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Your Guide to Carpet Pile

The warmth and comfort of carpet has made it a St. Paul flooring staple. When picking out the perfect carpet style for your home, it is important to understand the ins and outs of carpet pile. Our experts at Floor Coverings International White Bear Lake are here to help. Keep on reading to learn more about carpet pile! What Is…
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Your Guide to Popular Hardwood Species

With its beauty and durability, it is no wonder that hardwood is one of the most popular flooring choices for St. Paul homeowners. At Floor Coverings International White Bear Lake we love the unique aspects of each hardwood species. We want you to choose the best flooring for your home. To help you pick out what species is right for…
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5 Flooring Patterns We Love

Are you looking for a fun twist on a classic flooring option? At Floor Coverings International White Bear Lake we know there’s something exciting about a unique flooring style. A pattern is a great way to make the flooring in your Woodbury home stand out. Here are some flooring patterns we love. Herringbone A modern take on classic parquet flooring,…
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Safe Fireplaces and Flooring for Woodbury Homes

The fireplace has long been a special centerpiece of living spaces. Throughout history, people have gathered around warm fires and shared each other's company. During the winter season, Woodbury homeowners deserve the full fireside experience, which means a safe, clean hearth and wall tiles that make your little fireside center really stand out. The experts…
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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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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, St. Paul and Minneapolis areas. We are here to answer your questions…
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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…