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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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Infographic: Getting Your Home Ready for Resale

The experts at Floor Coverings International Vancouver/Portland understand what it takes to make a home look inviting, updated, and durable. Before you put your home on the market, let's take a look at a few of the renovation projects you can start to increase the value of your home and help it sell faster.     Photo Credits:…
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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…
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Wood Flooring – Infographic

At Floor Coverings International Vancouver/Portland we LOVE wood flooring, and we think it's super interesting too! It's unlikely that most people are as interested in wood flooring as we are, but that might just be because they don't know enough about it. We're going to try to change that. Here is a quick and fun infographic that will teach you a…

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…

The Best Flooring Options for Basements

Basements tend to be some of the most underutilized rooms in many houses. This is because for so many people, going to the trouble of finishing a basement is just too much hassle and headache. But by taking the time and making the investment in finishing your basement, you’ll gain more room and more space…

Blog – The Hardest Wood Species for Hardwood Floors

One of the key factors by which the quality of hardwood is measured is, predictably, hardness. The ‘hardness’ of a species of wood refers to how well it resists dents and scratches upon impact, the harder a hardwood floor, the less likely it is to get damaged. Extremely hard hardwoods are commonly used for things…

Blog – All About Ash (Hardwood Flooring That Is)

Adding hardwood floors to your home will instantly increase its retail value. This classic floor covering is one of the most versatile and attractive flooring options. Hardwood flooring will match nearly any style of décor or interior design aesthetic, from pale bamboo for modern homes, to cozy red oak for a more traditional look. When…

Top Home Decorating Colors

Year in and year out, there are some tried and true colors that appear often in certain rooms of the home. Interior decorating is always changing and looking for new trends, but it can’t be denied that certain colors pop up again and again being used in the same way. Here is a guide to…

Top Green Flooring Options

 So you want a new floor but want something eco-friendly and sustainable. There are plenty of worthwhile, cost-effective options out there, so you won't need to sacrifice quality to go green and be earth-friendly with your floors. As an added bonus, green flooring is generally a healthier option for your family as well! Here are…