carpet flooring

How To Keep Your Floors Damage-Free

Each flooring style you might consider for your home will be distinct in its own way and have a unique set of pros and cons. As we know, some flooring materials are simply less durable than others, such as carpet, wood, or cork. However, that’s no reason to avoid them completely! With a few simple…
Area Rugs Vancouver

4 Ways To Make Your Home Cozier

Homeowners in the greater Vancouver and Portland areas are quite diverse in the way they design their living spaces. While some prefer a more expansive, luxury modern home, others carefully curate the perfectly cozy space. Here at franchise_location_name], we think both ends of the spectrum are great. However today we are focusing on those tight,…
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How to Prepare for a Flooring Installation

Whether you just moved in, have lived in your home for a while, or are looking to sell, deciding to replace the flooring in any house can feel like a daunting task. Here at Floor Coverings International Vancouver/Portland, we understand the ins and outs of flooring projects and can help guide you to pick the perfect style for…
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Tips for Pet-Friendly Carpets

Our pets are a huge part of our lives. So much so that it’s important to consider them when making big decisions-- like new flooring! If you’re considering a carpet for your Vancouver home, but are worried about how it will stand up against pet hair, stains and odor, then check out these tricks from…
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Infographic: Getting Your Home Ready for Resale

The experts at Floor Coverings International Vancouver/Portland understand what it takes to make a home look inviting, updated, and durable. Before you put your home on the market, let's take a look at a few of the renovation projects you can start to increase the value of your home and help it sell faster.     Photo Credits:…
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How to Prevent Carpet Cornrowing

Part of any proper carpet care plan is ensuring you vacuum it regularly. However, many Vancouver and Portland homeowners may not realize just how you vacuum the carpet could contribute to a texture change defect known as “cornrowing.” Specifically, cornrowing is characterized by irregular rows in the carpet itself, which are usually anywhere from a half-inch to 2…
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Getting Creative with Carpet

Carpet is a flooring favorite in the Vancouver, WA area. It has served as a go-to for many families over the years because of its durability, design versatility, and comfortable feel. As carpets and area rugs have evolved and improved with the development of new flooring technology, more and more people have started utilizing carpet…
attic flooring in Vancouver and Portland

Transform Your Attic Into a Cozy Getaway

The attic is a forgotten space in many Vancouver and Portland homes. It’s an area where seasonal decorations are stored and infrequently used tools are left. On the one hand this is understandable. By definition, an attic is located right below the roof of a home. The low slanted ceilings and unusual shape of most…
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Caring For Water Damaged Carpet

Here in the Pacific Northwest, it’s no secret that we get a lot of rain. Excessive moisture can take its toll on the home, especially in areas prone to flooding. Heavy rains can cause flooding – both inside and outside of the home. When water enters a Vancouver or Portland home, it has the potential…

How To: Choose the Stair Runner for You

  Adding a stair runner, or carpet runner, as they’re also known, to your home is a small renovation project that packs a big punch. A good stair runner will absorb sound, keep your little ones safer, and add a decorative touch to your home that brings out the best in the space. How can…