Coir Flooring

Natural and renewable flooring options have become exceptionally popular in the past decade, with the growing emphasis on sustaining the environment. There are plenty of natural flooring materials available today, including bamboo and cork, which are some of the more well-known options. Natural fiber carpeting is growing in popularity though, with coir being a material... Read more »

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... Read more »

Marble Tile

Marble flooring is usually associated with ancient buildings or luxurious architecture, but did you know that marble flooring is completely within reach for your home? Marble is a naturally made stone that comes in a wide range of textures, colors, and designs, making it a highly sought after material. Marble can be placed in other... Read more »

The Pros and Cons of Granite Flooring

Natural stone flooring has long been considered a luxury material which has graced the halls and lobbies of buildings from mansions to fine hotels and sky scrapers, but just because options such as marble, limestone, or granite have illustrious uses, doesn’t mean that they can’t fit beautifully into your home as well! Here at Floor... Read more »

Why You Should Choose Cork in a Playroom or Child's Room

Children bring a lot of joy into the world, and making choices on furniture, flooring, and other decisions that bring them happiness is often a top priority for parents. If you have a little one and are starting to consider a remodel that will be more beneficial for you and your family, we’re here to... Read more »

The Top 4 Floor Coverings for Your Garage

You garage is one of the most useful parts of your house. It’s where the heavy duty business of everyday life is accomplished and serves as both storage area and workspace. Because of this you want to have the best and most durable flooring possible in your garage. With that in mind, here are some... Read more »

Jute vs. Seagrass Carpets & Rugs

Going green is the new trend with homebuilders and homebuyers these days. People here in Vancouver, WA and Portland, OR in particular are known for their commitment to the environment and living sustainably, just look at all our bikers! When it comes to eco-friendly flooring options, the two that immediately come to mind for most... Read more »

The Advantages of Jute Carpets & Rugs

Natural fiber carpeting is seeing a surge in popularity recently, due both to its attractive neutral weave as well as its sustainable nature. Rather than synthetic carpeting that requires petroleum and fossil fuels to make, and which ends up in a landfill, natural fiber rugs are renewable and biodegradable. One of the most inexpensive and... Read more »

The Importance of Carpet Padding

Carpet padding is an essential aspect of your wall-to-wall carpeting. Many people overlook this vital part of a flooring remodel, but carpet padding can drastically extend the lifespans of your carpet floors. In fact, here at Floor Coverings International of Vancouver, WA and Portland, OR, we believe that your carpet padding choice is just as... Read more »

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