What You Need To Know About Luxury Vinyl Flooring

Flooring trends come and go each year and it’s hard to choose the best one that will stand the test of time without breaking the bank. If your Apple Valley home is in need of some fresh flooring, look no further than Floor Coverings International Dakota County, your local Luxury Vinyl Flooring (LVF) supplier. This affordable product has been…

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…

Berber Carpet: A Top Choice for Good Reason

Apple Valley residents considering new carpeting should take a look at Berber carpet — a popular choice for homes and businesses alike. Continue reading to learn more about this versatile flooring option from the experts at Floor Coverings International Dakota County. What is Berber Carpet? There’s some confusion about the term “Berber carpet,” as it’s often used to describe…

3 Popular Hardwoods

After considering the many flooring options available at Floor Coverings International Dakota County, many Apple Valley homeowners choose hardwood. This is a great choice; hardwood flooring adds style, class, and value to your home. However, choosing “hardwood” is not the last decision you must make. There are many hardwoods available, from distressed oak to glossy mahogany. Here is a…

Interview with Central WI’s Inspirational Momma

At Floor Coverings International Dakota County, we love to bring you creative insight and perspectives from some of the Internet’s most influential bloggers. Our latest interview features DIY and parenting blogger Tanille Hartwig of Inspirational Momma. You can follow Tanille on Facebook, Instagram, Google+, Twitter, and Pinterest. Please tell us a little about yourself. I am Tanille Hartwig.  My…

Light and Dark Kitchens

Often times when designing a kitchen we assume we’ll have to choose between a dark and light color scheme. All white kitchens frequently feature a white subway backsplash, white cabinets, white countertops, and light hardwood floors, all of which create a blank canvas, which showcases the food in a kitchen. Equally so, kitchens that feature…

Midcentury Modern Design: Simple, Elegant, & Efficient

Simplicity, elegance, efficiency, and integration with nature are the building blocks of midcentury modern architecture. Led by a pioneering generation of architects that include Walter Gropius, Philip Johnson, Marcel Breuer, and Mies van der Rohe, midcentury modern homes were built from 1945 to 1975. Characterized by open design concepts, flat planes, changes in elevation, giant…

How to Incorporate Energy-Efficient Flooring in Your Home

Flooring not only adds beauty to your home, but it should also serve a function. One such function offered by some types of flooring is helping keep you cooler in the summer and warmer in winter. Having energy-efficient floors can save on energy bills and help maintain a comfortable temperature in your Burnsville, Minnesota, home…

Interview with Dorset Custom Furniture

Here at Floor Coverings International Dakota County, we are privileged to interview some of America’s leading designers and bloggers as part of our Designer Influencer Interview Series. Our goal is to give our readers valuable advice they can apply to their own lives and homes. In our latest interview, we are pleased to introduce Dan Mosheim of Dorset Custom…