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Infographic: 3 Beautiful Ways to Use Glass Tile

Everyone loves glass tile! It's fun, elegant, and a great way to add personality to a room. In this infographic, the design team at Floor Coverings International Vancouver/Portland recommends three of the most beautiful places for glass tile in your home. Photo © abu2 © Songchai W © Jringjai_34 © David Papazian
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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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Eco-Friendly Hardwood Alternatives

Choosing to "Go Green" is not only a popular trend in home design, but is a valuable and impactful way to help the environment around us. Eco-friendly flooring materials cut down on environmental waste, reduce the use of harmful chemicals, and keep the air in your home clean and safe to breathe. If you are…
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6 Trending Tile Looks & Styles of 2017

Why stay in the past when the future looks so bright? If you’re ready to re-tile your bathroom, kitchen, or any other room in your home, Floor Coverings International Vancouver/Portland can help! These tile looks can take your home’s décor to new levels. Check out these six tile styles and ideas trending in 2017. 1. Wood-Look Tiles Tiles…

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…

3 Secrets to Sparkling Clean Tile Flooring

Tile floors are a gorgeous addition to any kitchen or bathroom, but keeping them sparkling clean can be a challenge. The local flooring experts here at Floor Coverings International of Vancouver, WA & Portland, OR, though, are here to help! In our decades of experience with flooring, we’ve learned more than a few tricks to…

Tile Ideas for En Suites that Wow

Who doesn’t dream of having an en suite that’s more like an in-home oasis? The team here at Floor Coverings International of Vancouver, WA and Portland, OR might not be able to bring the spa to you, but we can help boost your relaxation by crafting a tile bathroom that turns your en suite into…

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…

History of Tile Flooring

Tile flooring has been a popular choice for centuries, and is still a strong flooring option for homeowners. Tile has been used as a flooring material for thousands of years, though. At Floor Coverings International of Vancouver, WA and Portland, OR, we value the use of tile flooring, and want to give you a bit…

Blog – Travertine Tile Flooring vs. Porcelain Tile Flooring

So you’ve decided that you want to install tile flooring in your Vancouver, WA or Portland, OR home (and of course you’ve chosen to trust Floor Coverings International of Vancouver for the job), but what sort of tile do you want? You could stick with something traditional like plain ceramic, but why not get adventurous?…