Top 3 Carpet Trends In Birmingham

Carpet is a common flooring option for homes in the Birmingham area. When you are selecting carpet for your home, you can make a bold statement by selecting a trendy carpet option. Here are three of the top carpet trends that Floor Coverings International Birmingham has found this year: 1. Go Bold With Gray and Blue When people are…

The Basics: Walnut Hardwood Flooring

With so many different types of hardwood flooring options available, selecting the best variety for your Birmingham home can be a tough decision. Getting answers to the questions you have about various types of wood floors can help you decide which ones best fit in with the style and needs of your home, and Floor Coverings International Birmingham

Harwood vs. Laminate Flooring in Birmingham

Hardwood has remained a popular flooring choice over the years for homeowners, known for its high quality and lasting value. It’s been here for centuries and is showing no signs of going out of style. Hardwood is so popular, in fact, that other manufactured materials are being made to mimic the look and feel of…

Preparing Your Home For A Birmingham Winter

Here in Birmingham, winter is a time where many homeowners look for ways to make their home a little extra cozy for the chilly weather and for holiday gatherings. Combat the cold nights and protect your floors from spilled drinks during holiday parties by utilizing a few of the tips below from our experts here…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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.…