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…
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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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Our 5 Favorite Flooring Trends for 2018

When building or remodeling a home, choosing what type, or types, of flooring you want is one of the most important decisions you’ll make. After all, you walk on your floors from the time you lazily get out of bed in the morning until the time you turn in at night. If you’re currently in…
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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…

The Revival of Patterned Flooring

Flooring is not something you think of as having a cult following, especially when its main purpose is sometimes to link airport terminals and be trod on every day by millions of travelers pulling overstuffed luggage wheelies. However, the unique geometrically patterned carpet at PDX airport in Portland, Oregon–a design that's said to represent the…

The Best Stair Flooring Options

When it comes to choosing flooring for your home, some of the first places that people consider are what floors they want for feature rooms such as living rooms and dining rooms, or commonly used rooms such as kitchens or bedrooms. But when it comes to flooring your home, you need to take every room…

Coir Flooring

Natural and renewable flooring options have become exceptionally popular in the past decade, with the growing emphasis on sustaining the environment. There are plenty of natural flooring materials available today, including bamboo and cork, which are some of the more well-known options. Natural fiber carpeting is growing in popularity though, with coir being a material…

Jute vs. Seagrass Carpets & Rugs

Going green is the new trend with homebuilders and homebuyers these days. People here in Vancouver, WA and Portland, OR in particular are known for their commitment to the environment and living sustainably, just look at all our bikers! When it comes to eco-friendly flooring options, the two that immediately come to mind for most…