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Creating a Minimalist Aesthetic with Hardwood Flooring

When planning a minimalist aesthetic for your Woodbury home, less is definitely more. Selecting the right flooring will largely contribute to the overall look you are trying to create. Floor Coverings International White Bear Lake has prepared a hardwood flooring guide to help you achieve all of your minimalist décor dreams! Choosing Your Colors In general, extreme lights and darks…
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A Brief History of Hardwood Flooring

Most homeowners are familiar with hardwood flooring. You’ve probably lived in a home that hardwoods at some point in your life, but how much did you know about the boards beneath your feet? If you’re considering hardwood floors for your White Bear Lake home, you may be interested to know more about the history of…
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How to Choose Hardwood For Your Home

Thinking about installing hardwood floors in your White Bear Lake home? The local experts here at Floor Coverings International can help you find the perfect wood that fits your home, lifestyle, and budget. Get started here and call us to schedule a free design consultation and estimate.     Photo Credits: © Zuzana Susterova, ©…
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Hardwood vs. Laminate Flooring

If you are installing new floors in your home, you may find yourself debating whether laminate flooring or hardwood flooring is the better option for you. There is no one-size-fits-all answer to this question. The answer will depend on your budget, lifestyle, and needs. Fortunately, Floor Coverings International White Bear Lake can help you determine which option is better for…
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How to Extend the Lifetime of Your Hardwood

Installing hardwood flooring in your Vadnais Heights home is a big commitment and investment. To maintain the longevity of your floor, there are important steps you need to take. Our experts here at Floor Coverings International White Bear Lake have a handy guide to keep your floors in top shape over your lifetime. Keep it Clean  Keeping your hardwood regularly…
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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…
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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…