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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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5 Hot Tile Trends in 2019

5 Hot Tile Trends in 2019

The New Year is upon us, and it’s bringing new trends along with it! We’re not talking about the hottest fashion statement piece or the latest viral video…we’re referring to trends in tile! That’s right, just like the fashion industry evolves, so does the world of home improvement – tile is no exception! While classic tiles are always in style, we thought it would be fun to share some of the coolest tile trends to be on the lookout for in 2019.

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How to Keep Your Tile Floors Sparkling

How to Keep Your Tile Floors Sparkling

Have you ever looked at your floor tile and wondered how it went from pristine and shiny to dull and discolored? Well, you’re not alone. Keeping up with cleaning the floors in your home can be a challenge, especially if you consider all the other chores you have to do to keep your home nice and clean. Sometimes scrubbing the floor can fall to the wayside. We get it. But, if it’s neglected for too long, it will only be more difficult for you to get the floor clean again. So, we’ve put together some tips on how to maintain a nice, shiny tile floor without scrubbing away like Cinderella.

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Transform Your Outdoor Space

Transform Your Outdoor Space

If you have a patio, deck or porch that needs some TLC, where do you start? Whether your space is completely outdoors or enclosed, it can be a wonderful spot to spend your time. Imagine relaxing on your beautiful porch with a cup of coffee and a good book or having a cocktail with friends on your inviting patio. Sounds great, right? Well, not so much if your outdoor hangout space is lackluster, in need of a good cleaning, or just dull. But don’t fear! There are easy ways to spruce up your space, so you actually want to spend time there. After all, why waste the living space in and around your home? Read on for tips on how to transform your outdoor space into a haven.

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Creative Summertime Crafts Using Tile: Part 2

Creative Summertime Crafts Using Tile

With the approach of summer break, children and teenagers alike will have time to enjoy away from school, homework, and studying. While they might enjoy all the extra time on their hands for a while, inevitably, most parents know they will hear “There’s nothing to do, I’m so bored!” from their kids at some point this summer. At Island Tile in Melbourne, FL, we’re here to the rescue with some fun summer activities to entertain bored kids (and bored adults!). In our previous blog, we went over a couple fun summertime crafts involving tile that people of all ages can enjoy. We’d like to continue this trend, and we hope these craft ideas come in handy this time of year!

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Creative Summertime Crafts Using Tile: Part 1

Creative Summertime Crafts Using Tile: Part 1

Summer break is upon us in Brevard County, and students are ready for it! Kids of all ages from Palm Bay to Melbourne, FL and beyond have been dreaming of what they’ll do over break. Perhaps they’re imagining lazy days spent at the beach, or maybe they can’t wait for a trip to Disney World. While summer break is a wonderful time of year for children and teens, for adults (especially ones with full-time jobs) summer break is no break at all! It means entertaining the kids and making sure they’re looked after if they’re too young to be trusted on their own.

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Making a Mosaic Tabletop with Tile: Part 1

Mosaic Tabletop

If you’re a fan of DIY home improvement projects, making a mosaic can be a fun and rewarding undertaking that will let you tap into your artistic side. At Island Tile, Melbourne, FL’s top tile distributor, we thought our readers might enjoy learning how to spruce up their furniture using, you guessed it, tile! Read on for a step-by-step guide on how to easily make a mosaic tabletop.

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