Frieze area rug in Eagan home

3 Best Places for Frieze Carpets

Frieze, also known as a modern version of shag, is a far cry from the long, tangly carpet that covered floors in the 60s and 70s. Homeowners in the greater Eagan area love frieze for its contemporary design, playful texture, and the fact that it doesn’t require a rake for cleaning! This much-evolved carpet is…
Carpet cleaning in Burnsville

How to Prepare Your Carpet for Fall

Fall is around the corner and Burnsville area homeowners know what that means: school is starting, the weather will be changing, leaves will start falling… and your floors will take the brunt of it. If you have carpet flooring, you may be concerned about the additional wear and tear this seasonal change might bring. Luckily,…

Infographic: Best Flooring Styles for Every Room

With the endless supply of flooring styles Floor Coverings International Dakota County can provide for your home, it can be hard to choose which is best. Each room has different expectations and limitations, so let's take a look at how to break down your choices. Photo Credits: © The Pixman, © Mikhail Klyoshev, © Dan Thornberg
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The Best Carpet Type for Each Area of Your Home

With all the different types of flooring available to homeowners in the Burnsville, Apple Valley, Eagan, & St. Paul area, many feel the inviting quality and comfort of carpet is unmatched by any other flooring type. This is understandable, especially considering many of today’s carpet options combine style, comfort, and durability all in one. Not only does it offer a soft…
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Berber Carpet: A Top Choice for Good Reason

Apple Valley residents considering new carpeting should take a look at Berber carpet — a popular choice for homes and businesses alike. Continue reading to learn more about this versatile flooring option from the experts at Floor Coverings International Dakota County. What is Berber Carpet? There’s some confusion about the term “Berber carpet,” as it’s often used to describe…
carpet trends of 2016 in Burnsville, MN

Carpet Trends of 2016

Carpet has been around for decades as a favorite flooring material, but like with anything, carpet trends come and go. Here we’ll take a look at today’s carpet trends so you can stay up to date on carpet flooring fashion. Carpet As a Focal Point Years ago, carpets were limited to basic colors like beige.…
Carpet Fibers

Comparing Carpet Fibers – Infographic

Need some help sorting out the differences between all the various types of carpeting you have to choose from? Well, here's a quick reference guide to the most popular carpet fibers available at Floor Coverings International Dakota County. Photo Credit (featured image): Offscreen
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4 Reasons to Love Wall-to-Wall Carpeting

  At Floor Coverings International, we’re experts in all types of flooring, from hardwood to tile to carpeting. As we’ve kept up with the trends, though, we’ve noticed a move away from wall-to-wall carpeting and towards hard surface flooring. While both options have a host of benefits, we want to assure our Burnsville families that…
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Comparing Carpet Fibers: Nylon vs. Olefin

When most homeowners start their search for the perfect new carpet, they think about their color choices and about the pile type that might fit best in their space. There’s another big decision that comes into play when choosing the perfect carpet for you, though—your carpet’s fibers. Consumers have a number of choices on the…
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How To: Use Carpet as a Design Tool

At Floor Coverings International Dakota County, we love thinking about design and putting our skills to work to define and improve a space. Carpeting is an excellent tool for this purpose because it’s available in nearly every color possible, offers many pile depths, and comes in a variety of textures. Find out how we put…