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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Interview with Minneapolis Interior Designer Katie Kurtz

At Floor Coverings International White Bear Lake, we love to inspire and inform. We know that a secret to a beautiful home is more than amazing flooring. That’s why we introduced our Designer Influencer Interview Series, to give you a peek at the latest trends in home design. Our latest interview features the uber talented Minneapolis-based interior designer Katie Kurtz.…
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The Best Things About Carpet

When it comes to comfort, there are few things better than a soft carpet under your bare feet. In addition to comfort, there are many benefits to installing carpet flooring in your home. Here at Floor Coverings International White Bear Lake we proudly provide expert flooring advice and installation to the White Bear Lake, North Oaks & Shoreview areas. We are here to answer your questions…
Winter flooring options at Floor Coverings International

Flooring Options for Harsh Climates

  It's Minnesota. It's winter. Most of the time when you're moving from outside to inside you're tracking snow along with you. Sure, it will be spring soon, but then instead of snow you'll be tracking in mud. In harsher climates it’s important that a durable flooring material be selected for the high-traffic areas in your home.…

3 Reasons to Choose Carpet for Your Bedroom

Carpet is cozy and comfortable, what else could you want your bedroom to be? At Floor Coverings International of White Bear Lake, we know how important it is to make your bedroom space perfect for your needs. With so many flooring options available, it can be difficult to find which is right for you. Here…