When is the Right Time to Replace Your Worn-Out Carpet?

Do you have old carpeting in your home? Now may be the right time to replace your worn-out carpet. Have you found yourself wondering if it’s time for your well-loved but well-worn carpet to go? Deciding when it's the right time to replace your worn-out carpet can be a tough choice; not only is a…

Clean Floors with Shaw R2X Carpet Protection

Shaw R2X carpet protection makes it easy to disinfect and clean floors. Hardwood flooring, tile and luxury vinyl are durable and stylish choices for many homes, most of us will admit that nothing comes close to carpet in terms of comfort. At the end of a long day when all you want to do is…

What Floors Are Antimicrobial?

Learn what floors are antimicrobial and how they can protect you from bacteria and other germs. At Floor Coverings International, we know that families are always on the lookout for new ways to keep their homes safe from harmful chemicals and bacteria. Nowadays, you can let your floors do some of that work for you!…

Three Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Flooring

Deep clean your floors with these essential spring cleaning tips. Now that spring is here, and with summer just around the corner, it’s that time of year again — time for spring-cleaning. While no one really enjoys cleaning out their home and giving it an overhaul, it’s a necessary component to keep your house in…

Cut Pile vs. Loop Pile Carpet

When selecting carpet flooring, many homeowners pay the most attention to their preferred colors and patterns, while all but ignoring piling and textural considerations. Carpet construction can have a big impact on your interior's look and the feel of your carpet, so it is worthwhile to think carefully about your preferences. Knowing the differences between…

Flooring Tips for Making Small Spaces Look Bigger

Feeling space challenged in your home? Don’t worry; there are numerous effective ways to use flooring choices to create the illusion of more substantial square footage. Use the following flooring design tips to help expand the space visually in every room of your home. Light Colors Create an Airy, Open Feel Choosing lighter color palettes…

WPC vs. SPC Vinyl Flooring

It’s hard to imagine that flooring is a cutting edge industry, right? Wrong! Technological advances in material science have turned the world of flooring on its head. New materials have expanded flooring options from wood, stone, tile, and carpet to new options such as luxury vinyl tile, stain-resistant carpet, engineered hardwood floors, and rigid core…

Top Flooring Choices For Second Story Rooms

When it comes to second story rooms, noise-absorption is a key flooring concern, and since the second story of your home is a common spot for bedrooms, comfort and warmth are also important considerations. Keep reading to learn about the best flooring options for your second story rooms. The team at Floor Coverings International has all the…

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…

3 Flooring Ideas Inspired by Mid-Century Modern Design

Even if your home isn’t a period example of authentic mid-century modern design, you can still achieve the “mid-mod” look inside. One key feature is your floor. Mid-century modern flooring is often neutral and carries throughout the large, open room. It also has clean lines and doesn’t distract from the rest of the space. If…