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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…
Today's Creative Life

Interview with Vancouver’s Today’s Creative Life

At Floor Coverings International Vancouver/Portland, we love to bring you creative insight and perspectives from some of the Internet’s most influential bloggers. Our latest interview features Vancouver-based DIY and design blogger Kim of Today’s Creative Life. You can follow Kim on Facebook, Instagram, Google+, Twitter, and Pinterest. Please tell us a little about yourself. I'm just a girl…

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…
Glossary of flooring terms Vancouver, WA, Portland, OR

Flooring Glossary: A Beginner’s Guide

If you’ve started your search for new floors for your Vancouver or Portland home, you’ve probably heard some different terms used in various articles or by flooring experts. Understanding what these terms mean is key to making an informed decision about which floors you should invest in for your home. That’s why the experts at…

Guide to Hardwood Floor Wood Species

Hardwood flooring is classic, elegant, and can be a wonderful addition to any home. However, with so many different wood options available, it can be difficult to know what works best for you. At Floor Coverings International of Vancouver, WA and the Portland, OR area, we understand how confusing choosing hardwood can be, so we’ve…

The Best Flooring Options for Basements

Basements tend to be some of the most underutilized rooms in many houses. This is because for so many people, going to the trouble of finishing a basement is just too much hassle and headache. But by taking the time and making the investment in finishing your basement, you’ll gain more room and more space…

Blog – Low VOC Flooring Options

If you don’t spend a lot of time thinking about or working with building materials, you may never have heard the term Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) before. But chances are, you have been affected by them whether you know it or not. Volatile organic compounds are chemicals released from building materials which can cause irritation…

Blog – All About Ash (Hardwood Flooring That Is)

Adding hardwood floors to your home will instantly increase its retail value. This classic floor covering is one of the most versatile and attractive flooring options. Hardwood flooring will match nearly any style of décor or interior design aesthetic, from pale bamboo for modern homes, to cozy red oak for a more traditional look. When…

Summer Updates for Your Outdoor Spaces

With summer just around the corner, it’s time to get your outdoor spaces ready for the sunny season. This doesn’t have to mean giving your deck a beach theme or decorating with driftwood (though you can certainly do that if you want!). Floor Coverings International of Vancouver, WA, offers some simple ways to spruce up…

Top Home Decorating Colors

Year in and year out, there are some tried and true colors that appear often in certain rooms of the home. Interior decorating is always changing and looking for new trends, but it can’t be denied that certain colors pop up again and again being used in the same way. Here is a guide to…