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Get Durable Texture With Distressed Hardwood

Smooth hardwood is a classic flooring choice, but these days, homeowners in Vadnais Heights are gravitating toward distressed hardwood. These savvy decorators are excited by the practical benefits and wonderful design possibilities of this hardwood finish. At Floor Coverings International White Bear Lake, we offer many options for distressed hardwood flooring, including handscraped and wire brushed varieties. Warmth and Durability…
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5 Hardwood Flooring Trends to Try in 2017

Are you getting tired of your old, dusty carpet or dated tile? Do you want to make your house feel new again? Maybe it’s time to give your home a flooring update! While hardwood flooring is always a popular choice, certain styles of hardwood have become particularly trendy for 2017. If you’re looking for a…
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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…
Kitchen Floor, White Bear Lake, MN

Best Kitchen Flooring for the Home Chef

The kitchen is the heart of the home for many families in White Bear Lake. With hours spent cooking, entertaining, and working in the kitchen, it’s important that the space is not only beautiful and suited to your style, but functional and durable as well. As any home chef can attest, the kitchen floor is perhaps the…
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…

The Extraordinary Benefits of Exotic Hardwood Floors

Here in Vadnais Heights, hardwood floors have always been a popular option for homeowners. At Floor Coverings International of White Bear Lake we often have customers who come to us only thinking of classic American hardwoods. That’s why we want to talk about exotic hardwoods today, and share a few of the things that make…

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…

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…