Which Flooring Is Right For Your Basement?

For many homeowners in the greater Apple Valley area, choosing the right flooring for a basement can seem like a daunting task. Not only can basements be dark, humid, and cold, they might not be a high priority in your home improvement budget. Luckily, if you’re finishing or renovating your basement, or simply giving it…

Misconceptions About Synthetic Carpeting

Many people are under the impression that natural is simply better. Better quality, better for your health, better for your home, and better for the environment. With that mindset, it makes sense that there are a lot of misconceptions about carpeting made from synthetic fiber such as nylon, polyester, and olefin. Floor Coverings International Dakota County supplies both natural…

Infographic: Time to Go Green!

Are you looking for a way to make an impact with your latest project? Consider eco-friendly flooring! Our sustainable flooring materials can decrease your carbon footprint and create a truly unique look for your home. Learn more from the experts here at Floor Coverings International Dakota County in our most recent infographic. Photo Credit: © J. Schelkle

The Best Flooring for Your Living Room

Floor Coverings International Dakota County is dedicated to supplying Apple Valley homeowners the best flooring for their living rooms. As one of the most important rooms in the house, it’s necessary to find flooring that’s both visually appealing and durable. We’ve compiled a list of our favorite choices. Hardwood Flooring The living room is the perfect place to display…

How to Clean Natural Stone Tile

If you are considering having natural stone tile installed in your Dakota County home, then it is time to learn how to properly care for your flooring. Follow along as Floor Coverings International Dakota County takes you through three keys to cleaning and maintaining your natural stone tile. Regularly Clean Your Tile Dry mop and use a soft bristle broom to…

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…

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…

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…

Infographic: Natural vs. Synthetic Carpet

Not sure whether natural or synthetic carpet will work best for your family's lifestyle? Check out this infographic from the local experts at Floor Coverings International Dakota County. Our design team is dedicated to helping you find your perfect carpet so give us a call today!

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…