How To Pick The Perfect Carpet For Your Home

Providing warmth and comfort, carpet is the perfect flooring option for Minneapolis homeowners. At Floor Coverings International Bloomington we know that picking the perfect carpet for your home is important. From pile style to fiber type, there are so many carpet options. We want you to have the perfect flooring for your Minneapolis home, so we’ve broken down…

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…

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…

Floor Care 101

Keep your floors looking brand new with the right maintenance routine! What works for one flooring might damage another. Floor Coverings International Bloomington is happy to guide you through the best practices to follow for various flooring types.  Hardwood Flooring Hardwood is a durable flooring option with water as its main weakness. To avoid water damage, clean up spills…

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…

Benefits of Homegrown Hardwood

Many homeowners are drawn to the unique appearance and personality of exotic hardwood species. Unfortunately, exotic hardwood has some downsides - it can be expensive, difficult to install, and non-sustainable. Why not choose a hardwood species that’s a little closer to home? Floor Coverings International Bloomington brings a variety of American hardwood species straight to Minneapolis homeowners. Oak…

Trendy Hardwood Designs For Bloomington Homes

There are a wide variety of design styles that homeowners are incorporating into their homes, but the most trendy one right now is a more minimalist look. Clean floors, neutral colors, and simple furniture can make your home look modern, elegant, and mature. However, we understand the desire to kick up the flair and add…

Your Guide to All-White Flooring

White flooring can create a bright, clean look for your Minneapolis home - but naturally, many homeowners shy away from such a stark shade. Maybe you’re afraid of stains and discoloration, or worried that white flooring is too harsh. Maybe you’d prefer a more interesting color. Below, Floor Coverings International Bloomington has addressed some common concerns with white…

Distressed Hardwood in Minneapolis

Distressing your hardwood floor involves a careful process of imitation. It is used to recreate the appearance of heavily used flooring, or hardwood that was processed before the advent of modern carpentry. Distressing is accomplished with a set of varied techniques for different subtle impacts on the hardwood. Why would you want professionals to mark…

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…