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The Best Hardwood Flooring for Your Buck

You’re in love with hardwood, and at Floor Coverings International Dakota County, we are too! Because not all hardwood is created equal, we know that not every variety is suitable for every budget. So today, our flooring team is here to talk about affordability. We’ve scratched up a few simple groups outlining the standout qualities of hardwood floor types…
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Choosing Between Light and Dark Hardwood

Hardwood floors come in a wide variety of colors, styles, and finishes that can match any décor. Choosing between light and dark hardwood can be difficult, but choosing where to get it is not! Floor Coverings International Dakota County is here to provide Apple Valley with all your hardwood flooring needs. Take a look at the following considerations to…
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5 Tips to Prevent Scratches in Hardwood Floors

Hardwood floors are one of the most popular flooring choices in the greater Dakota County, MN area thanks to the numerous benefits they offer homeowners, including durability, versatile design options, and classic looks. If you have hardwoods or are considering getting them installed, you’re probably aware that they are susceptible to scratches and dents, and…
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Where Should Engineered Hardwood Be Installed?

There are many great benefits to hardwood flooring, including strength, durability, and highly appealing design. This also applies to engineered hardwood flooring, which comes in just as many wood species, colors, shapes and sizes as its solid plank counterpart. What’s more, engineered hardwood offers extra stability and resilience in areas with a higher exposure to…
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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.…
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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…