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…

3 Classic Backsplash Choices for Your Kitchen

A beautiful backsplash can be the focal point of a kitchen. However, you’ll get the best value out of your investment if you choose a tile backsplash that is classic and timeless, and will appeal to future homebuyers! Fortunately, our expert team here at Floor Coverings International White Bear Lake can help guide you to the most popular and versatile…

How to Choose Flooring for a Child’s Room

When you have children, you know that mess comes with the territory. What kind of flooring should you use in your child's room in light of the fact that it's bound to go through some wear and tear? Now's the time to pass by the fancy jute carpets and authentic Brazilian Cherry hardwoods. Instead, find something…

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…

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.…

3 Flooring Trends for 2018

Here at Floor Coverings International White Bear Lake, we care about bringing you the newest trends in flooring. If you like to keep your White Bear Lake home stylish and up to date, talk to our experts to learn more about the hot new styles from your favorite flooring brands. Here are 3 trends we’re especially excited about in 2018:…

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…

4 Carpet Terms Explained

Purchasing new carpet for your Vadnais Heights home can feel like a daunting task. With all the product specifications and terminology, it’s easy to get confused. But the team at Floor Coverings International White Bear Lake is here to help! Read on to learn about four common terms that relate to carpet performance. Construction When choosing the best carpet for…

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, ©…

Synthetic vs. Natural Carpet: Which is Right for You?

When you're looking for a new carpet for your home in White Bear Lake, MN, one important characteristic to examine is the material. Both synthetic and natural carpets have much to offer property owners. But which one is right for you? Floor Coverings International White Bear Lake can help you decide. Here are some of the most popular synthetic carpet fiber types:…