Pet Friendly Flooring Choices for Minneapolis Homeowners

From small cats to the biggest dogs, we love pets of all shapes and sizes. However, we all know that pets can do quite a bit of damage to our floors, no matter how much they may love us and we may watch over them. There are options for homeowners in Minneapolis who want nice…

The Hardest Hardwoods in the World

At Floor Coverings International Bloomington, we frequently bring up something called the Janka Hardness Scale. Sound familiar? This funny sounding test is how we measure and compare the density of different woods so that we know which ones are best for Minneapolis homes – and today, we’re doing a deep dive into three woods that completely ace the…

Infographic: All-Natural Cleaning Solutions

Are you looking for more natural ways to clean your home? Here are some of the best solutions for the most popular flooring styles. Natural cleansers will preserve the quality of your floors as well as keep the members of your household healthy.   Photo Credits: © Andrey Popov, © Jenn Huls, © Studio KIWI

Laminate Flooring Facts Homeowners Should Know

Laminate is a go-to flooring choice for many Bloomington homeowners. This wood look-alike is commonly used in home renovations and is known for its affordable price. However, at Floor Coverings International Bloomington, our laminate flooring experts know that there’s more to this flooring than these basic qualities. Read below to learn the surprising facts about laminate that might…

3 Reasons to Love Travertine Tile

Homeowners in Bloomington who are interested in installing stone tile in their home should consider Travertine. Travertine is an increasingly popular stone tile flooring choice that is both luxurious and durable. A gorgeous natural limestone, travertine will add a lavish touch to any home. It has been used as a popular building material for many…

Infographic: Hypoallergenic Floors in Bloomington

Choose your new flooring based on more than just style. With one of these four hypoallergenic flooring materials, your home will stay allergy free all year long! To learn more, call Floor Coverings International Bloomington for a free in-home consultation. © Kunal Mehta, © Vladislav Lyutov, © Olga Popova, © Lord Photon

Best Types of Flooring for Basements

If you are considering finishing your basement in Bloomington, you may be trying to figure out what the best flooring option is for the space. Popular flooring choices such as carpet and hardwood are not ideal for spaces where water and moisture may be present. Instead, you need a flooring type that can withstand moisture…

3 Carpet Trends to Try

The carpet you select for your Bloomington home can have a direct impact on the look and feel of your space. If you select an outdated carpet color or style, your entire space can feel outdated. Likewise, a drab or dark color can make an already dark space feel darker, whereas a lighter color can…

Explore Exotic Hardwood For Your Bloomington Home

At Floor Coverings International Bloomington we offer a variety of beautiful and functional hardwood flooring choices, including a special array of exotic hardwood options. Read on to learn about this hardwood classification, and to explore two beautiful ways to bring exotic hardwood into your Bloomington home. Defining “Exotic” Hardwood The phrase exotic hardwood can be hard to pin…

Our Top 4 Kid-Friendly Flooring Ideas

There are a lot of factors to consider when choosing kid-friendly floors. The health and safety of your family is a top concern, of course. But durability and easy maintenance are also important if you want your floors to survive many years of wear and tear. Is it time to replace the floors in your…