Cleaning carpet in White Bear Lake

3 Ways to Clean and Refresh Your Carpet

If you have upcoming holiday gatherings or soirees planned at your White Bear Lake home, you might be feeling a bit self-conscious about your dingy, worn-down carpet. Fortunately, our Floor Coverings International White Bear Lake experts know some easy ways to refresh your carpet using items you may already have on hand. Give one of these ideas a try before…
carpet tiles white bear lake

3 Ways to Use Carpet Tiles in the Home

Carpet tiles are quite common in commercial spaces. You’ve encountered them in the office, in airports, and in retail store dressing rooms. For this reason, carpet tile may not be the first thing you think of when trying to decide on new flooring for your White Bear Lake home. However, there are a number of…
Mid century modern hardwood flooring in White Bear Lake

Get the Look: Mid-Century Modern

Mid-century modern style of the 1950s and ‘60s has experienced a major resurgence in recent years. Many White Bear Lake homeowners appreciate mid-century modern design for its clean lines and warm, comfortable feel. Though you may not want your entire home to look straight out of the 20th century, adding touches of the mid-century modern…
cork flooring, bamboo flooring, and carpet tiles in white bear lake

The Best Flooring for Busy Families

If you’re a member of a busy family, choosing flooring for your home can be tricky. You need a material that can handle the daily wear and tear delivered by children and pets, including but not limited to drops, spills, dirt, and dust. However, just because you’re looking for durable flooring doesn’t mean you want…
patterned carpet in white bear lake, mn

Give Patterned Carpet a Chance

Patterned carpet has long dealt with a bad rap. When we hear the term we often think of hotel room floors, the seats of charter buses and trains, or bowling alleys. This nontraditional flooring makes few appearances in White Bear Lake homes, partly due to the fear that a patterned carpet’s design will go out…
Carpet textures, White Bear Lake

The Best Time of the Year to Buy Carpet

Most consumers wait until the end of the calendar year to shop for a new car, as this is usually the period when dealers are clearing out last year's models at discount prices to make way for the new models on the lots. And usually right after the holiday season, you can snag great deals…
Carpet flooring in White Bear Lake

What Do Different Carpet Grades Mean?

If you're looking for new carpet, you might have noticed that carpet comes in different qualities and grades. The most basic difference you'll find between carpets is commercial and residential carpeting, but the grades matter as well. Each manufacturer has its own grade standard, but usually the grades are actually broken down into the types…
Kid on carpet floor

The Best Things About Carpet

When it comes to comfort, there are few things better than a soft carpet under your bare feet. In addition to comfort, there are many benefits to installing carpet flooring in your home. Here at Floor Coverings International White Bear Lake we proudly provide expert flooring advice and installation to the White Bear Lake, North Oaks & Shoreview areas. We are here to answer your questions…

Tips & Tricks to Fix Carpet Indentations

At Floor Coverings International White Bear Lake, we know that every once and a while you like change. Rearranging or redecorating a room is a great way to get that newly renovated feel without going outside your budget. Sometimes, however, moving your furniture to a new location in a room comes with pesky problems. One of those problems is a…

Is Seagrass Carpet Right for Your Family?

Seagrass carpet is a popular choice in the eco-friendly flooring world, but that doesn’t mean it’s a fringe option that’s only seen in the green living movement. Seagrass has a huge host of benefits that might make it the right fit for your White Bear Lake, North Oaks & Shoreview area home, whether you build your life around sustainability or are…