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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…
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…
Gray hardwood floors in White Bear Lake

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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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…

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…

Beach House Flooring and Decor

If you like open floor plans, simplicity, and coastal decorations, this may be for you! Create an ideal atmosphere that is comforting and inspiring at the same time. You don’t have to live by the ocean to have the perfectly decorated home that you desire!   Open Living Space Even if you don’t have an…