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telperien
I have terracotta tiles in my hallway, family room, kitchen and laundry. Unfortunately instead of a smooth surface they have an irregular surface with cracks and grooves and ridges. I hate them ! They take a huge amount of effort to get/keep clean, and I would never have them again, although I love the look with the smooth surface.
   
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Fiona Anastasia Whitefoot
I really liked the first photo of a terracotta floor in an all white kitchen - it just oozes character, homeliness and a humble warmth in the space!
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junipergirl

Funny timing this article, my friend has had them in his house for nearly 30 years and he hates them. He lives with his elderly father who loves them (and also laid them). Friend has smashed cups, glasses or plates over the years (no he isn't clumsy!) I like the look of them but do find when I am there helping out, the grout is almost impossible to clean. They have aged and look grotty all the time now too.


   

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