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Hardwood Floors in Bloomington

Hardwood floors have been around for a long time, but they never go out of style. Here at Floor Coverings International Bloomington we offer a wide selection of beautiful hardwood flooring options for your home. Visit our online product gallery for some inspiration! Our professionals can help your design ideas come to life. The Origins of Hardwood Flooring Hardwood…
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The Best Flooring For A Master Suite

The type of flooring you select to complete your master suite will set the mood and ambiance for years to come. Whether you enjoy relaxing in the evening while reading a book or doing yoga and meditation, flooring makes a world of difference to the quality of your living space. Making an informed decision between…
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Our Favorite Hardwood Flooring Alternatives

The classic look of hardwood flooring has made it a flooring staple across Minneapolis. At Floor Coverings International Bloomington we know many people struggle to determine if hardwood floors are worth the investment. While we love hardwood flooring, we know that it is not for everyone. Keep on reading to learn more about our favorite wood-look flooring styles.…
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Prepare Your Minneapolis Home For The Colder Months

As the days begin to get colder, it slowly but surely becomes difficult to keep your Minneapolis home warm. Even with the heater turned on and the fireplace crackling, the chill can sink in. At Floor Coverings International Bloomington we know that you can lose a lot of heat through your floors. Updating your old flooring is a…

Hardwood or Laminate: Which Is Better For You?

With so many factors to consider, picking out the perfect flooring for your home can be a difficult choice. We know Minneapolis homeowners love hardwood, but oftentimes struggle to determine if the price is worth it. Why install hardwood when laminate is a beautiful and affordable alternative? At Floor Coverings International Bloomington we know both flooring types can…

Home Design Tips for Aging Successfully

Aging is a fact of life, but saying goodbye to your youth doesn’t have to mean saying goodbye to your home. In fact, seniors who remain in their homes often have better health outcomes, and are happier, than those who transition to a nursing home or other assisted living arrangement. Since falling can seriously impair…
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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!…
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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…
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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,…
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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…