Understanding Vinyl Acronyms (LVT, LVP, EVP)

In recent years, vinyl has dramatically improved in style and performance. But with these improvements, it has become more confusing to browse through vinyl’s wide selection of product variations. The team at Floor Coverings International is here to help! Read on to learn about three popular types of luxury vinyl flooring that you can use in your…

The New Vinyl on the Block: Engineered Stone Tile

With the most recent advancements in flooring technology, luxury vinyl flooring has taken the North American market by storm. However, manufacturers have now raised the bar with their latest in vinyl flooring, engineered stone tile. Read on as our experts at Floor Coverings International uncover this great flooring option. What is Engineered Stone Tile? The first thing…

Tips for Keeping Luxury Vinyl Tile from Fading Over Time

Luxury vinyl is a comfortable, stylish, and affordable alternative to many other types of flooring. The only downside to vinyl is that while durable, it can fade over time. If you want to keep your luxury vinyl looking like new, one of the first things you're going to have to do is actively prevent fading.…

Top Tile Options for Basement Flooring

Tile is an excellent basement flooring option. It will not sustain water damage from leaks, sewer problems or excess humidity. It is durable and easy to clean, making it the perfect place to drop messy gear, laundry or pet products. And it is available in a wide variety of materials and styles. Following is an…

Best Options for Handicapped Accessible Flooring

Are you renovating a home for a handicapped individual? For the most part, handicapped accessible homes are designed to aid those with limited mobility – though other disabilities such as blindness and deafness could also be considered. Hard, smooth surfaces are typically easier for people with mobility issues to navigate. With that in mind, here…

Flooring Tips to Make Small Rooms Appear Larger

While a cozy feel in a home can be a good thing, no homeowner wants to feel cramped or constrained. Poor décor choices can cause small rooms to feel even smaller. Fortunately, there are ways to influence the senses to “read” those small spaces as more open and expansive. The following are some flooring tips…

The Pros and Cons of Vinyl Flooring

There are so many flooring options out there these days that homeowners are often overwhelmed by the choices. Vinyl flooring continues to be a popular option for its affordability, versatility, and relative ease of installation. Invented in the years just before World War II, vinyl quickly outpaced linoleum as the budget flooring of choice, and…

12 Things You Should Know About Luxury Vinyl Tile

If you are considering new flooring for your kitchen, bathroom, mudroom, or breezeway and luxury vinyl tile isn’t high on your list of possible materials, then you might not be aware of all it has to offer. We are big fans of luxury vinyl tile here at Floor Coverings International. We want you to be fans of…