Infographic: The 3 Best Flooring Styles for Pet Owners

Choosing a flooring style that will stand up to the pressures of pets can be tough. Fortunately, the experts at Floor Coverings International Columbia East understand the strengths and weaknesses of the endless flooring options available and have come up with the three best hardwood alternatives for pet owners. Consider one of these styles, and rest assured that no…
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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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Best Flooring Options For Every Room in the Home

Selecting flooring for any room in your Columbia house is a big decision. If you need some help narrowing the choices, read on for the top flooring picks for every room in the home from our team at Floor Coverings International Columbia East. Kitchen Hardwood flooring in the kitchen is worthy of some debate. Standing…
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Natural Flooring Options: Carpet, Hardwood and Stone

Many homeowners in the Columbia area are looking to incorporate green building materials. Luckily, there are a number of natural and eco-friendly flooring products available today. Here is a quick overview of some popular types of natural flooring that will bring the outdoors in. Carpet Carpet is not usually the first thing that comes to…
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4 Reasons to Use Subway Tile in Your Home

Subway tile started its life as a utilitarian wall covering in the underground train tunnels of early 1900s New York City. However, over the last hundred years, subway tile has gained popularity and established itself as a classic choice for both public and private spaces. As our Floor Coverings International Columbia East experts will tell you, subway tile offers…
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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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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…
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Granite and Beyond: Selecting Stone Tile for Your Home

We love the look of natural stone in Columbia. When blue granite was selected as the state stone in 1969, legislators declared that this stone had been used to “beautify all areas of South Carolina.” Take a look at the South Carolina Statehouse and you’ll see what they mean. Selecting the right stone tile flooring…