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Prepping Your St. Paul Home for the Winter

With temperatures regularly sinking below freezing, it can be difficult to stay warm in the middle of a Minnesota winter. At Floor Coverings International Dakota County we know that the wrong flooring can make your home feel frigid. We want to make prepping for the winter easy. Here are the top flooring styles to keep your St. Paul home…
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The Best Flooring For Dining Rooms

Whether you use your dining room everyday or just on formal occasions, your dining room is an important part of your home. Your local experts at Floor Coverings International Dakota County know this and that’s why we’re focused on getting you the right dining room floor for your St. Paul home. Read more about three of our favorites below!…
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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…
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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…
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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
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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…
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Why Your Room Needs an Area Rug

  Hardwood flooring is becoming more and more popular in the Burnsville area. Hardwood flooring offers homeowners gorgeous expanses of craftsmanship and tradition in their homes, but as hardwood flooring becomes more ubiquitous, homeowners are also turning more often to area rugs to get the most of both the hard surface flooring and carpeted worlds.…