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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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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 Vancouver/Portland, we understand the ins and outs of flooring projects and can help guide you to pick the perfect style for…
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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 Vancouver home, but are worried about how it will stand up against pet hair, stains and odor, then check out these tricks from…
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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…

Interview with Kelley of The Polished Pebble

Here at Floor Coverings International Vancouver/Portland, we are privileged to interview some of America’s leading designers and bloggers as part of our Designer Influencer Interview Series. Our goal is to give our readers valuable advice they can apply to their own lives and homes. In our latest interview, we are pleased to introduce Kelley of Kelley & Company…
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Flooring Glossary: A Beginner’s Guide

If you’ve started your search for new floors for your Vancouver or Portland home, you’ve probably heard some different terms used in various articles or by flooring experts. Understanding what these terms mean is key to making an informed decision about which floors you should invest in for your home. That’s why the experts at…
Wood Flooring Energy Efficiency Vancouver and Portland

Wood Floors and Energy Efficiency

Wood is a naturally energy efficient product, which makes wood floors a great choice for Vancouver, Washington and Portland, Oregon homes where we see our fair share of weather. Wood flooring’s energy efficiency means the floors help keep buildings warmer in winter and cooler during the hotter months of the year. However, the energy efficiency…

3 Secrets to Sparkling Clean Tile Flooring

Tile floors are a gorgeous addition to any kitchen or bathroom, but keeping them sparkling clean can be a challenge. The local flooring experts here at Floor Coverings International of Vancouver, WA & Portland, OR, though, are here to help! In our decades of experience with flooring, we’ve learned more than a few tricks to…

Tile Ideas for En Suites that Wow

Who doesn’t dream of having an en suite that’s more like an in-home oasis? The team here at Floor Coverings International of Vancouver, WA and Portland, OR might not be able to bring the spa to you, but we can help boost your relaxation by crafting a tile bathroom that turns your en suite into…