natural carpet fiber Orange County

Infographic: Your Guide to Choosing a Natural Carpet

There are quite a few different kinds of natural carpet fibers, so the experts at Floor Coverings International Orange County NY have put together this straightforward rundown of the five most common: jute, coir, sisal, wool, and seagrass. Read on to discover more about these eco-friendly fibers, and figure out which one is right for your Orange County home. If…
Middletown Wool Carpet

The Differences Between Nylon & Wool Carpet

Carpet is a great addition to your Middletown home because it is soft, durable, and brings a cozy feel to any room. The carpet fiber chosen will have a huge impact on how the flooring looks and feels. Nylon and wool are the two most popular carpet fibers in the greater Middletown area. Both are…
Carpeting for stairs orange county, NY

How to Carpet Your Stairs Correctly

Stairway carpeting will make your Middletown home a safer and more pleasant space, but choosing the right carpet for this area can be tricky. At Floor Coverings International Orange County NY, we’re here to help carpet your stairs the right way. Read on to learn everything you need to know about stairway carpeting Benefits of Carpet for Your Stairs Increased…

When To Have Your Carpet Cleaned

Every family runs their home a little differently. At Floor Coverings International in Orange County, NY we do our best to give personalized maintenance advice based on a customer’s lifestyle. One of the main things that varies with lifestyle is how often you should have a carpet floor professionally cleaned. While a good rule of…

Shag Carpet History

While more commonly associated with the styles of the 1960’s and 70’s, shag carpeting has actually been used as a flooring material throughout history. Believed to originate from the ancient world, shag carpet made its way into modern times and came to define an American era. The deep pile and cushioned material of shag carpeting…

Deep Cleaning Tips and Tricks

You may vacuum your home once every week, but how often do you deep clean your carpet flooring? Whether or not you have pets, allergies, or children that impact your carpets, it’s very important to deep clean your carpet flooring at least once a year. Carpet traps more dirt, dust, and grime than we realize,…

Everything You’ll Every Need to Know About Carpet Padding

Al Franken once said, “It’s easier to put on slippers than to carpet the whole world.” Well here at Floor Coverings International of Orange County and Middletown, NY, we know that if you did want to carpet the world, the first thing you’d have to do would be to get a world’s worth of carpet…

The Advantages of Seagrass Carpeting

Natural fiber rugs are growing in popularity amongst those in the flooring and interior design industry. These days there is so much emphasis on sustainability and going green, so it makes sense that ecofriendly products are becoming more ubiquitous. While when most people think of ‘green’ flooring, their minds tend to go to materials such…