Salt air, sun, and sea often mean harsh treatment for oceanfront digs. We gathered the best hardy materials, tips, and ideas for rock-solid coastal homes.
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The most durable of flooring materials, concrete works both inside and out and is extremely easy to maintain because it doesn't scratch and requires only a sweep.
Note: Because of concrete's hardiness, it will likely be colder and less comfortable than wood, so try sea grass rugs to warm it up.