3 Reasons To Add Slate Tile To Your Home

Slate tile has become an incredibly popular flooring decision in St. Paul, and it’s not hard to figure out why. Here are 3 reasons why we here at Floor Coverings International Dakota County think slate could be the perfect choice for your next project. Appearance Perhaps the first question to ask yourself before any flooring decision is about appearance.…

Pick the Perfect Carpet for Your Home

Between warmth and comfort, carpet has become the ultimate flooring choice for Minnesota homeowners. Even in the dead of a St. Paul winter, carpet makes your home feel cozy. At Floor Coverings International Dakota County we don’t want you to just pick flooring because we say it’s good. We want you to make an informed decision, so you can…

4 Reasons to Install Cork Flooring in Your Rosemount Home

Cork flooring has been making a huge resurgence in Rosemount homes lately as a trendy and eco-friendly alternative to hardwood floors. Cork has been used as flooring for decades, but for many years it came with the reputation of being “low-budget” rather than trendy. Innovations in technology have improved the appearance, texture, and durability of…

Best Pet-Friendly Flooring

Lakeville homeowners with pets understand that although their pet is part of the family, pets can often inflict more damage on a floor than the average family member. At Floor Coverings International Dakota County, we see a lot of customers who complain that their dog or cat has completely ruined their floor, and they don’t know what to do.…

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…