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,…

Pet Damage to Your Carpet?

Have you had a puppy in training? Do you have an occasional pet that acts out? When pets cause damage to the carpet in your house, Floor Covering International of Raleigh can help. We repair the carpet that has been clawed near doorways, carpet that has had puppy accidents, chewed carpet on the corner of…

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…

How to Select Tile for Your Kitchen

The kitchen is one room which can have several usages of tiles in it. In this modern era, there are many tile options, colors, designs available, so people often become confused while selecting the type of tiles for their home.  Another thing is kitchen tile flooring is a long-term investment, so it should be decided wisely by keeping in…

Tips for Choosing Your Next Tile Floor

When choosing floor tiles for your home, there are a number of factors you should consider. Here are some tips and advice to ensure you choose the right floor tile for your home. Color You should aim to coordinate your floor tile color with the entire room, not just the wall tiles. Think about equipment…

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…

Choosing The Perfect Carpet Color

Carpeting can be one of the most difficult components of decorating because there are so many decisions to make: style of carpet, fiber type, pattern, quality, and finally, color. Color is often the hardest decision for customers. It can be tough to visualize the color in a large space, judging from a tiny swatch. A…

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…
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5 Carpet Cleaning Tips

Keeping your carpet clean will not only prolong the life of it, but will also save you money in the long run. Regular maintenance will prevent you from having to buy expensive cleaning products or materials. Prevention is the best cleaning method. As your local flooring experts, our team at Floor Coverings International of Raleigh has provided five easy…