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!…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Which Flooring Is Right For Your Basement?

For many homeowners in the greater Apple Valley area, choosing the right flooring for a basement can seem like a daunting task. Not only can basements be dark, humid, and cold, they might not be a high priority in your home improvement budget. Luckily, if you’re finishing or renovating your basement, or simply giving it…

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…

Infographic: Time to Go Green!

Are you looking for a way to make an impact with your latest project? Consider eco-friendly flooring! Our sustainable flooring materials can decrease your carbon footprint and create a truly unique look for your home. Learn more from the experts here at Floor Coverings International Dakota County in our most recent infographic. Photo Credit: © J. Schelkle

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…

How to Clean Natural Stone Tile

If you are considering having natural stone tile installed in your Dakota County home, then it is time to learn how to properly care for your flooring. Follow along as Floor Coverings International Dakota County takes you through three keys to cleaning and maintaining your natural stone tile. Regularly Clean Your Tile Dry mop and use a soft bristle broom to…