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Quality Flooring for Safe Basements

Basements are unique among the levels of a Columbia home. Not just any flooring material can be safely installed below grade, and without proper consideration, the wrong basement floor can even impact a homeowner’s health! For those who enjoy the cool calm of a basement sanctuary, moisture-resistant floors are crucial. Moisture threatens healthy, safe basement…
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Quick Guide to Refinishing Hardwood Floors

Hardwood floors may last a lifetime if properly cared for, but sometimes factors align to damage your beautiful flooring. Or maybe your wood floors are vintage originals from the past, and it’s time for a refresher. Whatever the case, Floor Coverings International Columbia East is here to talk hardwood floor restoration. Whether your floor is best served by a…
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Maintaining and Cleaning Natural Stone Floors

High-end stone flooring is something special to behold. Marble, granite, and slate are three popular options, providing any Columbia home with the cool, calming ambience for which these stones are renowned. However, a major point to bring up with high-quality stone flooring is care and maintenance. To fully enjoy the luxurious beauty of these natural…
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…
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How to Clean Stone and Slate Tile Flooring

While materials like marble, travertine, granite, and slate are extremely durable and don’t require much special attention, knowing how to properly clean them is still important if you want to maintain the appearance of your tile floors over a long period of time. The tile and stone flooring experts at Floor Coverings International Columbia East are here today to…
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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…
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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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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…
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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…
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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…