How to Clean Those Laminate Floors

Cleaning laminate floors is a breeze with the right mop. This handy guide will teach you how to clean laminate floors effortlessly so you have more time to put your feet up! To get started you will need 2 things: #1 Microfiber Mop First make sure you have the right mop for the job. The…

Removing Odors From Your Rug

Many a proud new rug owner has spent time researching, scouted dealers all over town, and finally discovered that truly ideal area rug... but once all is said and done, the rug unrolled and in place, a strange smell slowly begins spreading throughout the house. Panic may set in at this moment, or perhaps a…

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,…

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…