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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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Janka Hardness Scale: What You Need to Know

If you’re considering hardwood for your home, the Janka Hardness Scale could help you make the perfect decision. Understanding what different scores mean and what this scale measures will help you find the best hardwood for your Saint Paul home. Floor Coverings International Dakota County is happy to guide you through the Janka Hardness Scale! What is the Janka…
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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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3 Hardwood Flooring Patterns We Love

Here in the greater Burnsville, MN area, hardwood flooring is one of the most popular choices among homeowners. Not only is hardwood incredibly durable and long lasting, it gives you a choice between a variety of design options, including how the planks are laid. The pattern you choose can take even the simplest of designs…
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The Best Flooring for Your Living Room

Floor Coverings International Dakota County is dedicated to supplying Apple Valley homeowners the best flooring for their living rooms. As one of the most important rooms in the house, it’s necessary to find flooring that’s both visually appealing and durable. We’ve compiled a list of our favorite choices. Hardwood Flooring The living room is the perfect place to display…
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The Best Hardwood Flooring for Your Buck

You’re in love with hardwood, and at Floor Coverings International Dakota County, we are too! Because not all hardwood is created equal, we know that not every variety is suitable for every budget. So today, our flooring team is here to talk about affordability. We’ve scratched up a few simple groups outlining the standout qualities of hardwood floor types…
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Choosing Between Light and Dark Hardwood

Hardwood floors come in a wide variety of colors, styles, and finishes that can match any décor. Choosing between light and dark hardwood can be difficult, but choosing where to get it is not! Floor Coverings International Dakota County is here to provide Apple Valley with all your hardwood flooring needs. Take a look at the following considerations to…
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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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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…