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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

5 Things to Love About Wall-to-Wall Carpet

There is a lot to love about an expanse of warm, soft wall-to-wall carpeting. Learn more about the benefits of this style from our team at Floor Coverings International Columbia East. Comfort Columbia homeowners know what it’s like to step out of bed on a chilly winter morning. If you have hardwoods or tile flooring,…

Chevron and Herringbone: Parquet Hardwood Flooring

Parquet flooring is staging a comeback in Columbia. It’s the kind of comeback that Louis XIV would admire, having replaced the marble floors at Versailles with parquet hardwood in the early 17th century. The most famous example of parquet flooring is in Versailles’ “Hall of Mirrors.” Louis XIV, however, wasn't the only admirer of parquet flooring. After…