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…

3 Simple Yet Effective Tile Backsplash Designs

Are you looking for a home project this holiday season that won’t put your house out of commission? One great way to spruce up the design of your kitchen or bathroom is by adding a beautiful tile backsplash. While there is an overwhelming number of materials and designs to choose from, our team at Floor Coverings International Dakota County

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…

Is Bamboo Flooring Right For You?

In recent years, bamboo flooring has become increasingly popular among homeowners in the greater Dakota County, MN region. It offers many benefits that are important to consider when it comes to choosing the right flooring for your home, such as durability, sustainability, and design. Is bamboo right for your home? Our experts at Floor Coverings International Dakota County share…

5 Tile Patterns We Love

Homeowners in the greater Apple Valley area love the look and versatility of tile. Whether it’s installed as flooring, a backsplash, or shower wall, the pattern you choose will have a great impact on the overall design of your tile. To help give you some ideas, today our experts at Floor Coverings International Dakota County share some of our…

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.…

Top Flooring Solutions For Your Bathroom

Compared to other rooms in your home, bathrooms are a unique space that requires floors that are up to the challenge of high traffic and moisture. Not only do homeowners want the right material that will last, they also want stylish options that won’t break the bank. Luckily, Floor Coverings International Dakota County is here to help! Below are…

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