Middletown Hardwood

The Four Most Popular Types of Exotic Hardwood

Exotic hardwoods are an elegant way to design a room that is both luxurious and timeless. Though exotic hardwoods can be expensive, they also appreciably increase the value of a home. But there are hundreds of different types of wood and all with very unique aspects. The experts at Floor Coverings International Orange County NY outline the details about some of the…
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…
Middletown Flooring

Home Decor Trends for 2018

Take a peek at forecast home decor trends for 2018 from the experts at Floor Coverings International Orange County NY if you are considering remodeling all or part of your home in the near future. These styles and decorative ideas can turn any home into a masterpiece that you and your family will love. Innovative Flooring Patterns The main advantage…
Middletown Kitchen Flooring

3 Tile Flooring Alternatives for the Kitchen

Tile is one of the most popular kitchen flooring materials, but there are many other options that are just as durable and beautiful. New, sleek flooring is a way to take your kitchen from dull to extraordinary! If you’re looking to update your kitchen, read below for experts at Floor Coverings International Orange County NY’s 3 favorite tile flooring alternatives…
Orange County Kitchen Flooring

How to Pick the Perfect Kitchen Flooring

Choosing the perfect flooring for your kitchen is not a decision you should make quickly. It’s important to take a good look at the other materials within your kitchen and to research the latest trends. This will make it easier for you to decide on the best flooring. Color and Style Options What kind of…
Bamboo Flooring

Pros and Cons of Natural and Carbonized Bamboo Flooring

An attractive and environmentally friendly alternative to hardwood, bamboo is quickly becoming a go-to option for trendy, eco-conscious homeowners. Although this increasingly popular type of flooring is not quite as versatile as hardwood, there are multiple options available. The two main types of bamboo are natural and carbonized, and while the main difference between these…
Kitchen Floors

Tips for Revamping Your Kitchen

The kitchen is one of the most important rooms in the house, so it should express your design esthetic as much as every other room. The perfect kitchen is functional and stylish, the best of both worlds! The experts at Floor Coverings International Orange County NY share some of their big and small tips for revamping a tired kitchen! Update…
Janka Scale Hardwood Floor

Hardwood Floors 101: What the Janka Hardness Scale Means

If you are looking to install hardwood flooring in your home, then you have probably heard of the “Janka Hardness Scale.” But what is it exactly? Gabriel Janka invented the Janka Hardness Scale in 1906 to determine the hardness of a particular type of wood on a scale from 0 to 4000. The harder the…

What You Need to Know About Luxury Vinyl Tile

When deciding on what type of flooring to install in your new home, vinyl may not come to mind right away. However, technology has come far and there is now the choice of Luxury Vinyl Tile (LVT). LVT is becoming increasingly popular among homeowners as they discover the many benefits of this new option. At…

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…