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…

Top 3 Benefits of Engineered Hardwood Flooring

Many Columbia homeowners want the look of hardwood flooring in their homes but are deterred by the price. Solid hardwood is a big investment, and while the benefits of this timeless flooring option are clear, the price is often prohibitive. At Floor Coverings International Columbia East, we feel that engineered hardwood flooring is a great alternative to solid hardwood.…

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…