All About Carpet Flooring

Because of its comfort, visual appeal, and versatility, carpet has been a choice flooring for budget-conscious and comfort-focused homeowners for many years. With the endless options for cuts, colors, and materials, it can be hard to decide which carpet flooring is the best option for your Flagstaff home. Here we’ll look at different carpet styles… Read more »

5 Hardwood Floors That Ace the Janka Hardness Scale

If you’re interested in new hardwood flooring, familiarizing yourself with the Janka hardness scale is a great way to begin your search. The Janka scale ranks different hardwoods based on their durability. There are dozens of species used to make solid wood floors, but there are only a few domestic species with a Janka Hardness… Read more »

Why We Love High-Pile Carpets

With fall fast approaching here in Sedona, your local Floor Coverings International team is thinking of cool air and chilly nights. There’s nothing that says autumn quite like a plush carpet and a cup of tea, so this month, the Sedona team wants to introduce (or re-introduce) you to the benefits of high-pile carpeting. This… Read more »

Considering Wallpapering Your Floors? Read This First.

The trend of using wallpaper to spruce up laminate flooring is popping up on DIY blogs and home improvement enthusiasts’ radar everywhere.  We can understand the fascination! Adding wallpaper to your floors creates a unique look and can breathe new life into your interior design. As interesting as wallpapered floors are, though, there are a… Read more »

How To: Choose the Right Area Rug

At Floor Coverings International Flagstaff, we know how important the right area rug can be to creating the interior of your dreams. Area rugs add comfort, warmth, and style to any room– but knowing all of a rug’s benefits can pack on the pressure as homeowners try to choose the right fit for their space.… Read more »

3 Ideal Areas to Use Vinyl

At Floor Coverings International – serving the greater Flagstaff and Sedona, Arizona areas – we offer a wide variety of flooring options with great customer service. Sometimes we are asked to go into more details about certain flooring materials, and vinyl or even luxury vinyl tiles are just one example. To give you a more… Read more »

Carpet Squares Advantages & Disadvantages

Carpet squares, also called carpet tiles or modular carpet flooring, are most often used in commercial applications. However, they should be considered for residential settings for a few key reasons including ease of installation, durability, and many style options. Like many other options, carpet tiles are not without some drawbacks. At Floor Coverings International, serving… Read more »

Travertine Flooring: Pros & Cons

Travertine flooring is a natural stone flooring option that comes in various tile sizes and finishes. It has been used in a variety of uses, particularly as a building material. Some famous works include the Colloseum and The Trevi Fountain, both in Rome. While the main quarries are in Italy, there are others around the… Read more »

Stop These Habits For Better Carpets

For home owners with carpets, you love that they give great insulation and warmth especially with the chilly winters in Flagstaff. However you know that to keep them looking at their best, they require more maintenance than other materials like laminate or vinyl. Stop these habits to increase the lifetime of your carpets. Not having… Read more »

Designing with the 2015 Color of the Year

“Marsala enriches our mind, body and soul, exuding confidence and stability. Marsala is a subtly seductive shade, one that draws us into its embracing warmth.” – Leatrice Eiseman Executive Director, Pantone Color Institute® Every year, Pantone selects a unique color to represent the upcoming year. This annual design tradition provides great insight and can be… Read more »

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