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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…
Mid-Century Modern Flooring Bloomington, MN

Classic Flooring for Mid-Century Modern Homes

Mid-century modern has been surging in popularity in recent years. While this may be a trendy design, mid-mod homeowners often face dated and worn finishes that require a contemporary facelift. When done right, a mid-century modern home can be updated for today's lifestyle. Following is our best advice when selecting a new floor covering for…
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Flooring For the Perfect Patio

Summer is the time for outdoor barbecues and movie nights here in Bloomington. It’s important to have the right outdoor patio for all of your fun warm-weather events. One key element in creating a unique outdoor space is the floor you choose for your patio. Lucky for you, Floor Coverings International has a few ideas.…
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50 Years of Flooring

We all become nostalgic from time to time, and wonder if the past would have provided us a different life. This feeling applies to many things, from clothing to activities, appliances, and even the homes we would live in. Floors serve us daily, and have ranged in material from dirt flooring, to marble, to today’s…
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A Guide to Natural Stone Flooring

While flooring options such as hardwood and wall-to-wall carpeting remain the perennial flooring favorites for many homes and households, there are a number of other flooring options that are growing in popularity and recognition. One of the trends we’re appreciating recently here at Floor Coverings International of Bloomington and Minneapolis, MN, is the rise of…
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The Best Flooring Options for High Traffic Areas

Some parts of your home will inevitably receive more wear and tear than others; it’s just the nature of the room. Places like the bedroom, which is primarily used for sleeping, are unlikely to face too much damage or traffic, which is why soft, plush carpets are so often found in them. While these carpets…
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The Best Bathroom Flooring Options

When you’re thinking of updating your home, one of the best places to start is with your bathroom. This small room is essential to the smooth functioning of any home, but is often overlooked when it comes time for renovations in favor of rooms that function more as showcases, like living rooms and dining rooms.…
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The Pros and Cons of Slate Tile Flooring

As the most affordable natural stone flooring option, slate tile flooring is one of the ideal choices for your Bloomington or Minneapolis home if you’re seeking a Floor Covering that is durable, beautiful, and unique. Slate tile flooring is something that we’ve seen a growing interest in here at Floor Coverings International of Bloomington and…