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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…
Hardwood Flooring White Bear Lake

Which Kind of Hardwood Flooring Is Right For You?

If you’ve done any research into installing new hardwood flooring, you know you have options. When you’re working with Floor Coverings International White Bear Lake, you have many, many options. There are various species of wood to choose from, different grain patterns, different planks widths and stains, and even the choice of solid or engineered hardwood. Our flooring experts will…
Winter flooring options at Floor Coverings International

Flooring Options for Harsh Climates

  It's Minnesota. It's winter. Most of the time when you're moving from outside to inside you're tracking snow along with you. Sure, it will be spring soon, but then instead of snow you'll be tracking in mud. In harsher climates it’s important that a durable flooring material be selected for the high-traffic areas in your home.…

Things to Know About Radiant Floor Heating

With the temperatures dropping, homeowners  in the White Bear Lake, North Oaks & Shoreview area will be looking for heating options to create a comfortable environment for themselves and their loved ones. You may have looked for efficient heating systems and reversing heating fans to push the warm air throughout the home. Now, you are considering radiant floor heating to keep…

Flooring Tips for Restaurants

When you decide it’s time for new flooring in your White Bear Lake, North Oaks & Shoreview area restaurant, there are a lot of factors to consider. Commercial flooring always has to be durable and versatile, but this is especially true in a restaurant. Our experts at Floor Coverings International White Bear Lake have a few tips on how to choose the perfect flooring for your…

Why Marble Flooring Should be in Your Home

Marble flooring can completely transform your home and easily gives your home an air of sophistication reminiscent of the ancient, luxurious buildings in Rome. It is a naturally made stone, with no two pieces exactly alike. Marble can be featured as flooring, but it is also used for countertops and backsplash as well. Here at…

Everything You Need to Know About Red Oak Hardwood Flooring

Choosing new hardwood flooring can be difficult, since there are so many different options. Red oak is one of the top hardwood choices for solid and engineered hardwood flooring. At Floor Coverings International of White Bear Lake, we want to ensure you select the right species of hardwood flooring for your home.  You may find…

How to Open Up a Room with Your Flooring

A house is a home, no matter what the square footage. There are, however, ways to make your home feel larger without physically expanding it. At Floor Coverings International of White Bear Lake, we understand how important it is to not only make your home feel cozy, but to also make the space around you…

Refinishing versus Replacing Hardwood Flooring

As beautiful and durable as hardwood flooring can be, it’s not invincible and, unfortunately, it will become worn down over time. The big question for many homeowners is, do I refinish or replace my hardwood flooring? It’s a tough question, and one that can be answered after considering a few factors. At Floor Coverings International…

Commercial Flooring Options

If you’re looking for a great type of flooring to place in a commercial office space, gymnasium, or ballroom, there are several great options to choose from. Here at Floor Coverings International of White Bear Lake, our experts will be happy to help you choose the perfect type of flooring for that large, public space.…