3 Great Places to Install Luxury Vinyl Tile

Luxury vinyl tile (LVT) is gaining popularity in Apple Valley thanks to its versatility and long lasting durability. LVT is constructed of several layers of high-density vinyl topped with a 3D printed layer that can mimic the look of materials such natural stone and ceramic. It is water resistant and withstands wear in high-traffic areas, and…

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

How to Achieve Sophistication with Tile Floors

Tile is one of the most practical and versatile flooring options, but if chosen poorly, it can make your kitchen or bathroom look hopelessly tacky. Conversely, the right tile choice can add a new level of distinction to any room in your Burnsville, Apple Valley, Eagan, & St. Paul area home. Keep the following tile tips from Floor Coverings International Dakota County in mind as…

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…

3 Intriguing Bathroom Tile Ideas

Tile is a popular flooring material for many homes in the Burnsville, Apple Valley, Eagan, & St. Paul area. However, homeowners especially love installing tile in their bathrooms. This is no surprise, as tile’s characteristics make it a good fit for these spaces. At Floor Coverings International Dakota County, we love the beauty and the versatility tile has to offer. Here we’ll look at three…

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…

Interview with WorldTowning

Floor Coverings International Dakota County is delighted to unveil the latest installment in our Blogger Influencer Interview Series. Jessica Sueiro is creator & author of popular blog WorldTowning, a lifestyle and travel blog specializing in long-term travel. You can follow Jessica on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube. Please tell us a little about yourself. Hello. My name is Jessica and…

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…

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…