The Top 5 Rooms for Rubber Flooring

Most of us don’t naturally think of rubber flooring as an option for domestic use, but this versatile, durable, and dare we say, stylish flooring type is having a renaissance across the United States and Canada. The local experts at Floor Coverings International of Vancouver, WA and Portland, OR want to make sure you’re in... Read more »

Protecting Your Floors in Rainy Weather

“April Showers bring May Flowers”, as the saying goes, and indeed we are leaving the cold days of winter behind as spring has sprung in full force. But as the rain falls you’ll want to take steps to protect your floors from the wet weather. Here are some tips from Floor Coverings International of Vancouver,... Read more »

Why Cork Flooring is Perfect for Your Family Room

Cork flooring was a popular choice for playrooms and children’s bedrooms in 2015, but here at Floor Coverings International of Vancouver and Portland, we don’t think its benefits should stop there. This month, we’re shining a spotlight on the reasons why cork is a perfect fit for family rooms. Read on to learn more about... Read more »

How To: Choose the Stair Runner for You

  Adding a stair runner, or carpet runner, as they’re also known, to your home is a small renovation project that packs a big punch. A good stair runner will absorb sound, keep your little ones safer, and add a decorative touch to your home that brings out the best in the space. How can... Read more »

The 5 Kitchen Floors that Make Cleaning a Breeze

  The kitchen is the hub of the home, but in the fall months, it can be a hub for dirt and debris, too. With autumn, and the Washington state rain that comes with it, around the corner, your Floor Coverings International Vancouver team is highlighting the five kitchen flooring types that make cleaning a... Read more »

Tips For Cleaning Cork Flooring

Here in Vancouver and Portland, and in the Pacific Northwest in general, going green, being eco-friendly, using natural resources, and living sustainable lifestyles are all high priorities for us. That’s why so many of our clients here at Floor Coverings International tend to choose green building materials, such as bamboo or cork flooring, or natural... Read more »

The Top 3 Risks When it Comes to Basement Flooring

  Renovating and finishing your basement is a great way to add value to and invest in your home. Whether you want to turn it into an extra bedroom, or take advantage of the lack of light to create your own home theater, or any of the other options you could choose, remodeling your basement... Read more »

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... Read more »

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... Read more »

Tips to Prevent Sun-Damaged Hardwood Floors

With summer in full swing, it can be easy to spend all of your free time outside and forget to take care of things in your home. All that sunshine is a wonderful thing for days at the pool, but for your hardwood floors, the UV and IR rays can be a bit dangerous. Over... Read more »

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