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Top Birmingham Flooring Trends of 2017

2017 was an innovative year for the flooring industry. Some of the most popular floors rose to the top due to their practicality, while others were favored for their eco-friendly benefits. Unlike many other flooring trends, those of 2017 were so popular that they could be here to stay! Below, the experts at Floor Coverings International Birmingham have…
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How to Choose the Perfect Carpet Material

When it comes to comfortable floors, carpet takes the cake. This cushiony, warm, and soft material comes in many forms, all of which can affect the underfoot feel of your carpet. Here at Floor Coverings International Birmingham, we have a vast selection of carpets to pick from, so to make your choice easier, we’ve compiled a list of…
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Tips for Cleaning Your Hardwood Floors

So it’s finally time. You’ve made it through the week, and while the house isn’t a total wreck once Sunday rolls around, you notice that your hardwood floors are looking a little dingy. Maybe it was from all the feet coming in and out of your home while you were hosting friends on Friday night,…
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Brand New Carpet: How to Treat Shedding

Even expensive carpets are going to shed when you first bring them home. In fact, there are many expensive types of carpeting -- such as wool -- that are going to shed a lot initially, even though they will be extremely durable later on. Both shedding and fuzzing have to be properly managed, or you'll end up…
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Carpet Colors & How They Impact Your Mood

Have you ever thought about how the colors in your home can impact your mood? The color of your new carpet can do more than just make a design statement. Colors can make a space feel bigger, warmer, more relaxing, and more. It’s important to keep this in mind when selecting your new carpet colors.…
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What Every Pet Owner Should Know About Selecting Carpet

Carpeting can be a great option for any home in the greater Birmingham area with one or more indoor pets. Carpets are soft and comfortable for pets to rest on, reduce pet noise, and can even hide shedding hair so that it does not ruin the look of the living room or bedroom. Followings are…
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Bathroom Tile: There’s Something For Everyone

Tile flooring is a bathroom mainstay for its versatility, water-resistance, and beautiful appearance. Birmingham residents who want to use tile in their bathrooms have a wealth of different options available to them. Keep reading to learn more about some top picks from our experts at Floor Coverings International Birmingham. A Touch of Luxury Here are two great tile…
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Choosing the Perfect Hardwood Floor

At Floor Coverings International Birmingham, many of our customers choose hardwood for their new floors. It is no surprise that hardwood is among the most popular options for flooring in Birmingham. It is durable, versatile, and adds timeless beauty to any space. Depending on the species and finish, hardwood works well with any décor. Here are some things…
Birmingham Travertine Tile

The Beauty of Travertine Tile

Travertine is a very popular flooring type. It is not only beautiful but also comes in a wide range of colors and patterns. Travertine offers a great deal of versatility. It is used all throughout homes as flooring, counter tops, or backsplashes. The experts at Floor Coverings International Birmingham outline the history, benefits, and beauty of travertine tile…
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Flooring Options for Homeowners on a Budget

Building or remodeling a home can be expensive. No matter how carefully you plan your budget, there's always the chance that you'll come up a dollar or two short on that marble sink you had your eye on. Here's the good news: Your flooring doesn't need to be expensive to be beautiful. Here are some…