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Carpet vs Hardwood: The Perfect Flooring for Your Columbia Home

Despite hardwood and carpet being flooring opposites, many homeowners find themselves trying to choose between the two. It’s not always an easy decision - fortunately, Floor Coverings International Columbia East is here to help! Keep reading to learn whether carpet or hardwood is perfect for your Columbia home. Choose Hardwood if... You Want Beautiful, Elegant Flooring It’s hard to…
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The 4 Best Carpets for Your Living Room

Bringing comfort and warmth, carpet is a great option for your Cayce home. At Floor Coverings International Columbia East, we know that Cayce homeowners love the look and feel of wall-to-wall carpet in their living rooms. If you’re considering carpet but feel overwhelmed by too many options, we’re here to help! We’ve broken down the top four carpets to…
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Finding Your Perfect Flooring Fit

Finding the perfect flooring can be tough. At Floor Coverings International Columbia East, we understand that every Columbia homeowner has different priorities when looking for new flooring. We’ve compiled our top choices for a variety of concerns: durability, visual appeal, affordability, and comfort. Durability: Porcelain Tile Both porcelain and ceramic are versatile, durable flooring options. Porcelain is slightly harder…
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Synthetic Carpeting Misconceptions

Many people believe that natural flooring is just better - better for your health, home, and the environment. Given that mindset, it makes sense that many people have misconceptions about synthetic carpeting. When it comes to carpet fibers, many people assume that natural fibers such as wool are the best option. Floor Coverings International Columbia East is here to…
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Flooring That Makes a Statement

It’s hard to go wrong with neutral carpeting and natural-toned hardwood, but if you’re looking to make more of an impression, Floor Coverings International Columbia East is here to help! Below, we’ve compiled a list of dramatic flooring you might not have considered. From modern and trendy to classy and timeless, these flooring choices will make a statement. Black…
Infographic: Cut Pile vs. Loop Pile Carpet Floor Coverings International Columbia East

Infographic: Cut Pile vs. Loop Pile Carpet

If you've been exploring carpet options for your home then you've probably come across terms like "cut pile" and "loop pile". Floor Coverings International Columbia East has created this handy infographic to help you understand a little more about carpet flooring. If you reside in the Columbia, Cayce, Blythewood, or surrounding areas then give our experts a call. We provide free,…
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What the Flooring in Your Home Says About You

When it comes to choosing a floor for your Columbia area home, most people are so busy thinking about price and installation logistics that they forget to consider one of the most important things of all. Have you ever considered how different kinds of flooring communicate different priorities? Most of us naturally try to balance…
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DIY: Carpet Stain Removal

Homeowners in Columbia love carpet for the warmth and comfort it brings to their homes. However, carpeted flooring is not without its challenges, one of the most common being stain removal. Read on for some basic guidance regarding stain types and treatment options. Water-Based Stains When treating carpet stains, it’s best to identify the type…
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Flooring Types to Wow Your Guests

Columbia homeowners are always looking for flooring that is comfortable, durable and easy to maintain. But sometimes you just want your home to impress the guests. Luckily, there are many types of flooring that will wow your company and be a practical investment for your home. Learn more about our favorite flooring with big impact…
5 Things to Love About Area Rugs in Columbia

5 Things to Love About Area Rugs

We’ve said there is a lot to love about an expanse of warm, soft wall-to-wall carpeting, and that’s still true. However, for rooms of the house where hardwood, tile, or laminate are the preferred flooring, consider the benefits an area rug can bring. Design Area rugs are a simple way to enhance any room. They…