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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…
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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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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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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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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…
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Carpet Recycling: Your Questions Answered

We love helping homeowners in the Columbia area improve their homes and offices with new flooring. But what about the old flooring? If you are interested in learning more about the latest in carpet recycling efforts, read on! What part of the carpet can be recycled? Both carpet and padding can be recycled. Padding is…
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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…
Maintaining Hardwood Floors in Columbia SC

3 Tips for Maintaining Hardwoods in High Humidity

Humid environments are often considered to be detrimental to hardwood, which can be a particular concern through the hot Columbia summers. Humidity can cause wood to swell and warp. Wood rot is another risk, as is mold and mildew. Wood is a naturally porous material, so bacterial growth and mold growth can both potentially occur.…