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Floor Pairings: How to Match Different Flooring in Your Home

Few homes are built with only one type of flooring. Tile, carpeting, and hardwood often coexist. Instead of choosing each flooring separately, why not try to match them together? This could have a major impact on the flow and style of your home. Floor Coverings International White Bear Lake has compiled some of our favorite flooring trios. Dark Hardwood, Gray…
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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…
Mid Century Modern Design White Bear Lake

Infographic: What is Your Design Aesthetic?

We work with a lot of different homeowners here in the greater White Bear Lake area, and that means we see a lot of different interior aesthetics. Let us help you craft your dream home with a unique or timeless floor from our nearly endless variety of styles here at Floor Coverings International White Bear Lake.…
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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, ©…
Flooring for Resale White Bear Lake

Best Flooring for Boosting Your Home’s Resale Value

Repainting, redecorating, and de-cluttering are certainly great ways to prep your home for resale. However, some of the most effective ways to increase your home’s resale value are through more permanent means. Here at Floor Coverings International White Bear Lake, our experts know the power flooring has when it comes to determining the value of a home. Below are our…
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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…
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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…