Natural Stone Tiles 101

Few things make a room feel more luxurious and elegant than natural stone tile flooring. There is just something about the rich, natural colors, the texture, and unique look that gives a room that air of sophistication. There are a wide range of styles, colors, and styles available to fit all tastes and décor, but…
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Add Color to Your Home With These Flooring Ideas

Many homeowners shy away from colorful flooring, choosing to stick with neutral options. Neutral is a safe choice, and there are a lot of design mistakes to be made when daring to go colorful. That’s no reason to avoid it completely, however! Floor Coverings International Vancouver/Portland has listed a few of our favorite stylish ways to add color…
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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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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…

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…

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…

Flooring Trends for 2015

The New Year is always full or resolutions and renewal, and while many people might be turning to their weight, angling for a promotion, or simply trying to spend more time with their family, having a resolution is a great way to kick off 2015. But here at Floor Coverings International of Vancouver, WA and…

Blog – The 5 Most Unique Flooring Options

We know that there are plenty of free spirited and creative types of people who inhabit Portland, OR. The slogan is Keep Portland Weird, after all! But have you thought about how to apply that unique outlook on life to your floors? Here at Floor Coverings International of Vancouver and Portland, we think that it…