Best Ways to Obstruct and Remove Mold

Mold is one of the most unwelcome threats to a clean and healthy home. In the mildest cases, regularly inhaling mold can cause coughing and wheezing, eye and skin irritation, and nasal congestion. But worse than that, lung infection is possible with consistent mold exposure! At Floor Coverings International Bloomington we know what it takes to keep a…

The Best Type of Tile Flooring for Pet Owners

There are many materials available for tile flooring. If you are a Minneapolis homeowner with pets, choosing the right type of tile flooring can affect your sanity, your wallet, and your little buddy. Join Floor Coverings International Bloomington as we take you through the best type of tile flooring for you and your pet! Ceramic & Porcelain While…

Infographic: Luxury Vinyl Tile for Beginners

Still confusing luxury vinyl for traditional vinyl? The differences may surprise you! Check out our beginner's guide to learn more about why luxury vinyl floors are a great option for Bloomington, Minneapolis & Richfield area homes. At Floor Coverings International Bloomington, we are dedicated to finding the perfect flooring solution for your family's individual needs. Schedule a free, in-home consultation today!…

Designing a Nursery With Carpet Tile

If you’ve got a little one on the way and are working on designing a nursery in your Minneapolis home, then consider carpet tile for your newborn's flooring. Floor Coverings International Bloomington has compiled some of the best benefits of carpet tile to help you decide if this is the right flooring for you and your family. What…

Comparing Carpet Fibers: Nylon vs Polyester

Polyester and nylon are two common materials used to make synthetic carpet. These are both great options, but they perform differently, so it’s important to consider their pros and cons before making a selection. Read on to learn more from the team at Floor Coverings International Bloomington, and consider which option works best for your Minneapolis home. About…

Infographic: Designing the Perfect Living Room

Looking to redesign the living room in your home? The experts at Floor Coverings International Bloomington can help you! Call us today to get started with a free design consultation and estimate. But first, take a look at our latest infographic about how to break down the important factors of interior design. Photo Credits: © Breadmaker, © Artazum,…

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…