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Hardwood Floors: How Long Do They Last?

How long your hardwood floors will last is a tricky question, because the answer depends on several factors. Primarily, it’s all about how you care for your hardwood floors that determines the longevity. These are some things to consider when determining how to maximize the lifetime of your hardwood floors. Subfloor Think of the subfloor…
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Keep Your Tile Floors Fresh with These Grout-Cleaning Tips

With a tile floor, the tiles themselves are always the main event. Many people may not even know what to call the substance between tiles. (Hint: it's called grout!) That being said, Floor Coverings International Bloomington has a handy little secret -- keeping your tile floors sparkling means taking good care of the grout too. Grout is essentially…
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Options for Beauty and Safety Around Your Fireplace

The fireplace is an age-old hub of comfort and human connection. In the winter season, Minneapolis homeowners ought to seek the full fireside experience, which means a safe, clean hearth and wall tiles that make your little fireside center pop. The professionals at Floor Coverings International Bloomington want sanitary, beautiful fireplaces to preserve their homeowners through those chilly…
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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…

Protecting Your Hardwood Flooring

Hardwood flooring is beautiful and you want to keep it that way. Protecting your hardwood flooring is something that is often overlooked, however. To be able to keep hardwood flooring in pristine condition, there are a few things you can do. Rather than having to take the rather drastic measure of refinishing, instead simply use…