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Light vs. Dark: The Carpet Conundrum

Floors don’t come any softer than carpet, and the pleasure of familiar fiber underfoot is a crucial element in homes throughout St. Paul. But if you’re looking to have carpet installed, you need the right look and feel to get your decor just right. One variable to consider is light vs. dark carpet -- which…
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Best Flooring for Bedrooms: 3 Great Options

Arguably, bedrooms are the most intimate areas of any home. Your bedroom is at the core of your living space, so it’s essential that the design reflects your identity. Dining rooms, living rooms, and other spaces should take guest and housemate accommodation into account. However, your bedroom is truly your own, and floors are a…
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Misconceptions About Synthetic Carpeting

Many people are under the impression that natural is simply better. Better quality, better for your health, better for your home, and better for the environment. With that mindset, it makes sense that there are a lot of misconceptions about carpeting made from synthetic fiber such as nylon, polyester, and olefin. Floor Coverings International Dakota County supplies both natural…
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Infographic: Natural vs. Synthetic Carpet

Not sure whether natural or synthetic carpet will work best for your family's lifestyle? Check out this infographic from the local experts at Floor Coverings International Dakota County. Our design team is dedicated to helping you find your perfect carpet so give us a call today!
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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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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,…
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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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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…
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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…
carpet trends of 2016 in Burnsville, MN

Carpet Trends of 2016

Carpet has been around for decades as a favorite flooring material, but like with anything, carpet trends come and go. Here we’ll take a look at today’s carpet trends so you can stay up to date on carpet flooring fashion. Carpet As a Focal Point Years ago, carpets were limited to basic colors like beige.…