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® of , we understand the ins and outs of flooring projects and can help guide you to pick… Read more »

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® of recommends three of the most beautiful places for glass tile in your home. Photo © abu2 © Songchai W © Jringjai_34 © David Papazian

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 home, but are worried about how it will stand up against pet hair, stains and odor, then check out these tricks from the… Read more »

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

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 area have to say “No” to all sorts of requests from their kids. And while “No” may be a necessary part of parenting, we… Read more »

Interview with Vancouver Realtor John Rose

Floor Coverings International® of  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… Read more »

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

Interview with WA-based Design Blogger Tyler Goodro

Floor Coverings International® of 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… Read more »

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