like porcelain tile require less maintenance and are easier to clean, but a pretty rug is always nice since it adds a decorative touch to a room! At Island Tile, we specialize in – you guessed it – tile! But, since many people in Brevard County do have carpeted rooms and rugs, we want to take some time to talk about keeping your carpet or rug clean and smelling fresh! Read on for some DIY natural ways to achieve this.

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Marble Look Tile Versus Marble Slab

Marble Look Tile vs. Marble Slab

If you’re a fan of interior design, you probably watch HGTV, read real estate magazines, and use Pinterest for home design inspiration. You’ve also probably noticed that marble is gaining popularity – it’s all the rage, and we don’t have to wonder why! Marble comes in a variety of beautiful colors and patterns, and whether it’s used as a countertop surface, a floor surface or wall surface, marble can make a room feel elegant and expensive. If you’re considering marble for your own home, there are plenty of things to take into consideration. Arguably the biggest decision – should you go with real marble or opt for marble-look tile? Let’s explore the differences, the pros, and the cons, of marble vs. marble-look tile.

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