Our Top 4 Carpet Trends for 2017

Carpet is one of the most popular flooring choices in the greater Birmingham area because it’s available in many stylish looks and adds a soft and cozy feel to the room. With so many different styles to pick from, it can be confusing selecting the perfect option for your unique home. Read below for 4…

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…

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…

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…

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…

5 Ways To Have Hardwood Installed

Once you decide that you want to have hardwood installed in your home, it is important to explore the different installation options. If you don’t specify, and installation team is simply going to come in and lay the hardwood down in the way that they determine is best given the layout of the room. While…

Best Flooring for Pet Owners

We love our pets! They’re cute and provide much-needed love and entertainment. They’re our best friends, confidants, exercise buddies, and can make individuals or families feel safer. That being said, they’re not the most careful creatures when it comes to not ruining the floors. Cats are known to scratch and destroy carpet while dogs can…

5 Natural Stone Tiles You May Not Have Considered

Most of us have heard about the use of granite, travertine, and marble as tile or pavers for flooring projects. Those, while beautiful, are only three of the many types of natural stone that is available for stone floors in the Birmingham area. In this natural flooring blog from Floor Coverings International Birmingham, we review five natural stone…

Carpet Materials: Polyester vs. Nylon

Deciding on a style of flooring can be a daunting task. Many people choose carpet thanks to its durability and affordable price. Once you’ve settled on a particular type of floor for your Birmingham area home, there are still quite a few decisions you’ll need to make. One big thing to consider with carpet flooring…

Did You Choose the Right Hardwood Sheen?

When you decide to have new hardwood floors installed in your Birmingham area home, there are a lot of questions to consider. At Floor Coverings International, we do our best to help customers make the right choices for their home. The sheen level you choose may seem like a small and insignificant piece of the large…