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How to Clean Laminate Flooring

Because of its super strong “wear layer,” laminate flooring is famous for being the low maintenance, affordable alternative to hardwood for homeowners in the Columbia East area. But even though laminate is high-tech and nearly impervious to everyday scratches and scrapes, there are a few important things to keep in mind when you get around…
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Reasons Why Every Home Needs Tile Flooring

Tile flooring is everywhere. It’s in the bathrooms at work, the hallway of your local mall, and perhaps even in your own kitchen. Tile is a common commodity for a good reason. Here at Floor Coverings International Columbia East, we offer countless tile varieties and believe that any Columbia home can benefit from what tile has to offer. Next…
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The Best Hardwoods to Brighten Your Home

Homeowners in Columbia are increasingly opting for lighter shades of hardwood flooring for their homes. Overall, hardwood is more hypoallergenic than other flooring choices and is easy to maintain. Lighter hardwood shades add bright elegance to any home, especially in homes with darker walls or interiors. We love light hardwood here at Floor Coverings International Columbia East and want…
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Slate Tile: Three Surprising Spots For Interior Use

What Is Slate Tile? Slate tile from Floor Coverings International Columbia East is a striking and unique flooring choice for your home in Columbia, Cayce, Blythewood, or another local area. Slate tile is usually gray, but you will find that it comes in a variety of tones including blue and even red. Each slate tile is cut…
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How To Make Your Hardwood Last

You’ve made a big investment installing hardwood flooring in your Columbia home. Taking care of it is essential to make sure it lasts the lifetime of your home. From daily routines to less frequent treatments, here are a few great ways to make sure your hardwood keeps looking good as new. On A Daily Basis…

Overview of Luxury Vinyl Tile

The humid environment in Columbia can be tough on floors. Without regular maintenance, porous flooring materials like wood and natural stone can warp and swell. Columbia’s relatively warm temperatures also mean that mold and mildew are a concern. So what to do if you want the look of wood or stone flooring, but don’t have the time…
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3 Hardwood Alternatives that Look Like the Real Thing

Everyone loves the look of hardwood floors: beautiful, classic, and versatile. But the truth is that hardwoods aren’t right for every situation. Say you need a durable floor that can handle moisture (like in a bathroom or laundry room), or you want one that will absorb sound (for an apartment or condominium). In such cases,…
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Take Inspiration from the Tiny House Movement

The tiny house movement is a social movement defined by individuals choosing to live with less. Those who choose to live in a tiny house, usually a space between 100-400 square feet, do so for a variety of reasons. Common among all tiny house owners is a desire to downsize. Living in a tiny house…
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Don’t Fear Adding Color to Your Interior Design

Nothing is quite as striking as an interior that uses color well. Whether it’s blue walls in a kitchen or colorful tiles in a bathroom, the addition of color in a home is unusual and bold. Nevertheless, adding bright color to a space can be intimidating. If not executed properly colors can be over stimulating…