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…
Green Subway Tile in Vancouver bathrooms

Getting Creative with Subway Tile

Subway tile has been a popular design option in Vancouver homes for many years, but has recently become a trendy and even more popular tile option in home design within the last few years. Hailing from the tunnels of New York City, subway tiles are uniquely rectangular and perfect for homeowners looking to add some…
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Infographic: 3 Beautiful Ways to Use Glass Tile

Everyone loves glass tile! It's fun, elegant, and a great way to add personality to a room. In this infographic, the design team at Floor Coverings International Vancouver/Portland recommends three of the most beautiful places for glass tile in your home. Photo © abu2 © Songchai W © Jringjai_34 © David Papazian
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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…
Bamboo Floors Vancouver

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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6 Trending Tile Looks & Styles of 2017

Why stay in the past when the future looks so bright? If you’re ready to re-tile your bathroom, kitchen, or any other room in your home, Floor Coverings International Vancouver/Portland can help! These tile looks can take your home’s décor to new levels. Check out these six tile styles and ideas trending in 2017. 1. Wood-Look Tiles Tiles…

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…

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…

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…