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

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…