2017 Angie’s List Super Service Award Winner!

Floor Coverings International of Raleigh Earns Esteemed 2017 Angie’s List Super Service Award Award reflects company’s consistently high level of customer service February 1, 2018 Raleigh, NC – Floor Coverings International of Raleigh is proud to announce that it has earned the home service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award (SSA) for the second…

Luxury Vinyl Flooring

Luxury Vinyl is a kind of hard flooring, which has a wide variety of style options and it can imitate the look of wood planks, natural stone, and tiles. A Luxury Vinyl Tile is created from several layers of different materials, such as: A polyurethane coating A “wear layer”, which is a protective clear layer…

Advantages to Installing Laminate Flooring

These days, laminate flooring has become quite a popular choice when considering flooring options. Laminate Flooring brings quite an elegant and stylish touch to the interiors of your house. Below are the few advantages of installing laminate flooring, so you can consider it as an option next time you think about renovating your house. Cost…

High and Dry with Hardwood Floors?

Hardwood floors are prized in many homes for their beautiful looks and easy cleaning. Yet, just as with any flooring materials, hardwood brings with it unique challenges which any homeowner must address. In particular, dry climates and high altitudes expose hardwood to adverse conditions not found elsewhere. Even so, if you live in a desert…

Keep Those Floors Lasting a Lifetime

New flooring is a significant financial investment, so getting the greatest longevity from your existing floors is important, whether they’re new or have a few years of wear on them. The subject of this guide is how to make your floors last longer.   How To Get Maximum Wear from your Flooring Let’s look at…

Replace or Refinish Your Hardwood Floors?

Refinish, refinish, refinish. In almost every case it is preferable to refinish your floors rather than replace them. A quality hardwood floor can be sanded down and refinished at least 6 times before it needs to be replaced. The color can be changed. Warped, stained, or termite ingested planks can be closely matched and replaced,…

Hardwoods, Pets and Vacuuming: What to do?

The key to keeping hardwood beautiful, pets or no pets, is keeping it clean.  When dust is allowed to accumulate on your hardwood, it becomes like very fine sandpaper underfoot, slowly rubbing away the finish and causing your floor to appear dull and uneven.  One of the best ways to do that, especially when dogs…

Looking for an Eco-Friendly Flooring Alternative?

4 Eco-Friendly Flooring Options If you are thinking of ways to make your house a little greener, the answer might be right under your feet. Reclaimed Wood Antique or reclaimed wood flooring is simply wood that has been removed from old buildings and other structures. Typically, it's then inspected, kiln-dried and re-sawn. If needed, new…

2016 Angie’s List Super Service Award Winner

Floor Coverings International of Raleigh has earned the home service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award, reflecting an exemplary year of customer service to members of the local services marketplace and consumer review site in 2016. This achievement is particularly significant as Angie’s List experienced unprecedented member growth in 2016. More than 1.6 million…
hardwood flooring trends of 2016 in Raleigh, NC

Hardwood Flooring Trends of 2016

In the Wake County, Crabtree, Cameron Village, North Hills, Six Forks, Five Points, Boylan Heights area, hardwood is a favorite flooring among homeowners. There are nearly endless style options available, more so today than ever before. Among other reasons, it’s cherished for its beauty, durability, easy maintenance, warm feel, and longevity. Like anything does, hardwood flooring has trends that come and go. Here we’ll look at those…