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What to Consider When Planning a Future Flooring Project

While we are spending more time at home social distancing, our experts at Floor Coverings International Bloomington want to give you a few tips for planning a future flooring project. Whether you’re ready to start one while quarantined, or want to plan for later, we are here to help! We want you to be prepared for when the…
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Protecting Your Tile Flooring During Winter

Winter weather can be a harsh time of year for all of us. Snow, mud, and salt track into your home and can be especially harsh on flooring. Tile flooring is very durable, but it’s still important to take proper care to ensure your tile lasts for years to come. At Floor Coverings International Bloomington our flooring experts…
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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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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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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
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5 Creative Uses For Ceramic Tile

For those of us who know what winter is like here in Minnesota, installing cold ceramic tile flooring in your Bloomington home might seem like a crazy idea. Luckily for us there are ways to incorporate tile into our home décor without sacrificing the comfort of our feet. Why Ceramic? Ceramic is the most popular…

Tips and Tricks for Cleaning Your Hardwood Floors

To keep the timeless, classic look of hardwood flooring, homeowners must abide by certain cleaning tips: sweep, mop, use mats or area rugs, etc. On top of those however, there are a few cleaning tips and tricks you may not know about. At Floor Coverings International of Bloomington, we want to help you keep your…