cleaning hardwood flooring, columbia

How To Deep Clean Solid or Engineered Hardwood Flooring

When properly cared for, hardwood flooring can last generations in your Columbia home. Learn more about proper techniques for cleaning your solid and engineered hardwoods from the experts at Floor Coverings International Columbia East. Solid Hardwood Flooring Whether your floors haven’t been cleaned in a while, or you recently moved into a new home with…
Carpet recycling in Columbia, SC

Carpet Recycling: Your Questions Answered

We love helping homeowners in the Columbia area improve their homes and offices with new flooring. But what about the old flooring? If you are interested in learning more about the latest in carpet recycling efforts, read on! What part of the carpet can be recycled? Both carpet and padding can be recycled. Padding is…
Tips for cleaning grout, Floor Coverings International Columbia East

Everything You Need to Know About Cleaning Grout

Tile is the perfect flooring in so many ways. It is water resistant and durable, making it perfect for kitchens, bathrooms, and entryways. It’s also stable and a great heat conductor, making it excellent for use with radiant heat. It’s easy to clean and stylish, coming in an endless variety of colors, patterns, and materials. So…
Maintaining Hardwood Floors in Columbia SC

3 Tips for Maintaining Hardwoods in High Humidity

Humid environments are often considered to be detrimental to hardwood, which can be a particular concern through the hot Columbia summers. Humidity can cause wood to swell and warp. Wood rot is another risk, as is mold and mildew. Wood is a naturally porous material, so bacterial growth and mold growth can both potentially occur.…