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:…

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…

Kid (and Parent) Friendly Carpet Tips

“Can I have a third serving of dessert?” “Is it okay to use the couch cushions to build a fortress in the middle of the street?” Every day, parents in the Vancouver WA, Portland OR area have to say “No” to all sorts of requests from their kids. And while “No” may be a necessary part of parenting,…

Interview with Vancouver Realtor John Rose

Floor Coverings International Vancouver/Portland is delighted to unveil the latest installment of our Influencer Interview Series. We had the chance to talk to local real estate agent John Rose all about the current market and considerations to make when buying or selling a home. You can follow John and Rose Real Estate on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.   Tell us…

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…

5 Specialty Hardwood Flooring Styles

While many Vancouver homeowners may immediately think of oak, maple, cherry, or mahogany when picturing hardwood floors, there are many other varieties that aren’t as well known. This is mainly because the trees are more rare and only grow in remote areas outside the U.S. However, these styles offer a compelling, exotic alternative to the…

Interview with WA-based Design Blogger Tyler Goodro

Floor Coverings International Vancouver/Portland is delighted to unveil the latest installment in our Designer Influencer Interview Series. Tyler Goodro is the founder of mid century modern and contemporary design blog Plastolux. You can follow Tyler on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, and YouTube. Please tell us a little about yourself. I went to school for graphic design and have…

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…

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…