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…
Hardwood flooring samples in White Bear Lake

The Janka Hardness Scale: What You Should Know

Do you know about the Janka hardness scale? You will likely hear the term if you happen to be shopping for hardwood floors. It’s a way of comparing the hardness of different wood species, particularly those used in flooring. If you are looking for hardwood floors for your White Bear Lake home, you’ll want to be familiar…
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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…
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…

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…

Carpet Pile Options

If you’re thinking about new carpet for your Vadnais Heights home, there are a lot of different decisions you’ll have to make. At Floor Coverings International of White Bear Lake, we love helping our customers with these tough choices. One major element of carpeting that you’ll need to think about is the carpet’s pile. There…

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…