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Top 4 Hardwood Flooring Alternatives in Burnsville

Here at Floor Coverings International Dakota County, we understand how important it is for local Burnsville homeowners to have a floor that is aesthetically pleasing, easily maintained, and affordable. However, it can be difficult to find a product that is all three of these things. Fortunately, we have a versatile selection of wood-look flooring alternatives that local homeowners love.…

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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Choosing Hardwoods for Your Kitchen

Hardwoods are known for their traditional style that brings warmth and comfort to a home. Considering kitchens are often dubbed “the heart of the home,” it comes as no surprise that many people opt for hardwood floors in this room. However, hardwoods are known for being susceptible to scratches, dents, and moisture damage – things…
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6 Hardwood Flooring Trends of 2017

For a time, many Apple Valley homeowners opted for wood laminates and composites over traditional hardwoods. However, wood flooring trends have started cycling back to real and true hardwood. The look and classic appeal of a genuine wood floor never really went out of style, but now it’s experiencing an exciting revival. At Floor Coverings International Dakota County, we…
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Reasons to Install Hardwood Floors in Your Bedroom

It’s true some flooring materials are better suited for certain areas of your home than they are for others. It’s also true sometimes certain styles are underestimated for certain rooms when in fact they can work quite well. In this case, we’re going to look at one style that some homeowners in the Burnsville, Apple Valley, Eagan, & St. Paul area…
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Top Kitchen Flooring Trends to Watch for 2017

Many Apple Valley families see their kitchen as the heart and soul of the home. It’s the place where we break bread, talk about our day, and invite guests. The kitchen should be warm and inviting to all, but it should also reflect the taste and style of the homeowner. From various kinds of tile…
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3 Popular Hardwoods

After considering the many flooring options available at Floor Coverings International Dakota County, many Apple Valley homeowners choose hardwood. This is a great choice; hardwood flooring adds style, class, and value to your home. However, choosing “hardwood” is not the last decision you must make. There are many hardwoods available, from distressed oak to glossy mahogany. Here is a…
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Light and Dark Kitchens

Often times when designing a kitchen we assume we’ll have to choose between a dark and light color scheme. All white kitchens frequently feature a white subway backsplash, white cabinets, white countertops, and light hardwood floors, all of which create a blank canvas, which showcases the food in a kitchen. Equally so, kitchens that feature…
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Why Your Room Needs an Area Rug

  Hardwood flooring is becoming more and more popular in the Burnsville area. Hardwood flooring offers homeowners gorgeous expanses of craftsmanship and tradition in their homes, but as hardwood flooring becomes more ubiquitous, homeowners are also turning more often to area rugs to get the most of both the hard surface flooring and carpeted worlds.…
Solid vs. Engineered Hardwood Flooring

Solid vs. Engineered Hardwood Flooring

  Are you thinking about installing hardwood flooring in your home in Burnsville? You may not know it yet, but you have an important first decision to make between solid and engineered hardwood. While both are great options, they are not the same, and it is important that you select the right one for your…