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New Smart Home For SFC Michael Schlitz

A new custom smart home for injured Army Sergeant First Class Michael Schlitz was dedicated on October 30, 2014 in Columbus, GA. The home was built through Building for America’s Bravest a proud program of the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation and the Gary Sinise Foundation. Flooring & More Carpet One in Columbus, GA attended a very special ceremony to welcome Michael home.

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Michael receives the iPad that will control his new smart home. 

Here are a few photos of the inside of Michael's new Smart Home: 

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Flooring & More Carpet One Floor & Home installed all the flooring and tile for the home which was designed to help Michael regain his independence after losing both of his arms and suffering from burns on over 85% of his body while serving in Baghdad.  His new home will help him to become more self-sufficient and drastically improve his quality of life.

“It is an honor to install flooring and tile in this custom home designer for Michael,” said Al Gaston, president of Flooring & More Carpet One Floor & Home. “We are excited to see Michael receive the iPad that will control his new smart home.”

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Deb Giroux from Carpet One Floor & Home, SFC Michael Schlitz and Al Gaston, president of Flooring & More Carpet One Floor & Home 

To learn more about Carpet One Floor & Home’s support of Building for America’s Bravest, please visit or visit Flooring & More Carpet One Floor & Home’s website at

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