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…

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…

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…

How To Keep Your Floors Damage-Free

Each flooring style you might consider for your home will be distinct in its own way and have a unique set of pros and cons. As we know, some flooring materials are simply less durable than others, such as carpet, wood, or cork. However, that’s no reason to avoid them completely! With a few simple…

4 Ways To Make Your Home Cozier

Homeowners in the greater Vancouver and Portland areas are quite diverse in the way they design their living spaces. While some prefer a more expansive, luxury modern home, others carefully curate the perfectly cozy space. Here at franchise_location_name], we think both ends of the spectrum are great. However today we are focusing on those tight,…

Infographic: 3 Steps to Clean Vinyl

While vinyl is an extremely resilient material that doesn’t require a great deal of upkeep, it is still helpful to know how to properly clean your flooring. Through regular maintenance, your vinyl floors will last for years to come. Follow along with this infographic, and then give Floor Coverings International Vancouver/Portland a call. We are proud to provide…

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…

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

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…

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…